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For active or prospective mentors on Plato
As a mentor, how can I book calls with other mentors?
As a mentor, you might want to be able to learn from the community yourself and book calls with other mentors. You can do so by upgrading your account to a Freemium Plato account Here’s what you’ll be able to do: Browse through mentors available in the upcoming days Schedule one-off calls with them up to one week ahead Have access to a Mentee dashboard, where you can see your upcoming calls, and cancel them if needed Please not that it is slightly different f
How can I increase the likelihood of being booked?
To optimize your chances of being booked, we suggest opening as many 30 minutes slots per week as you can. Our mentors typically have as much as 5 time slots on their calendar, from Monday to Friday. Depending on their bandwidth, they usually choose to be able to be booked once or twice per week. You can edit this settings by doing this: ++Mentor Space > Personal Settings > Calendars++ !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/39314ed007439200/screen-shot-2021-03-29-at-241
As a mentor, how can I change my main slot of availability?
++Need more help? You can contact us:++ Via Crisp chat on our webpage Via Slack on the #support channel Via email to email@example.com
As a mentor, how can I cancel or reschedule an upcoming slot/session?
There are different scenarios: If you want to cancel an upcoming & unbooked 'Plato reserved slot' Simply ++decline the calendar event/invite directly in your calendar++ If you want to cancel or reschedule an upcoming session that is scheduled with a mentee You can either: Decline the calendar event/invite in your calendar; and we will prompt you to reschedule Cancel without rescheduling through the webapp by ++navigating to [Future sessions](https://www.platohq.com/app/mentor/s
As a mentor, how can I lead a Circle?
What is a circle? Plato’s community has expressed lots of interest in group mentorship — where they learn from a senior leader like yourself while also connecting with their peers. A "Circle” is a group of people who meet on Zoom, typically for 2 meetings, to discuss a leadership topic (it’ll be the same group of people in the meetings). Depending on the topic you choose, the group is either engineering managers, individual contributors (engineers), or product managers. Why lead a
How can I update my Mentor profile?
In your Mentor settings, you can update different items: Your mentor summary Your summary is the first thing mentees will read when browsing through mentors. It helps them determine if you’re a good match for a mentoring session, so it’s important | to make it as impactful as possible. Make sure to include a (short) summary of your past experiences, and to list several ways in which you can help a mentee. An example of an impactful mentor bio is [Aaron Crow's](https://www.platohq.com/me
As a mentor, how do I edit the frequency of a recurring mentorship?
You can update the frequency of a recurring mentorship by logging into your ++Mentor space > Future sessions > Edit session++ You can choose a biweekly or monthly frequency.
How can I remove my availability on the webapp but keep my ongoing calls?
As a mentor, you might want to focus on your current mentees, and not getting new ones. To do so, you need to remove your availability from the webapp, ie delete the main availability time slot You can proceed by doing this: ++Mentor space > Personal setting > Calendar++ Then just click on your mentor time slots on the calendar to . You will see this window: !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/39314ed0074392
How can I get meetings calendar invites on a different email address?
Your Plato account is linked to one email address, either professional or personal, but to have better visibility on your schedule you might want to receive your meeting calendar invites on several ones. You can receive meeting calendar invites on multiple email addresses by doing this: ++Mentor Space > Personal Settings > Calendars > Calendar invites++ Then add your email address ![Add a different email address](https://storage.crisp.
As a mentor, how do I take a break from mentoring?
++Let us know, either:++ Via Crisp chat on our webpage Via Slack on the #support channel Via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Why do you record calls? Can I disable call recording?
Disclaimer Call recordings are ++stored by Plato are are not shared to anyone unless there is approval from all participants of the call++ We record calls: for internal training purposes for learning purposes, if either the mentee or the mentor would like to re-listen to their call if there is any issue arising from the call (such as poaching suspicions) How do I opt out of call recordings? If you'd nevertheless like to disable call recording, you can let us know b
As a mentor, how I can I publish content on Plato?
You can either: Schedule a story gathering call with our story writer Send us content that you'd like us to write into stories to email@example.com ++Need more help? You can contact us:++ Via Crisp chat on our webpage Via Slack on the #support channel Via email to [mentors-support@pla