People come to the practice of mediation from all walks of life and professional backgrounds.
It's not just lawyers who become mediators. Anyone with an interest in alternative dispute resolution, strong communication skills, and sharp problem-solving abilities can excel in this career.
Considering this path?
In this post we're exploring some of the best reasons to become a mediator. These are the most common motivators for the students we work with in mediation training—and a good introduction to what the field is all about.
At the end of the post, we've included some information on how to earn a professional mediator designation, and key things to know about the training process. Let's get started!