Our analysis shows that the world’s best workplaces are particularly adept at nurturing people growth. Cisco’s Speed Mentoring Program, modelled after speed dating, focuses on quick-hit information, time-efficient networking and the methodical pursuit of a mentor. Speed mentoring facilitates the development of mentoring relationships by providing a forum for getting to know multiple individuals in a single setting. A given mentee meets multiple mentors, spending 5 minutes with each – this simulates a multi-level, time-bound approach to networking and relationship building that helps participants quickly identify individuals with common goals and mutual interests.

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