Improve your employee development initiatives with a mentoring program. Workplace mentoring is a proven, cost-effective strategy to engage employees around proactive career planning, leadership development, diversity, and reverse mentoring initiatives. Read on to see whether mentoring fits any of your needs.
Career mentoring engages employees around proactive career planning to provide them with direction, set goals, learn new skills, and gain valuable insight and advice from others in your organization. Career mentoring programs:
Successful programs go beyond exposing potential leaders to senior members of the organization—they engage high performers and create opportunities for learning through current leaders who can push them to excel and become an integral part of the leadership succession plan. Mentoring for leadership development:
Mentoring is a widely used tool within diversity programs because it connects employees, builds development and communication networks, and spreads ideas across the company. Mentoring programs for diversity and inclusion can:
Reverse mentoring engages all layers of the organization as younger workers teach more senior workers new skills around fast-emerging areas such as technology. Reverse mentoring programs:
Many career mentoring programs are manually run with spreadsheets and sometimes SharePoint. Challenges we typically see with these programs include:
Solve these issues and take your employee development to the next level with mentoring software.
Start a new program or revitalize an existing program with mentoring software. Purpose-built to manage the workflow of a mentoring program, software guides you and your participants through an employee development program for productive learning and measurable results. Mentoring software delivers: