Older woman and younger Many women and underrepresented groups would love a mentor – someone that has been where they are and can offer career guidance. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A mentor is an experienced and trusted advisor. A mentee-mentor relationship is built on trust, and. A mentor leverages their expertise and experience to guide a professional coming up through the ranks. According to a recent report, Future of Women 2020, 49% of respondents reported that it is a struggle to find mentors, and roughly one in five (18%) of respondents said that finding anyone to provide career guidance internally is hopeless.

Many initiatives within organizations are working to bridge the gender gap through a focus on STEM education and entry-level professionals, but few are focused on addressing the emerging leadership gap within the tech industry.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

 

BenefitsPRO

Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.