Business Mentoring Insights

  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Mentoring

      Mentoring is an experience of a lifetime. Most people who want to grow in their career feel the need for a mentor in their lives. Even organizations are embracing mentoring as a part of their leadership development, employee satisfaction, and talent retention strategies. With most employers wanting their people to engage in some form of mentoring, it is quite a trending topic now. There are lots of resources available on the internet that talk about what mentoring is, how beneficial it is, and how a mentoring relationship can be successful. But today we’ll discuss five things about mentoring that most people don’t know. Read more

    Mon, Jul, 19, 2021

  • Know The Type Of Mentoring Your Employees Need

    “Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the direction.”- John C. Crosby, American Politician. Read more

    Thu, Feb, 18, 2021

  • Improve Your Workplace Culture With A Mentoring Program

    Today, most organizations understand the incredible benefits of a mentoring program. Allowing employees to grow their knowledge and skills can benefit the company directly. Moreover, it improves the morale of the employees who are looking to advance their careers within the organization. As a result, there is a tremendous rise in the graph of employee engagement, satisfaction, and retention. Besides helping organizations reach their goals smoothly, mentoring is also beneficial in improving workplace culture. But why is workplace culture important? It is one of the deciding factors whether your employees will stick to or leave your organization. Read more

    Mon, Feb, 15, 2021

  • The Right Structure for Your Virtual Mentoring Program

    As more and more employees are working remotely, with many not returning to the office until 2021 (or not at all), companies are realizing that they can’t wait until their employees are back in the office to continue employee development, diversity and inclusion initiatives, employee engagement efforts, and the like. Just because employees are working remotely, doesn't mean they are out of mind: important HR initiatives should not fall by the wayside.   As a result, organizations are launching new online mentoring programs to address the current needs of their staff. These virtual mentoring programs leverage mentoring software to help connect employees when they’re not able to connect in person. Additionally, all of the typical outcomes that HR leaders have come to expect from business mentoring, like increased engagement and retention, accelerated development of employees, and increased diversity among leadership teams, are still achievable through virtual mentoring. Read more

    Mon, Sep, 14, 2020

  • Tactics to Make Your Organization More Inclusive to Women

    Women are underrepresented at every level in corporate America. Despite earning more Bachelor’s degrees than men, women are less likely to be hired into entry-level roles, and also less likely to be promoted. Read more

    Thu, Apr, 23, 2020

  • Supporting Workplace Development with Mentoring

      According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the past several months there have been more jobs available than people switching jobs. Read more

    Mon, Dec, 30, 2019

  • Role of Mentoring and Goals in Development

    Access to professional development is becoming increasingly important to employees in the workforce. In a recent survey, 87% of Millennials indicated that professional development was an important part of deciding whether they would stay with an organization or not.  It makes sense – providing such opportunities allow employees to continue improving on their work while attaining skills most important to them.  Read more

    Fri, Oct, 18, 2019

  • How to Start a Mentoring Program in 2020

    It's not unusual for organizations to seriously consider launching a mentoring program during Q1.  Read more

    Thu, Feb, 28, 2019

  • Effective Mentoring Strategies: Say Hello to Mindful Listening

    Mindfulness has become a popular buzzword, and for good reason: it promotes stress reduction and the calming of racing thoughts by encouraging us to come back to the present moment. Read more

    Tue, Aug, 14, 2018

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