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How Mobile Access Drives More Productive Mentoring

Smartphones have transformed the way we live, work and play. The Pew Research Institute says 92% of adults own a cellphone, 68% own smartphones, and almost half own a tablet. More and more of our day-to-day tasks are accessible via mobile because it’s a lot more convenient than sitting down with a laptop or desktop. And this trend isn’t going … Read more

Stephanie Barton By

Career Mentoring Program Snapshot: Bridgestone Americas

Recently, Vince Reardon featured Bridgestone Americas, a Chronus customer, and their successful career mentoring program on his Mentoring Today podcast. We’ve provided a condensed and edited transcript of the interview for your convenience. Vince Reardon: Some employees go back to college to get advanced degrees. Others seek out challenging, high-profile work assignments. While these are sensible career moves, they aren’t … Read more

Sherry Tiao By

Mentoring Software Comparison: What You Should Know

Considering mentoring software? Well, pull up a seat—you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to walk you through the top points to consider as you perform your mentoring software comparison. Mentoring Software Comparison Points 1. Flexible configuration Organizations love mentoring because it fulfills multiple purposes. Depending upon your ultimate goals, there are several different formats that might fit your … Read more

Sherry Tiao By

How Software Can Help Your Onboarding Goals

When it comes to making your onboarding program strategic and effective to meet your hr goals, you might have already added collaborative learning and extended the program time frame. Great job – you’re on your way to an improved program. But what should your next steps be? Here’s the thing – manually running your onboarding program can only do so much. … Read more

Sherry Tiao By

Chronus Presentation: 8 Tips for Employee Development Program Best Practices

You have strong and skillful employees right at your fingertips. Solid training, clear communication, and a commitment to your workforce can go a long way in showing your dedication to your employees, as well as produce and sustain great results for the future of your organization. An employee career development program may be the answer to reducing disengagement and turnover, … Read more

Michelle Manson By

Mentoring Software Helps Companies Drive Business Objectives

Author and speaker Vince Reardon recently featured Chronus on his BlogTalkRadio program, “Mentoring Today.” Nic Chambers, Chronus’ Vice President of Business Development, joined him to explain how organizations benefit from using software to run mentoring and other career development programs. Chambers said, “When I think about these organizations and why they’re interested [in mentoring], it’s all about offering career development … Read more

Sherry Tiao By

Build Your Organization’s Mentoring Culture With a Pilot Program

Mentoring is a smart strategy for organizations ready to invest in employee development, and it’s important to roll it out right to ensure the best adoption rates. The biggest factor of success, by far, is a mentoring culture that permeates from top to bottom. Build a mentoring culture with a pilot program that lets you harness that vital organizational support and … Read more

Kira Fickenscher By

Case Study Brief: Public Transportation Firm Improves Productivity & Training with Chronus

We’re keeping it short and sweet in our latest case study brief for a public transportation client looking to streamline and scale their coaching program. Organizational growth and individual learning needs can complicate the management of coach and coachee relationships, create gaps in program communication and consistency, and make it difficult to measure and track progress overtime. They turned to … Read more

Michelle Manson By

Crop of the Season: Employers Eyeing Millennial Graduates for Hire

For human resource recruiters and employers, the months of May and June bring excitement with the new flood of millennial graduates to pick from; bright, freshly primed from their formal studies, technology advocates, and ready to begin a new chapter in their lives. As the festivities following graduation die down, many graduates immediately jump onboard the job search train to … Read more

Michelle Manson By

Top 5 Signs Your Sales Training Programs Aren’t Working

At times, barriers to an effective sales training program seem insurmountable. Teams are located away from headquarters or across different countries and time zones. The pressure to hit quotas makes teams reluctant to leave the field. Most people learn by doing, which can be difficult to facilitate. And because salespeople have so many different experiences and skills, it’s difficult to … Read more

Steve O’Brian By

Case Study Slideshare: Daimler Trucks Reinvents Corporate Mentoring Program

You heard about our mentoring and talent development software, now see it in action in our latest customer success case study on Daimler Trucks North America. While managing heavy-duty trucks and vehicles is no easy feat, trying to run multiple cross-site mentoring programs can introduce new organizational challenges overtime. In order to reduce administrative burdens, strengthen learning programs, and communicate … Read more

Michelle Manson By

Slideshow: Five Signs Your Corporate Coaching Needs Software

A growing workforce should be a happy event, so why the sad face? If you find yourself immersed in an administrative warfare when it comes to prioritizing programs and hand-matching coaches to employees, then it’s time to reevaluate your current corporate coaching methods. We’ve designed a brief SlideShare presentation with five signs that alert you to your methods becoming well, … Read more

Michelle Manson By

Chronus Helps Daimler Trucks Reinvent Corporate Mentoring Program

In our new case study, see how the largest truck manufacturer in North America, Daimler Trucks, is using Chronus mentoring software to develop and further the career paths of 4,000 employees across U.S. and Mexico locations. Initially limited by administrative burdens such as spreadsheets and a one-region software program with a poor learning structure, Daimler is now leveraging mentoring programs across … Read more

Michelle Manson By

Is It Time? Five Signs Your Corporate Coaching Needs Software

Corporate coaching is a key strategy to develop and retain strong leaders across the organization. In a 2012 survey to HR executives, 65 percent rated coaching as a highly effective talent development tool.* Companies are leveraging coaching to prepare the next-generation of executive leadership, hone skills of high-impact functional managers and retain key employees. Corporate coaching programs are growing in … Read more

Steve O’Brian By

Is it Time to Automate Your Mentoring Program?

Many Chronus clients come to us after trialing a homegrown, spreadsheet-based mentoring program. The consensus is that running a program without software is like glimpsing great success, just out of reach. It’s like hand-plowing acres of fertile soil. It’s like serving people with a toothpick at an all-you-can-eat buffet. It’s like—well, you get the point. Are you encountering these common … Read more

Kira Fickenscher By

Coaching: From Millennials to Mid-Level Employees & Beyond

As a Seattleite, I couldn’t be more proud of our Seahawks this year (shameless brag coming). We won the Superbowl! What’s more amazing is that the team is made up of guys that a lot of other NFL teams simply overlooked because they didn’t ‘seem’ to have high potential. Turns out that the right team and the right coach was … Read more

Rayanna MacElveen By