ATD Report & Webinar: Developing Talent With Formal Mentoring Programs

ATD Report & Webinar: Developing Talent With Formal Mentoring Programs

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, MentorcliQ is raising awareness on Why Mentoring Matters with The Association of Talent Development

The research report Why Mentoring Matters: Developing Talent With Formal Mentoring Programs highlights the positive impact that formal mentoring programs have on organizations and employees

COLUMBUS, OHIO — MentorcliQ, award-winning employee mentoring software, is announcing sponsorship of an employee mentoring research report, which culminates in a free webinar on January 24, 2018 at 2pm EST. The Association of Talent Development (ATD), the world’s largest talent development organization, led the six-month research study on Why Mentoring Matters and the product of this study is a research report and free webinar revealing the findings. ATD surveyed 969 Talent Development Professionals, 47% in leadership roles. The report highlights that “mentoring is a key to many important outcomes crucial to the workforce, including sustained employee development, targeted and individualized feedback, and knowledge transfer.”

MentorcliQ CEO Phil George says “We are proud to sponsor this ATD report for National Mentoring Month. The report and the findings illuminate the importance of employee mentoring and provides examples of companies that are mentoring well.” MentorcliQ customers Cardinal Health and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts share their experiences with developing and launching formal mentoring programs in the report.

Some of the many report insights include the benefits of mentoring for mentors, mentees, and organizations:

  • 59% of respondents state that developing new perspectives is a leading benefit for mentors
  • 36% say that professional development is the main benefit to mentees
  • 50% find that higher employee engagement and retention is the highest benefit of mentoring to organizations
  • 38% state that their mentoring programs are effective for achieving business goals

A free webinar highlighting all the report findings will take place on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2pm EST. Author of Mentoring Programs That Work, Principle of TERP Associates, Jenn Labin and ATD Research Analyst, Megan Cole will discuss common mentoring program structures, benefits, and objectives. Attendees will also hear recommendations for developing and strengthening their own employee mentoring programs.

To register for the free webinar, download the executive summary and to learn more about the report, please visit:

About MentorcliQ

MentorcliQ delivers the industry’s leading employee mentoring software. MentorcliQ is proudly improving the workforce for over 1,000,000 employees in Fortune 500 companies and mid-sized businesses. Companies rely on MentorcliQ to power their talent development strategy through mentoring and coaching in over 100 countries. The Association of Talent Development (ATD) and Brandon Hall have awarded MentorcliQ with Excellence in Practice and Best Mentoring Technology Advancement. TechCrunch and Chief Learning Officer magazine featured MentorcliQ as the future of employee development. Learn more about MentorcliQ’s award-winning mentoring methodology at

About ATD

ATD is the world’s largest professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees, improve performance, and help to achieve results for the organizations they serve. The full report is available on the ATD website


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