Metrics

Mentoring Program Success

Metrics Impact

Protégé Job Retention

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Challenges ACP is Addressing

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A Snapshot of Veteran Applicants

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77%

Enlisted service members

23%

Officers


76%

Male

24%

Female


37

Median age

28%

Age 30 or younger

41%

Age 40 or older


23%*

Interested in small business/entrepreneurship


Since 2010, ACP Veteran Applicants have come from more than 7,000 towns and cities across the U.S.

 

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A Snapshot of Active Duty Spouse Applicants

5%

Male

95%

Female


35

Median age

28%

Age 30 or younger

30%

Age 40 or older


20%*

Interested in small business/entrepreneurship

Protégé Applicant Ethnicity Statistics

Ethnicity Stats

Protégé Applicant Education Level

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Veteran Protégé Survey Results

Throughout each mentorship, ACP surveys our Protégés to measure their satisfaction with our program. As of January 2023, ACP has received 18,944 responses to the survey.

98% of Protégés would recommend the program to a fellow veteran.

When asked, which of the following objectives have you and your mentor worked on together, Proteges responded:

 

Improving my résumé and interview skills 12,671 (67%)  
Translating my military background into civilian terms 11,229 (59%)  
Refining civilian career goals and professional ambitions  10,855 (57%)  
Building a network of professionals 10,480 (55%)  
Learn about career opportunities 9662 (51%)  
Dealing with work/life balance issues 8778 (46%)  
Searching for job opportunities 6,805 (36%)  
Determining if I should go back to school 4903 (26%)  
Learning how to deal with a difficult boss or colleagues/improving interpersonal relationships 4,660 (25%)  
Learning how to advance at my current job 4,655 (25%)  
Learning how to start my own business/build my own business 1741 (9%)  
Other 1070 (6%)  
No, the program was not valuable 151 (<1%)  

Note: Participants may select multiple categories, so percentages do not add up to 100%

Active-Duty Spouse Protégé Survey Results

Throughout each mentorship, ACP surveys our Protégés to measure their satisfaction with our program. Since the start of ACP's Active Duty Spouse Program in 2018, ACP received 748 responses to the survey.

When asked, which of the following objectives have you and your mentor worked on together, Active-Duty Spouse Proteges responded:

Improve my professional confidence 650 (87%)  
Identify which career fields and job opportunities best suit my skills, interests, and experience 590 (79%)  
Improve my résumé and interview skills  568 (76%)  
Learn about career options and pathways in a specific industry 541 (72%)  
Discuss strategies for improving work/life balance 512 (68%)  
Made connections with business professionals outside my network 479 (64%)  
Create a career plan for the next 5-10 years 478 (64%)  
Conduct an effective job or internship search 439 (59%)  
Understand how to advance at my current job 438 (59%)  
Enhance relationships with my managers, direct reports or other colleagues 418 (56%)  
Learn about certifications that will increase my marketability 413 (55%)  
Cultivate my public speaking, communication and presentation skills 350 (47%)  
Determine if I should go back to school or pursue higher education 318 (43%)  
Understand how my volunteer work or childcare responsibilities give me marketable skills  303 (41%)  
Determine how to prepare for and navigate a performance review 271 (36%)  
Learn how to start or expand my own business 195 (26%)  

Note: Participants may select multiple categories, so percentages do not add up to 100%

Mentor Survey Results

Throughout each mentorship, ACP surveys our Mentors to measure their satisfaction with our program. In 2022, ACP received responses from 2,293 Mentors.

Are you glad that your company is participating in ACP?

Yes 2,292 (99%+)  
Unsure 6 (<1%)  
No 0 (0%)  

Would you recommend ACP to a friend or colleague?

Yes 2,283 (99%+)  
Unsure 6 (<1%)  
No 4 (<1%)  

Would you consider being a Mentor again in the ACP program?

Yes 2,268 (99%)  
Unsure 13 (<1%)  
No 12 (<1%)  

*Data from Protégé Applicants YTD 2023