Mentoring Month

Celebrate Mentoring

What Is National Mentoring Month?

National Mentoring Month is a month-long series of events designed to raise awareness of mentoring among young people and adults. Launched jointly in 2002 by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR National, NMM is now celebrated by for-profit and non-profit organizations, governments, and individuals worldwide.

Anyone can be a mentor. National Mentoring Month is a celebration of the human need for mentoring and its importance to growth.

National Mentoring Month: Key Dates

MentorcliQ will have a wide range of social media activities to celebrate mentors and mentees, including the following key dates:

  • January 17Global Mentoring Strategy with Syneos Health SIGN UP HERE FOR THIS EVENT
  • January 17, 23, 31 – 2024 Mentoring Trends
  • January 30Connecting Coaching, Mentorship and Inclusive Leadership with Patrice Gordon and Jenn LabinSIGN UP HERE FOR THIS EVENT

You’ll find other important National Mentoring Month dates on the MENTOR National website.

Mentoring Quick Start

Getting started with mentoring for the first time? Here’s your garden path to adopting mentoring in no time:

Celebrate Mentoring Success

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Follow Us to Celebrate National Mentoring Month All Year Long!

MentorcliQ recognizes the value of mentoring during National Mentoring Month with scheduled events and engagement on LinkedIn. But, you can engage with us all year long to help us spread the word about the growing movement toward social learning strategies like mentoring.

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Learn More About Our Recent Mentoring Luminaries

Each year, MentorcliQ honors a select few HR and Talent Development leaders who have accelerated the growth of mentoring at their organizations with verifiable results. Recently, leaders from Sodexo, ESPN, LinkedIn, Cardinal Health, Syneos Health, Henry Schein, CBRE, Publicis, and Takeda took center stage.

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There are multiple ways to engage with mentoring during National Mentoring Month. One important way to honor NMM is to become a mentor. That may not always be possible, however. You can also get involved by supporting mentoring organizations, like Big Brothers Big Sisters; sharing your mentoring story on social media; participating in local mentoring events; or socializing mentoring within your own personal networks. For employers, learning and development, and HR leaders, the following content will help you better engage your employees in mentoring:


3 Employee Development Strategies for Retention and Engagement

94% of workers stay longer when their employer invests in learning? Take that to heart as you explore these 3 development strategies that will boost your employee engagement and retention. 

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Mentoring Culture Discussion
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The Importance of a Mentoring Culture (and How to Build One)

A mentoring culture is one where mentoring plays a central role in an organization’s talent development and engagement strategy. Insights from Organizational Development leaders at Fortune 500 company Henry Schein.

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Mentoring in the Era of Upskilling: Navigating the Future of Work

This newfound focus on skills isn’t a “nice to have” but rather a “need to have” for organizations that wish to compete. We must intentionally and continually build skills for today but also for tomorrow.  Insights from a Talent Development leader at Sprinklr, one of Fortune’s 65 Best Small and Medium-Sized Workplaces in New York.

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Productivity = Revenue| ERGs + Mentoring Social Learning x Upskilling


OUR 2024

Mentoring Landscape and Business Impacts

Our upcoming Connecting Coaching, Mentorship, and Inclusve Leadership features two powerhouses in the mentoring, employee development, and DEI space: Patrice Gordon, author of Reverse Mentoring: Removing Barriers and Building Belonging in the Workplace, and Jenn Labin, MentorcliQ’s Director of Learning and Development at MentorcliQ and author of Mentoring Programs that Work.

Why Is mentoring important?

Mentorship can have a powerful impact as it can provide mentees with:

  • A sense of belonging and connection to a community
  • A source of encouragement and motivation
  • Opportunities to learn new skills and explore new interests
  • A safe and supportive space to share their thoughts and feelings
  • Exposure to new ideas and experiences
  • A role model who can show them what is possible and inspire them to reach their goals

The following content will help provide additional context to the value mentoring will bring once it’s fully implemented:


Mentoring Increases Employee Retention & Engagment

A well-aligned mentoring program increases employee engagement and retention by creating tighter bonds among seasoned employees and junior team members.

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Measuring Retention-Based Mentoring ROI

In this article published on HR.com, MentorcliQ experts share how to track and calculate your mentoring program’s ROI and client Clorox shares how they have seen a 41% decrease in employee turnover.

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Award-Winning Mentoring ROI Technology

With the ROI Dashboard, MentorcliQ’s clients can easily see their ROI as a result of mentoring their employees. MentorcliQ helps companies realize up to a 75% increase in employee retention.

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