A research piece published by the global advisory firm, Heidrick & Struggles entitled “Creating A Culture of Mentorship” presented its data on mentorship. More than 1,000 professionals shared their experience with mentoring. As a result of this, research showed that mentorship is generally an impactful experience—particularly for self-described ethnic and racial minorities.
Upon releasing the research, Heidrick & Struggles said:
“Our research suggests that companies aiming to better attract, retain and engage ethnic minority talent should consider a formal mentoring program if they don’t already offer one,” said David Pruner, partner and member of the Industrial Practice at Heidrick & Struggles. “It’s even more critical for companies to address this demand as more recognize diversity and inclusion as a key driver of a healthy corporate culture and their bottom line.”
Below we list some interesting highlights that the study presents on ethnic and racial minorities.
Read the full article here.