Shaping tomorrow’s leaders through employee sponsorshipRandstad Canada’s sponsorship program develops skills, boosts responsibilities of participantsBy Leandra Harris05/07/2012|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/06/2012 Career development is a two-way street. It can be easy for an organization to believe a paycheque is enough to keep employees — especially those in a junior capacity — engaged and motivated. But this can be a dangerous train of thought.While there are many ways for an organization to spur performance — whether through incentives, mentoring or otherwise — one of the most effective tactics for helping high-potential employees demonstrate their ability and grow leadership skills is through employee sponsorship programs. Employee sponsorship programs are designed to accelerate potential top talent by teaming employees with more senior members at an organization and introducing new tasks that help them stretch beyond current roles. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.