Retaining your high potentials is a key factor in continuing your organization’s success. A healthy pipeline of talent with the right knowledge, capabilities and leadership aptitude enables organizations to stay competitive. However, with the war for talent in full swing, high potentials expect investment in their development and their organizational engagement is essential to retaining them. Mentoring is an impactful way to solve this. A PwC study found 35 percent of millennials said they were attracted to employers who offer excellent training and development programs and saw it as the top benefit they wanted from an employer, with working with qualified coaches and mentors being the highest valued development opportunity.
With high potential mentoring, you can:
86% of business & HR leaders believe they don’t have an adequate leadership pipeline.
Chronus software provides an extensive admin toolset that makes high potential mentoring easy to administrate and measure. Progress tracking and outcome reporting capabilities allow you to check on the relationship, track the connection and export reports to share with your leadership.
Great mentoring programs don’t just happen. They are built through planning and sustained commitment while continually improving the program. Learn our five-step process.
Gaining leadership approval is crucial: their support will ensure resources for the program, prioritize the initiative, and clear your program for launch.
Not every mentoring program needs software, but as your program evolves, you’ll likely encounter mentoring program growing pains that software can soothe.