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GenX Think Tank: the Value of Mentorship Today

POSTED ON September 27th  - POSTED IN Generation X Perspectives

A short history lesson: Mentorship began centuries ago, starting with the concept known as Apprenticeship.  In Medieval England as well as in Ancient Rome there was a persistence and commitment to ensure that a skilled craft is honed and perpetuated over time. The Industrial Revolution morphed this idea of on the job apprenticeships as companies spent […]

Millennial Think Tank: Mentorship in Today’s Workplace

POSTED ON August 30th  - POSTED IN Millennial Matters

The American worker stays at one job for an average of 4.5 years. For Millennials, that number is even lower. How does a business develop future leaders if they’re not sure they’ll be around to lead AT THEIR COMPANY? What do Millennials need most out of mentorship? We gathered members of our Think Tank to […]

The Pitfalls of Selecting a Mentor Today

POSTED ON July 2nd  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

It’s tough these days to find a decent mentor. We live in a period of time here where credibility is based on the perception of capability, rather than the demonstration of it, and where credibility can be manufactured. With the general populous swayed by social media presence, Wikipedia, and the perceived validation that comes with […]

Give Me a Guidebook and a Map: Mentorship and Millennials

POSTED ON June 25th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

  Anyone who has the (mis?)fortune to work with me knows that I hold myself to a high standard. I absolutely hate disappointing people and take criticism quite seriously. My superiors can take this in two ways: they can just hope that I will find the correct resources on my own to fix my own […]

Mentorship in the New World of Work

POSTED ON June 18th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Our work with our generational think tanks here at ARCOMPANY has recently focused on the current state of the workplace, and what that workplace will look like in the future. We’ve had many conversations about how the workforce has changed since Boomers and even GenXers first entered it, and Millennials have given us insight into […]