October is National Diversity Awareness Month -- Mentoring Programs Can Help Your Company’s Diversity Initiatives

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Management Mentors explores diversity and mentoring in its upcoming Internet radio show on Friday, October 12, 2007, at 9 a. m.(EDT).

Mentoring Matters: Mentoring in Today’s Business World

In honor of National Diversity Awareness Month, Management Mentors will discuss diversity and mentoring during its upcoming Internet radio show "Mentoring Matters: Mentoring in Today’s Business World" on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel on Friday, October 12, from 9-10 a.m. (EDT). People can listen directly from their PCs in the comfort of their homes or offices. Management Mentors’ shows will also be archived so listeners can listen whenever they want.

During Friday’s show, Management Mentors president Rene Petrin will focus specifically on what diversity is, how it affects mentoring, and best practices to keep in mind. Joining him will be Mary Hester Clifton, Diversity Manager from T. Rowe Price, and Chris Tabourne, Diversity Manager from Enterprise-Rent-A-Car. Petrin says, "Understanding issues pertaining to diversity is key to the success of any mentoring program. During this show, we’ll discuss strategies that have worked in ‘real-life’ company settings as well as challenges and how to handle them."

Upcoming Internet radio show topics for "Mentoring Matters" include the following: recruitment and mentoring, how to start a mentoring program, how to manage a mentoring program, success stories that feature real mentors and mentorees, communication strategies, listening strategies, plus much, much more.

Management Mentors, a full-service mentoring training, consulting, and support organization founded in 1989, helps companies attract and retain high potential employees. Management Mentors’ programs develop future leaders and create a more diverse workforce by removing the barriers to equal opportunity. It works closely with HR departments to design and implement corporate mentoring programs that help attract and retain new talent. Management Mentors operates offices in the U.S. and the UK. Current and past clients include Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Quaker Oats, Schering Plough, TJX Corporation, TIAA-CREFF, City of London Police, Royal Bank of Scotland and Sony Music Corporation.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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