Career Focus

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BMJ 1998; 317 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7168.3a (Published 07 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:S3a-7168

Still more on mentoring - a useful summary in the Employee Development Bulletin (1998;106:8-12) provides a reality check from the world of business: and not a word of Greek mythology in sight. Mentoring is “a proven method of increasing individual and team skills” a developmental process apparently synonymous with training. The report confirms the beneficial effects of formal schemes on equal opportunties, and that it is an effective motivational process.

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