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What are Group Mentoring Programs?

As with most traditional structures, mentoring has its cornerstone: one-to-one relationships. That’s the tried-and-true way. But mentoring has evolved in pace with the corporate and academic landscapes and continues to prove itself as a uniquely impressive machine for powering success.   What is Group Mentoring? Group mentoring is one of several mentoring varieties on the rise and it’s clear why: … Read more ›

By | August 31, 2023

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 also struggling with generational gaps that make it harder to retain younger employees and relate to younger generations of customers. … Read more ›

By | September 7, 2023

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 people are busy. Sometimes mentoring gets pushed off just for a bit, and then, at times, forgotten altogether. It’s not … 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? Luckily, we’ve collected our top 10 tips from our program-planning experts. Read on to find out our recommended best practices … 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 these employees for development into future leaders, it’s important to adopt a “hire to retire” approach to talent development. Early … 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 in their lives. As the festivities following graduation die down, many graduates immediately jump onboard the job search train to … 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 tricky to sustain and with the wrong approach, may end up becoming more of a liability than an opportunity for … Read more ›

By | October 10, 2023

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 next-generation of executive leadership, hone skills of high-impact functional managers and retain key employees. Corporate coaching programs are growing in … 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 overlooked because they didn’t ‘seem’ to have high potential. Turns out that the right team and the right coach was … 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 students, which also translates into better rankings. So how do university mentoring benefits fit into these activities? Mentoring is an attractive extracurricular to … 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, “The ROI of Mentoring, Coaching, and Other Employee Development Programs” about employee retention. Feel free to download the entire ebook now. … 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 opinions of experts in Mentoring, including our very own Vetri Vellore, CEO of Chronus. Titled, “Mentoring, your Road map to … Read more ›

By | October 20, 2020

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