Are you trying to establish a mentoring program within your firm that sticks? Consider these words of wisdom from a CPA based in
"We had people leaving after two years and no one knew why," said Nuruz Rahman, CPA and partner at Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP. "We discovered that it was because they didn't have mentors to show them that public accounting wasn't just about debits and credits and balance sheets – it was about gaining insight into the inner workings of a business and learning how they could play an integral role in helping those companies succeed."
The mentoring program, not surprisingly, has increased the firm's retention rate.
Rahman, who works in the firm's Financial Services Practice Group, knows what it takes to succeed. When he was 3 years old his family emigrated to the
University's Stern School of Business. He has been with Margolin, Winer & Evens for 15 years.