If your career path is dark, mentors can light the way

Jay, Robin
May 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/19/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p41
The article emphasizes the importance of mentorship. Research have found that people process about 8 percent of what they read, 18 percent of what they learn in a home-study course, and 89 percent when a mentor is involved. According to the American Society for Training & Development, more than 75 percent of executives target personal mentoring as one of the key factors in their business successes. "Business Finance" magazine reports that 77 percent of firms credited mentoring with increasing employee retention and performance.


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