Mentoring

Beyond School Walls: Empowering the Potential of Tomorrow's Workforce Through Workplace Mentoring

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Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times.

98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program report improved grades and 95% report an increased sense of belonging and better relationships with their peers

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Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times.

98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program report improved grades and 95% report an increased sense of belonging and better relationships with their peers

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E17: Balaji Ganapathy, Tata Consultancy Services

How COVID-19 is Hurting Working Women
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Balaji Ganapathy, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Chief Social Responsibility Officer at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the largest technology firms in the world.

Nickelodeon Sees E-Learning Success as Employees Mentor Aspiring Animators

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Nickelodeon and Burbank High School's Animation Partnership is proudly in its 8th year pairing students with our industry professionals. And thanks to a few key players, we’ve been proudly pushing on from home!

CNH Industrial: Supporting Women's Professional Development

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As part of its commitment to foster the development of its female professionals, CNH Industrial invested in a Women’s Mentoring program in Italy. The program aims at boosting professional growth by creating inter-functional synergies, inspiring a culture of giving back, and promoting a sense of personal and professional commitment.

Mentoring Matters: Pour Wisdom Into Others

By Monique Collins
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Every now and then, everyone gets stuck at a fork in the road, and the path forward is unclear. For me, it happened when I was 21 and had been working in retail for three years. At the time, I was an Operations and Staffing Manager, but felt there was more for me to do.

Fortunately, my manager encouraged me to follow my dream of getting a college degree. She coached me through interviews and provided the support I needed to make a change – or, in other words, she mentored me.

The Gift of Mentorship is Helping to Change Lives

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Once a month, Comcast employee Steven Greene gets in his car and drives two hours to have lunch with 16-year-old Micah, a student he mentors at our company’s Jacksonville, Fla. regional office. He doesn’t mind the drive, and December’s meeting was especially worth it – he got to witness Micah’s big smile when he was gifted a free iPad. “Surprises like this are what make the commitment even more special,” Steven said.

Welcome to Season 2 of the Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast ft. David Shapiro, MENTOR

The Mentoring Movement: Stand for Something, Stand with Someone
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly begins season 2 of Pro Bono Perspectives with a call to turn our aspirations into plans and impact. She introduces the first guest of the season, MENTOR CEO David Shapiro, and other upcoming guests who are changing lives for the better, including PwC Responsible Business Leader Jeff Senne and VeraWorks President & Founder and job purposing pioneer Bea Boccalandro.

How Bacardi Aims to Shatter the Glass Ceiling

Spirits company launches mentoring program to cultivate female leadership.
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By Michael Woodward Ph.D.

The glass ceiling has slowly been cracking for years, but it is far from shattered. The 2019 Women in the Workplace report from McKinsey and Company found that women occupy only 21 percent of executive roles in the C-suite with just under 30 percent representation in vice president and senior vice president roles. Although there has been progress in the last five years, there is still a lot of work to be done.

Smithfield Foods Supports TeamMates Mentoring Program with $50,000 Donation

Company’s ninth year of partnership to benefit youth in Crete, Nebraska
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CRETE, Neb., October 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has announced the ninth consecutive year of partnership with TeamMates, a mentoring program serving local middle and high school students in Crete, Nebraska.

A Brand Built With Heart & Soul: Taking a Look Inside Justin’s

By Ethan Watters
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“When you name your brand after yourself, you can never have a bad day,” said Justin Gold, founder of Justin’s, a company known for its naturally delicious nut butters and organic nut butter cups. “You've got to bring your best every day, which is inspiring and awesome, and also exhausting.”

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