Business Mentoring Matters

Does business mentoring work?

Posted on Thu, May, 02, 2013

Well, consider these resources.

This article in Forbes discusses a study where “Sun Microsystems compared the career progress of 1000 employees over a 5-year period.” Some of the results? “Both mentors and mentees were approximately 20% more likely to get a raise than people who did not participate in the mentoring program.”

In an article called “Guiding the Way” in Success magazine, the author quotes Ellen Ensher, associate professor of management at the business college at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, as saying, “People who use mentors are more successful than those without mentors, and that’s substantiated by academic research. They get more promotions, make more money, and have more career and job satisfaction.”

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