Mentoring

A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study states that 98% of millennial’s believe working with a mentor is a necessary component in their career development.  Workforce-based mentoring is proved to have the largest impact on specific business or post secondary to high school student deep emotional branding. Mentoring also impacts the mentor, according to a report from A Billion + Change, a Points of Light initiative, mentoring is the top form of skills-based volunteering, and a 2015 report from Ernst & Young and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership lists “fostering employee engagement, satisfaction and retention” as a key reason for companies to engage in youth mentoring. Symphony Workforce classification of Mentors:

  • 101 Post Secondary Student Mentors
  • 201 Post Secondary Faculty Mentors
  • 301 Seasoned Current Workforce Mentors
  • 401 Industry Specific Retiree Mentors