Business Mentoring Insights

  • How can professional associations groom talent with mentoring?

    A professional association is an organization composed of people who have chosen to pursue the same career or occupation or have a common goal. Many professional associations are organized around a specific profession, such as medicine or law, but others are general in nature and open to any individual with the required qualifications. As per a report, as of 2022, there are 11,078 Professional Organizations in the United States alone. Read more

    Wed, Nov, 30, 2022

  • Enhance Employee Engagement with Mentoring

    Employee engagement has been a major challenge for companies around the globe. A recent study by Gallup found that only 13% of employees across the globe feel engaged in the workplace. This low number is alarming, as engaged employees are more productive, have lower absenteeism rates, and are less likely to leave their jobs. According to Gallup, actively disengaged employees cost the United States billions of dollars in lost productivity each year. This costs businesses an estimated $450 to $550 billion annually. Read more

    Fri, Nov, 25, 2022

  • Tips to Delivering Effective Virtual Mentoring Sessions

      A recent study by HR research Institute Report and Infographic states that 70% of employees who receive coaching perform better at the workplace, have better relationships, and can communicate effectively. Read more

    Fri, Dec, 03, 2021

  • 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

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