|Tip 15||Find a Mentor|
|[White Belt] Your mentor can help you from day one and ideally for years to come.|
Where this book is a virtual guide, the most successful programmers will have a real-life guide for the journey, too. Such a guide—or mentor—will provide wisdom and council for you personally on your first programming job.
The mentor’s role is to do the following:
Help you when you get stuck on the job. They’ve been programming long enough to have great problem-solving and debugging chops, so even when they don’t know all the answers, they can point out the next steps you should take.
Model behaviors and skills you want to learn. Time spent ...