Career Success Outcomes Associated With Mentoring Others: A Comparison of Mentors and Nonmentors
Mentoring, Mentor, Career success, Job satisfaction
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The present study examines the relationship between four career success variables—salary, promotions, subjective career success, and job satisfaction— with experience as an informal mentor among employees of a health care organization. Regression results indicate that individuals who serve as a mentor to others report greater salary, greater promotion rates, and stronger subjective career success than do individuals without any experience as a mentor to others. The results provide preliminary evidence supporting the notion that career benefits are associated with serving as a mentor to others.
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Citation / Publisher Attribution
Journal of Career Development, v. 32, issue 3, p. 272-285
Scholar Commons Citation
Allen, Tammy D.; Lentz, Elizabeth; and Day, Rachel, "Career Success Outcomes Associated With Mentoring Others: A Comparison of Mentors and Nonmentors" (2006). Psychology Faculty Publications. 32.