Modern Mentoring Guides & Trends

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Coaching vs Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

Coaching and mentoring are effective personal and professional development tools. Employees with mentors or coaches are likely to report higher job satisfaction, organizational commitment, compensation, and promotions. In this article, we’ll delve into the similarities and differences between mentoring and … Read more ›

By | November 9, 2023

Why Colleges Should Be Supporting Students With Mentors

One of the main goals of universities is to help students thrive and succeed in any way they can, preparing them for the real world after graduation. Sometimes it can be really difficult for students to make that transition, but … Read more ›

By | January 23, 2023

Why Having Friends at Work Can Help You and Your Team

Everyone has different types of friends; each kind of friend plays a different role in your life. There are friends you have fun with, those who give great advice, those who support you, those who push you to be the … Read more ›

By | May 3, 2022

Mentorship Topics to Discuss with Mentors & Mentees

Whether you’re a mentor guiding someone through their career journey or a mentee seeking guidance, creating a mentoring meeting agenda and a set of mentoring topics can be a game-changer. It presents both parties with an idea of what to … Read more ›

By | January 23, 2024

Four Benefits of Virtual Mentoring Programs

The day the World Health Organization announced a global pandemic, marked a new era for professional life as we knew it. This abrupt and sudden change was jarring for everyone involved. As organizations look to keep employees engaged and connected, … Read more ›

By | October 10, 2023

Top 8 Employee Engagement & Retention Strategies

Employee engagement is one of the most important and most prioritized aspects of a business. A recent Gallup poll found that 87% of employees are not engaged in their work, meaning they are not involved in, enthusiastic about or committed … Read more ›

By | May 11, 2023

Remote Mentoring: Cultivate a Virtual Connection

For many of us, working from home has become the new normal. As a result of the pandemic, companies are striving to support millions of remote workers with the power of remote mentoring to keep them effectively engaged and productive. … Read more ›

By | October 10, 2023

5 Tips for Running Mentorship Programs for Remote Employees

Even during more normal times, when work or education occurs on-site and not at makeshift desks at home, there are major benefits to mentorship programs that incorporate the ability to connect virtually. Read more ›

By | October 10, 2023

Solutions for Gender Bias in the Workplace

Toxic work cultures and microaggressions continue to plague the workplace for women. But there are steps organizations can take to help combat gender bias. Read more ›

By | September 15, 2022

Online Mentoring Programs: How Technology Enhances Connection

One of the great things about mentoring is the real, human connection that’s created by two or more people. It gets us back to a time before social media – before we considered a “like” a meaningful interaction with another … Read more ›

By | October 10, 2023

From Diversity to Inclusion: Why and How Top Companies Are Shifting Their Focus

By shifting the focus from simply hitting diversity metrics to building inclusion programs in the workplace, leading organizations are not only able to create an environment of belonging that encourages diverse views, but also provide a ripe workplace for people with diverse backgrounds to flourish and feel valued. Read more ›

By | April 1, 2024

Infographic: The Top 5 Workplace Mentoring Program Types

When almost a third of employees employed in their current job for less than six months are already job searching, organizations are turning to tried and true engagement strategies to retain their top talent. Read more ›

By | August 15, 2023

4 Steps to Matching Mentors and Mentees

Employees who are most engaged at work perform 20% better and are 87% less likely to leave the organization. However, without properly matching mentors and mentees, a mentoring program may never reach this kind of impact. Read more ›

By | May 22, 2023

5 Reasons to Start a Veteran Mentorship Program

In the increasingly competitive job market today, companies are looking for qualified, talented applicants, and they’ll need to provide the right career development programs and opportunities to keep them. Veterans, who make up just over 20 million Americans, are an … Read more ›

By | April 12, 2023

Flash Mentoring: One-Time Learning for Self-Driven Development

The dreaded moment: you have a burning question and no idea where to turn. For most people, this leads to a frantic Google search. But what if you could turn to someone instead of something for answers? With flash mentoring, participants can turn to mentors in order to learn a skill or topic of their choosing in a short amount of time. Read more ›

By | December 13, 2023

Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Hampering Innovation?

Research shows compelling evidence that diversity unlocks innovation and drives market growth. McKinsey & Company found ethnically diverse companies and gender-diverse companies are respectively 35% and 15% more likely to achieve returns above average. Read more ›

By | June 27, 2023

SlideShare: Why Gender Diversity Matters at Work

The higher you look in companies, the fewer women you see. Despite making up 47 percent of the workforce, women make up just 29 percent of positions by the time they reach the VP level, and a mere 19 percent … Read more ›

By | September 15, 2022

Manual Mentoring Challenges & Pain Points

There’s a reason 71% of Fortune 500 companies offer mentoring programs to their employees. A well run mentoring program is an effective strategy to engage, develop and retain more people at an organization. But the key phrase there is well … Read more ›

By | April 12, 2024

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