Mentoring Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

Monday, March 31 2014

As January comes to a close, so does National Mentoring Month. Mentoring, as a practice has proven a successful tool for both youth and professionals; pushing both to achieve their full potential. According to a Pew Public/Private Ventures study, women who have a mentor advance their careers more quickly.

mentoring-worksYouth Mentoring has proven effective in

  • increasing school attendance,
  • reducing bullying,
  • increasing honesty,
  • reducing the alcohol and illegal drug use.

Business Mentoring (or Reverse Mentoring) has led to

  • higher retention of high-potential employees,
  • increased productivity,
  • increased promotion,
  • higher salaries.

We have tried to make the case for why mentoring matters, why mentoring works, how you can make mentoring work for you. Now it’s up to you to find your own mentor. has produced an excellent infographic quantifying the benefits of mentoring both for society and for your business. If you’re not already excited, it should inspire you to become a mentor.

Mentors Make A Difference [infographic]


Amelia is a professional People Person, dedicated to helping people communicate and realize their ideas. After various lives in her native New York City, she has spent the last 8 years in Madrid chasing sunsets and traveling when she can.
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