Leah Hamilton, Assistant Professor, Bissett School of Business, was invited to present her latest research findings by Talent Pool, regarding the benefits of mentoring in the work force. By profiling the Harry G. Schaefer Mentorship Program that pairs senior Mount Royal University undergraduates with industry mentors, Leah, the lead researcher, found that mentoring was a mutually beneficial exercise to both the mentor and mentee.
Pairing students with industry mentors not only helps employ-ability but also career advancement once employed. In an economic downturn where many people are experiencing transition, mentorhship may prove to be very beneficial.
For the mentors, insight gained helped with both recruitment and retention of new grads.
Bissett School of Business congratulates Leah on her research.
To see the feature on Leah’s research on CTV Calgary, follow the link: