How Do You Mentor Technical Women at Work?

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Paired mentors and protégés exchange advice for career advancement and reduced turnover. Formal mentoring programs may include organized activities that provide a framework for the mentor-protégé relationship and can lead to more rapid career advancement and higher career satisfaction for participants than non-participants.

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  • Sun Engineering Enrichment and Development (SEED) Program (Case Study 1) | Relevant Audiences: Career

    Paired mentors and protégés exchange advice for career advancement and reduced turnover. Formal mentoring programs may include organized activities that provide a framework for the mentor-protégé relationship and can lead to more rapid career advancement and higher career satisfaction for participants than non-participants. New hires and established employees at Sun Engineering are paired with executives and senior Engineering staff in a well-organized program. Participants are four times more likely to be promoted and twice as likely as company averages to earn superior performance ratings.

 

Release Date: November 1, 2005
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