Association for Talent Development What Is Unconscious Bias & Why Does It Matter?
March 4, 2020
MentorcliQ's Jenn Labin is interviewed on how unconscious bias affects hiring and how you can take steps to minimize unconscious bias at your company.
Press Releases & Features
February 27, 2020
MentorcliQ's Megan Wolverton shares how mentoring is a new and innovative way to approach performance management.
February 19, 2020
Jenn Labin, Chief Talent & Diversity Officer of MentorcliQ is featured with MentorcliQ customer Bacardi on how mentoring is helping more women break into top leadership.
January 9, 2020
The job market is more cutthroat than ever. Companies are jockeying for position to not only attract new talent but also retain the brain trust they’ve got. There are many paths that promise employment nirvana, but one stands out from the rest — mentorship.
November 21, 2019
Organizations that are able to foster these connections effectively see a number of benefits. According to Levis Francis, managing analyst and leader of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s mentoring program, mentoring drives personal and professional growth, increased engagement, higher job satisfaction, and a better sense of the workings and culture of the organization.
November 19, 2019
The glass ceiling has slowly been cracking for years, but it is far from shattered. One company out there leading the charge in this effort is Bacardi. In their quest to continually foster agility, Bacardi recently started looking inward for ways to identify and unleash their untapped talent: Women.
October 24, 2019
From flex time to formal mentoring programs, new job applicants are walking into their final interviews armed with a list of hiring non-negotiables. Here’s what those non-negotiables are and what your company needs to offer in order to attract and retain top talent in the current job market, writes Jenn Labin, chief talent and diversity officer at MentorcliQ.
October 10, 2019
New applicants are walking into their final interviews armed with a set of nonnegotiables that they fully expect their employers to oblige. The checklist includes flexible work schedules, robust wellness options, professional development opportunities, mentoring programs, and a meaningful societal impact as key tenets of the company’s value statement.
October 8, 2019
Organizations need to focus on flexibility, growth opportunities, and company values to attract young talent.
September 30, 2019
A survey conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of learning platform provider Instructure indicates that more than 34 percent of employees have left their jobs because they were craving career development.
September 26, 2019
New parents re-entering the workforce often juggle the tangible realities of daycare logistics, sleep deprivation, and a cascade of overwhelming work. No matter how parents choose to build their family, the guilt of being split between home and work and of not feeling particularly successful in either place is real.
September 20, 2019
September 19, 2019
September 16, 2019
What’s Mentoring Return-on-Investment (ROI)? How do you maximize it? You may be thinking: my company struggles to define, collect data, and estimate ROI much less maximize ROI. How could I possibly manage my resources to maximize ROI?
August 15, 2019
Regardless of a successful exit or startup failure, there is something most entrepreneurs have in common--they are problem solvers capable of finding their way out of any situation.
July 24, 2019
For mentoring to have successful results, the message your company’s mentors are passing on needs to be aligned with your business goals. Here’s some advice on how to achieve that.
July 16, 2019
‘’Diversity Hiring’’ series features world diversity and inclusion leaders and their thoughts on diversity recruitment, cultural diversity and equality.
July 1, 2019
Ladders recently spoke with Jenn Labin, Head of Talent and Diversity at software solutions company MentorcliQ, and touched on a variety of subjects including strategies to help organizations prevent burnout, how data science has changed the field of HR, and the challenges those in recruiting and talent acquisition face nowadays.
May 3, 2019
The debacle illustrated how employers can create problems when they don't couple diversity with inclusion, HR experts explained [...] Although NASA seemingly had good intentions in its bid for diversity, it apparently fell short on execution.
April 16, 2019
When sponsorship, a kind of mentorship on steroids, caught on in the past decade or so, it was supposed to accelerate diversity in corner offices, since sponsors go beyond advice to become advocates for their protégés. So why hasn’t it worked out that way?
February 22, 2019
An Endeavor study found that founders who received mentoring from top performing entrepreneurs were three times as likely to become top performers themselves compared with peers. The study’s conclusion: quality mentoring matters.
January 10, 2019
Some job offers may look great at first glance, but if the cultural fit is off, saying yes could be a big mistake. Here’s what to do before you accept.
January 3, 2019
The start of the year is a great time to take stock of your career and plan your goals for the 12 months ahead.
December 26, 2018
How can you satisfy your staff’s engagement and professional development needs while at the same time having a positive impact on your organization? One of the most cost-effective ways is to start an employee mentoring program. Here are five ways mentoring will transform your organization in 2019.
November 14, 2018
Without the office culture and day-to-day interactions with co-workers, working from home is leading to increased depression and anxiety for some workers. MentorcliQ hopes to combat the downsides of being a remote worker.
November 12, 2018
We’re in an age when communication takes place on a mobile screen, via the written word or through data sent wirelessly around the world. What’s the effect on our personal lives?
October 30, 2018
By teaming experienced executives with promising emerging talent, businesses are ensuring a steady supply of trained personnel – ready to take the reins when the appropriate time for succession comes. It’s also saving companies both time and money. Mentoring is a cost effective practice that counters employee turnover and disengagement.
October 11, 2018
According to a survey by the American Society for Training and Development, 75 percent of senior executives say mentoring has been critical in helping them reach their current position.
August 31, 2018
10TV Columbus interviewed the team behind MentorcliQ’s Mentoring App.
August 29, 2018
MentorcliQ, which provides a dating-like software but for mentoring, will have its inaugural Mentor Community, or MentorCom, conference at COSI on Sept. 20.
July 16, 2018
MentorCom will bring together mentoring experts and companies who support mentoring for their employees to create a community of like-minded professionals who learn from one another by sharing experiences and best practices.
January 18, 2018
For National Mentoring Month, America Mentors (powered by MentorcliQ), is offering free mentoring software for first-generation, low-income college students.
January 10, 2018
In celebration of National Mentoring Month, MentorcliQ is raising awareness on Why Mentoring Matters with The Association of Talent Development.