If you’re just getting started building out your mentorship programs or looking to pivot and expand the programs you have now, one common concern we hear from program administrators is about mentoring program recruitment. Mentor and mentee recruitment seems like it should be easy enough on the surface. After all, why wouldn’t your people want the growth opportunity that comes from […]
Mentoring Relationship Goals Most everyone knows about SMART goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-bound. Chances are you have used this mnemonic acronym at some point in your career to help you focus in on a performance goal or complete a complex and multifaceted project. I myself have used it and have taught others about it.
Why Onboarding Programs Fail A 2014 Bentley University study revealed that the majority of recent Millennial graduates gave themselves a C- when it came to their level of preparedness for the workforce. Many people from this huge generation, an estimated 75% of the global workforce by 2025, are arriving to your organization lacking skills, knowledge and cultural awareness they will need to […]
Mentoring, Coaching, Sponsorship, and More What is mentoring, exactly? It’s a hot topic these days as organizations look to improve their leadership pipeline, offer professional development opportunities, increase diversity among their employee base, close skill gaps, address generational issues, and more. With 40% of workers (or more) considering quitting within the next 6 months, organizations need talent development and engagement […]