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Mentoring provides organizations several bene fits which include: increased productivity; increased recruiting ability; increased employee commitment to the organization; cost savings (as compared to other formal training programs); improved organizational communication; and enhancement of strategic planning ability [12].

In addition, mentoring can help in learning about the organization, augmenting the organizational culture [14]and providing entry into social networks that would otherwise be unavailable [13].

Kram describes career functions as “those aspects of the mentoring relationship that enhance learning the ropes and preparing for advancement in an organization” and psychosocial functions as “those aspects of a mentoring relationship that enhance a sense of competence, clarity of identity, and effectiveness in a professional role” [7].

The career functions include coaching, protecting, sponsoring, increasing exposure, assigning challenging projects and increasing visibility [7].

Many mentees report a gain in self esteem [12], increased confidence in managing their career roles [12] and mentoring augments career outcomes [13].

Mentees experience greater work satisfaction, career mobility, career and organizational commitment, recognition and lower turnover, as compared to those who have not been in a mentoring relationship [1, 4].

Furthermore, mentees also acquire greater career benefits such as higher salaries, more promotions and better work performance appraisals, as compared to non-mentored individuals [1,3,4,13] in addition to increased networking and visibility [13].

Mentoring has been indentified to be one of the most valuable practices to help employees navigate the workplace and advance their careers in business, industry and education [11].

Over the last 25 years organizations have realized the benefits of mentoring and launched mentoring programs into their developmental training plans [11].

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