BENEFITS OF HAVING A MENTOR
86% of CFOs say it’s important to have a mentor for career development …
|42% Very important|
|44% Somewhat important|
|8% Not too important|
|5% Not at all important|
… But only 26% of workers have mentors
WHO HAS A MENTOR?
|Age: 18-34 years 41%|
|35-54 years 17%|
|55+ years 15%|
Top benefits of having a mentor, according to CFOs:
|48% Learn firsthand from someone in a role you aspire to|
|20% Learn the unwritten rules of the company or industry|
|11% Have a neutral sounding board for your ideas|
|9% Get help navigating office politics|
|8% Get introductions to new contacts|
|4% No benefits/don’t know|
Source: Accountemps surveys of more than 2,200 CFOs and 1,000 workers in the United States
Responses may not total 100 percent due to rounding.
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