Modern Mentoring Guides & Trends

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How to Be a Good Mentor

Mentoring rewards can be enormous but it does take effort and of course, preparation. Many people are able to identify someone who mentored them as they were just starting out professionally, or in school, or perhaps was simply a positive … Read more ›

By | September 1, 2022

How to Coach Great Employees

How do you coach great employees? First, it’s important to acknowledge that employees, even the best ones, can do with some coaching. But your company hired someone with a carefully detailed resume, who interviewed well and appeared to be a … Read more ›

By | June 13, 2023

How Diversity Mentoring Programs Help Organizations

For many companies, a diverse workplace is an important part of encouraging business objectives such as employee engagement and retention. A Deloitte survey found 39 percent of respondents would leave their current organization for a more inclusive one. Diversity is … Read more ›

By | October 25, 2023

Modern Mentoring: Mentoring Circles

By now, you’ve likely heard that mentoring is a big deal. Why, you ask? Well, for starters, it engages employees. Among other things, retention is 25 percent higher for employees who have engaged in company-sponsored mentoring (Deloitte Research Brief, 2012). … Read more ›

By | October 10, 2023

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 … Read more ›

By | September 15, 2022

Group Mentoring Guide: Benefits, Tips and How to Implement

What are Group Mentoring Programs? Group mentoring is when one or more mentors guide and support a small group of mentees. This approach uses the mentors’ combined experience to help several people at once and build a sense of community. … Read more ›

By | May 29, 2024

Bridging Generational Gaps with Reverse Mentoring

In traditional hierarchical organizations, it’s senior employees who pass on wisdom and newer workers who learn from them. However, companies are increasingly recognizing that younger generations have perspectives and skills that can benefit their more experienced colleagues. Many organizations are … Read more ›

By | May 29, 2024

Improve Mentoring Program Engagement: Top Five Tips

Everyone appreciates a good mentoring program. Mentors and mentees love that their organization is sponsoring opportunities for growth, they love learning in person from others, and they love being able to connect to people with common experiences and goals. But … Read more ›

By | October 10, 2023

10 Tips For Starting a Business School Mentoring Program

Planning = Mentoring Success You may have decided to start a mentoring program for your business school, but now comes the hard part—planning it in a way that ensures maximum success. Where should you start and how should you start? … Read more ›

By | July 27, 2020

How Informal Talent Development Programs Can Produce Impactful Leadership for Organizations

Most employees evaluate several factors before starting a new position at a company: Will the work be relevant to career aspirations? Does the company provide a competitive salary? Are there opportunities for growth? In order to successfully recruit and retain … Read more ›

By | March 25, 2020

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 … Read more ›

By | August 17, 2021

Our Tips Revealed: Employee Development Program Best Practices

Developing your employees requires time and effort. Successful employee development programs not only arm the employee with lifelong skill sets, but also demonstrate organizational trust and eagerness to drive employee growth and retention. Even so, an employee development program is particularly … Read more ›

By | May 7, 2024

Five Signs Your Corporate Coaching Program 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 … Read more ›

By | June 13, 2023

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 … Read more ›

By | June 19, 2023

Why University Mentoring? Four Benefits of a University Mentoring Program

Every year, universities strive for excellent national rankings and recognition for their educational offerings. Part of those rankings come from high graduation and job placement rates. In addition, universities that offer a range of enriching and engaging activities attract the top … Read more ›

By | October 10, 2023

Measuring Talent Development & Employee Retention

At Chronus, we believe in the value of talent development programs and are often called upon to help customers figure out the ROI of their mentoring and coaching programs. Therefore,  we’ve excerpted a passage for you from our new ebook, … Read more ›

By | April 12, 2023

Article Review: Mentoring, Your Road Map to Success

This week, we’d like to recommend an insightful article on workforce mentoring programs published by HR Certification Institute (HRCI). The HRCI is an internationally recognized certifying organization for HR professionals and is also a Chronus customer. The article incorporates the … Read more ›

By | October 20, 2020

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