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  • The Professional Services Industry Is Leading the Office Worker Revolt

    Author: Sam Cook

    Date: Dec 1, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    We previously explored the impact of the Great Resignation on the health care industry. Most industries have only seen a marginal impact, especially compared to those that heavily employ hourly wage workers, such as retail, restaurants, and hospitality. However, three industries have managed to buck that trend by producing high quit rates as hundreds of thousands of workers quit each month. ...

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  • The Great Resignation Is Hitting Health Care Harder Than Many Other Industries

    Author: Sam Cook

    Date: Nov 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    Employers of primarily hourly wage workers have been hit hardest by The Great Resignation, but several “white collar” industries, including health care, are also experiencing a worker shake-up. Health care providers were hit hard as COVID-19 took hold. Nurses, doctors, and other front-line medical workers absorbed the brunt of the pandemic. Still, the unemployment crisis that followed impacted ...

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  • 4 Biggest Benefits of a Leadership Development Program

    Author: Sam Cook

    Date: Nov 10, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    Every successful organization values the input and impact of its people from top to bottom. Even still, leaders are essential to help guide the ship. Departments may struggle to operate without effective leadership, underscoring the vast importance of professional development and training for leaders. Leadership development programs can help organizations identify and train future leaders. ...

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  • 3 Employee Development Strategies to Improve Retention and Engagement

    Author: Sam Cook

    Date: Oct 27, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    Traditionally, the collection of benefits employees enjoyed included a salary, healthcare coverage, and a retirement plan. Times have changed, however, especially following the global pandemic. Among Gen Z workers, 76% believe learning is essential for their careers, even as 94% of workers are more inclined to stay with an employer that invests in learning. Employers can no longer rely on a ...

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  • Mentoring at Work: Reduce Turnover and Increase Engagement

    Author: Sam Cook

    Date: Oct 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    Mentoring at work is no longer a luxury; it’s an imperative. Workers who don’t feel connected or who don’t see how your organization will help advance their careers are far more likely to quit. If current employment trends tell us anything about the nature of today’s workforce, it’s that we can’t just throw more money into people’s pockets and call it a day. Employees like higher pay, but it’s ...

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  • 5 Tips for Building a Successful Mentoring Relationship

    Author: Sam Cook

    Date: Sep 8, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    As a mentee, all you need to do is ask a few questions from someone with experience, and as a mentor, all you need to do is give a few helpful tips...right? It’s often not that simple, especially when the mentoring relationship is focused on talent development within an organizational setting. A successful mentoring relationship can be highly rewarding for everyone involved, but mentoring ...

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  • What Is the Purpose of Mentoring (and How Does Mentoring Work?)

    Author: Sam Cook

    Date: Sep 1, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    If you came here to learn more about the purpose of mentoring programs there’s a good chance you’re considering launching one — or someone in your organization is strongly advocating for it. (Are already running a mentoring program and currently considering implementing mentoring software? Here’s some detailed information on the benefits of mentoring software). Mentoring programs are not a “one ...

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  • Mentor vs. Coach: What's the Difference?

    Author: Sam Cook

    Date: Aug 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    Mentoring and coaching are incredibly similar concepts. They are commonly (but not always) 1:1 relationships between someone who wants to learn and someone who has the experience that can be taught. But when you whittle down the details, the mentor vs. coach comparison reveals some distinct differences that matter far more than you might realize at first. Instead of being direct analogs, what ...

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  • Mentoring Programs Are Not One Size Fits All

    Author: Laura Francis

    Date: Aug 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    Lessons Learned about Mentoring in the Workplace Over the past two decades, we’ve worked with hundreds of organizations on designing, launching, and managing their mentoring programs. We’ve learned many lessons over the years as to what works well and what does not work so well when it comes to mentoring in the workplace. We’ve also seen trends emerge around how companies leverage mentoring and ...

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  • How Effective Are You as a Mentor?

    Author: Laura Francis

    Date: Aug 3, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    Mentor Training Resources In a recent blog, I wrote about effective and ineffective qualities of mentees. Let’s turn our attention now to effective and ineffective qualities of mentors. As I stated last time, mentoring success truly comes down to the people involved: the level of commitment you have toward the mentoring relationship, and your willingness to work with your mentoring partner to ...

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