Senior UX Designer Daniel Abbott shares his top 10 tips for making the most out of having a mentor or workplace buddy:

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Having mentors moulded me into a more rounded designer. At comparethemarket.com, we have a buddy system in place where everyone is paired with another designer to form relationships and share ideas.

Buddy: someone who does an activity with you so that you can support and encourage each other.

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But it doesn’t end with design. I’ve found the buddy system to be a great route for personal and professional growth. Here are my top 10 tips for maximising your buddy relationship.

Daniel Abbott

Senior UX Designer at Compare the Market

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