Participant Interest Survey Questions

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Introduction

If you're unsure what the best approach is to meet the needs of your potential participants, an interest survey is a great place to start. Review the questions below for ideas.

These entries could be anonymous!*

*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Email:
Current position title:

Would you like to participate in a mentoring program in _____ (Qtr or Year)?

  • Yes, I would like to be a mentor
  • Yes, I would like to be a mentee
  • Yes, I would like to be both a mentor and a mentee
  • Not Sure
  • Neither

Conditional follow-up response: If user selects ‘Not sure’ or ‘Neither’, they should get the following open text question:

Please let us know why you selected ‘Not Sure’ or ‘Neither’.  Select all that apply:

  • Timing
  • Bandwidth
  • Interest
  • Not relevant for my career
  • Other

Conditional follow-up response: If user selects ‘Other’, they should get the following open text question:

Please explain why you selected ‘Other’.

What type of mentoring program structure would best suit your interests:

  • Mentoring Circles consisting of a Mentor and several mentees
  • One-to-One Mentee/Mentor Mentoring Relationship
  • One-to-Many: Participants could match with several partners consecutively
  • Flash Mentoring: Connect once with a colleague to network or discuss a specific skill, with the option to schedule follow up meetings if desired.
  • Not Sure
  • All of the Above

Conditional follow-up response: Those who select Mentoring Circles should receive the following question:

What do you hope to gain from a mentoring circle (e.g.,specific expertise, best practices and support from colleagues, exposure to other areas and roles in the company, etc.).

As either a mentee or a mentor, how much time would you have/want to invest in a mentorship relationship?
  • 1 - 2 hrs. a month
  • 2 hrs. - 4 hrs a month
  • Unstructured/flexible - meet whenever needed

What is your preferred mentoring program duration?

  • 6 Months with the same partner
  • 1 Year with the same partner
  • Ongoing enrollment, selecting partners when a development need or interest arises
  • Up to 1 full week of job shadowing
  • Other

Conditional follow-up response: If user selects ‘Other’, they should get the following open text question:

Please let us know what you envision for program structure and duration.

Do you anticipate any blockers to your ability to commit the time required to participate? If so, please describe (e.g., management support, workload, travel, etc.).
Would you like the ability to select your mentorship partner:
  • Yes, I would like the ability to select my mentee/mentor
  • No, I would like the program sponsor to assign my partner based on my preferences
  • No preference for matching

When selecting a mentoring partner what criteria would be most important for you? Rank the following options, with 1 being the highest priority:

  • Job Title / Position
  • Department
  • Tenure
  • Mentor’s Areas of Expertise / Mentee’s Areas of Development
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Grade Level
  • Other

Conditional follow-up response: If user selects ‘Other’, they should get the following open text question:

Please let us know any other criteria that are important to you when being matched in a mentorship:

What areas would you like to mentor or be mentored on in a partnership? Check all that apply:

(Admin - Add your list here of what you are planning to offer as the focus for your program: Career pathing, leadership competencies, specific business skills, etc.)

What design elements should be included in a mentoring program? Select all that apply:

  • A series of specific business skills needed to progress in your career at Teva
  • General professional/leadership skills
  • Job shadowing opportunities
  • Exposure to different functions within the company
  • Peer-to-peer mentoring
  • Other
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Conditional follow-up response: If user selects ‘Other’, they should get the following open text question:

Please explain why you selected ‘Other’.

Please use this space to include any recommendations about what would make a mentoring program meaningful to you:
Please use the space below to define or detail some other mentoring related activity/training that would enhance your career objectives:

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