Human Capital Institute and MENTTIUM Corporation Announce Agreement

Washington D.C. – May 26, 2005 – The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a non-profit think tank, association, and educator in talent management strategies, and MENTTIUM Corporation, the global leader in corporate mentoring, announced today that MENTTIUM will sponsor HCI’s Mentorship Strategies learning and research track.

“This alliance is the first step to building a panel of thought leaders for this key track within HCI’s Talent Development community,” said Allan Schweyer, HCI’s Executive Director, “Mentorship, while not a new concept, is becoming a talent management strategy for which organizations are seeking new approaches and technologies. The Human Capital Institute welcomes MENTTIUM’s experience and innovation as we undertake to build research, education, and tools to assist organizations in their efforts to effectively mentor employees.”

As a result of the alliance, MENTTIUM will be recognized for their financial support and advisory role in the development of Mentorship research, white papers and education.

Selected employees and associates of MENTTIUM will become Professional members of the Human Capital Institute, enjoying full membership benefits including access to HCI’s research library, live local Network events, Webcasts, Executive Briefings, and Talent Directories.

“We are pleased to support HCI’s efforts to educate organizations and individuals about the importance of effective talent management,” said Lynn Sontag, President and CEO of MENTTIUM Corporation, “MENTTIUM’s comprehensive mentoring programs support the importance of human capital — the most powerful component of building a competitive organization in this day of challenge and change.”

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ABOUT MENTTIUM CORPORATION

Fourteen years ago MENTTIUM 100 was the nation’s first cross-company mentoring program.

Today the pioneer leader in current mentoring models continues to innovate and lead in this burgeoning industry. By working closely with organizations to design and implement mentoring solutions, MENTTIUM helps organizations successfully attract, develop and retain key talent.

For more information please visit: www.menttium.com

ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE (HCI)

The Human Capital Institute is a non-profit think tank and professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent acquisition, development, engagement, management, strategy and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI collects original, creative ideas from the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of executives and professionals in education, consulting, human resources, strategic search, organizational development, and talent management.

For more information, please visit: www.humancapitalinstitute.net

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PRESS CONTACTS
MENTTIUM Corporation
Kim Vappie
612-436-4400

Human Capital Institute
Andrea Miller
866-538-1909

Posted June 4, 2005 in Engaged Workforce

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