Business Mentoring Insights

  • How Mentoring Can Have a Positive Impact on Mental Health

    More of us are recognizing the significance of mentoring and positive mental health in the workplace. Teaching new employees the ‘ins and outs’ of your business via mentoring schemes is hugely advantageous. It’s perfect for a fitting first-day, everyday tasks, and career progression. Included with personal development, mental health is something that mentors can significantly help with.  Read how workplace mentors can open doors for more discussions on positive mental health. And learn how to utilize their unique rapport, advice, and support to grow your employees. Read more

    Mon, Sep, 20, 2021

  • The Great Resignation: Tips To Keep Your Best Talents

    The pandemic has brought a great share of surprises to the corporate world. The latest addition to the list is The Great Resignation. An unprecedented number of workers are quitting their jobs post-pandemic. Monster, a global employment site, has recently reported that 95% of employees are considering leaving their jobs, mainly (33%) due to burnout. For businesses, already struggling to attract their employees back to office after a long work from home, this is not news they want to hear. Read more

    Tue, Aug, 24, 2021

  • Reverse Mentoring: Is It Just Mentoring?

      Reverse Mentoring is an interesting take on the traditional mentoring model. With the traditional mentoring, information and learning flows from the top down; from the older, senior-level official to the younger subordinate. In the case of reverse mentoring, the opposite is true. Here, the younger individual will take the role of a mentor, and the flow of information goes from the subordinate to the superior. Through reverse mentoring, not only is the free flow of information taken in its purest form, but it encourages the involvement of lower-level employees and keeps the upper-level ones grounded in current events and techniques.   Read more

    Fri, Aug, 06, 2021

  • The 5 Parts of Every Effective Mentoring Goal

    Setting effective mentoring goals can be the definitive reason why mentorship works. They are the mold that allows the mentee to grow, and eventually breakthrough. But in order to be an effective mentoring goal, there are 5 parts that always have to be present. By ensuring that you always have these 5 attributes, you can be certain that your mentoring goals will be effective and useful for both you and your mentee. Read more

    Mon, Jul, 26, 2021

  • How Important Mentoring Is in the Workplace?

    Today, the corporate world is more competitive than ever. To be successful here, companies must develop a workforce that is constantly learning and evolving. That’s why organizations are on the hunt for employees who are committed to growth. Career development is a significant part of today’s work culture; it is the priority for both employers and employees. Organizations worldwide are investing in employee development opportunities like mentorship programs. In fact, 70% of the Fortune 500 companies have a structured workplace mentoring program in place. Mentoring in the workplace is a great way to make your employees ready to face any challenge that comes their way. Most importantly, it sets your organization up for success in this ever-changing business world. Read more

    Tue, Jun, 15, 2021

  • What is Mentoring, and What is it Not?

    While there is so much talk about the benefits of mentoring in the workplace, it may seem a little late to ask the question, “exactly what is mentoring?” Although it is a somewhat fluid concept, there are some clear distinctions between mentoring and other activities. Before joining or starting a professional mentoring program at your workplace, it’s important to have a clear idea of what mentoring is. Read more

    Tue, Apr, 07, 2020

  • Retain Top Employees With a Mentoring Program

      A major challenge facing many organizations in the 21st century is attracting and retaining talent. In some high-growth industries, the unemployment rate is reaching record lows. For example, the unemployment rate in the information technology sector reached a record low of 1.3% in June of 2019. In technology, as in other industries, there is a real possibility of worker shortages, and organizations struggle to find and keep employees with the right mix of skills, attitudes, and experiences. Attracting and retaining employees should be a critical piece of the overall organizational strategy.  Read more

    Tue, Dec, 10, 2019

  • Do You Know the 5 Types of Business Mentoring Program Models?

    One of the advantages of mentoring is that it can be adapted to any organization’s culture and resources. There are several mentoring program models to choose from when developing a business mentoring program. The following are the 5 types of business mentoring models: Read more

    Mon, Aug, 17, 2015

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