Remote Mentoring 101

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The key aspects of mentoring are face to face engagements, instant feedback and analysis and clear communication of goals. Even our clients with well-developed mentoring programs have suffered with the disruption.

Coaching vs. Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

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A recent survey of 3,000 full-time employees representing 21 industries across the US revealed a telling statistic: 76% of people feel having a mentor at work is important. And yet, the majority of people currently do not have a mentor or a coach. What is a Mentor?

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7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Three: Implementation

Your Training Edge

Your coaching or mentoring program is now well designed. You’ve spent time on the details and the program has taken shape. Don’t jeopardize your success by forgetting to carefully plan the implementation of the program. One of the most important pieces of implementation is the marketing of a program. Just as your organization markets its products and services to its clients, you must market your coaching program to your clients.

7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Two: Design the Program

Your Training Edge

A coaching or mentoring program is an important way for an organization to take an interest in its associates, train them, and let them know that there is someone out there to help them. In our first discussion about creating a program, you learned that you have to define whether the program will be coaching or mentoring, as well as define the goals of the program. First, whether the program is formal or informal, create objectives based on your goals.

How to Build Your Leadership Bench – Mentoring

InfoPro Learning

As organizations begin to recognize their talent predicaments, many are developing strategic talent pipelines and are taking a second look at the value of mentoring programs, either formal (a structured process) or informal – letting mentors and mentees design the relationship. They are finding that mentoring can be an extremely valuable tool for both growing and retaining key associates. The Value of Mentoring. Do you have a well thought out mentorship program?

7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Five: Changing Your Program

Your Training Edge

Most organizational development professionals know that evaluation of any program can lead to changes. When it comes to your coaching or mentoring program, you must move forward with the changes you’ve discovered in your evaluation, regardless of whether they are great changes or rather difficult changes. The best way to maintain a good perception, or build one, within the organization is to show that the program can be tailored to fit the current situation.

Online Mentoring: How Technology Can Enhance Mentoring Connections

Chronus

One of the great things about mentoring is the real, human connection that’s created by two or more people. Mentoring requires thoughtful conversations, brainstorming and generally diving in deep with someone else. Does that mean that online mentoring runs counter to forming an impactful mentoring relationship? Slack, Microsoft Teams)—it has enabled more flexibility in how mentors and mentees can get and stay connected. Mobile App for Mentoring on the Go.

How women can build powerful mentoring relationships

CLO Magazine

In this column, I’ll share my thoughts and those of other business leaders on how women can successfully develop mentoring relationships. Mentors are all around us’. rings especially true: “Mentors are all around you. Leadership Development mentoring mentoring women

LMS Mentor Programs: Learning Pros Need Learning Too

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s mentor. A Mentor Helps Make the Most of Your LMS. When it comes to implementing an LMS and getting a training program up and running, there can be a lot to do. They certainly know the value of mentoring when they offer it to their learners.

7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Four: Measurement

Your Training Edge

You’ve spent time and effort on creating and designing your mentoring or coaching program. Although these are important steps, it is equally important to ensure that the program is effective – and that it maintains its effectiveness. As we will discuss in the future, your ultimate goal with a coaching or mentoring program is to make it a permanent part of the organization’s culture.

4 Things You Need To Remember Before Launching a B- School Mentoring Program

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What is a mentoring program? A mentoring program is a systematic framework which provides for career counseling of individuals. Though traditionally, mentors were necessarily older, more senior people; now mentoring has become more of a two-way process where mentors and mentees can benefit mutually. A B-school mentoring program is one which aims to facilitate such a setup for fresh B-school graduates. Build a panel of mentors.

Why Colleges Should Be Supporting Students With Mentors

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Sometimes it can be really difficult for students to make that transition, but mentoring provides extra support that can help new students find their footing in college or soon-to-be-graduates find their place in the world beyond the walls of higher ed. Mentoring programs have been proven to increase student persistence in attaining a college degree. Types of Academic Mentoring. Career Mentoring. That’s where career mentoring comes in. Peer Mentoring.

The Benefits of Virtual Mentoring

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In today’s post, explore the benefits of virtual mentoring and how it can help your organization stay connected and engaged. What is Virtual Mentoring? Mentoring in a professional setting can be a formal or informal partnership where team members receive guidance and advice from an experienced professional in the organization, with a focus on open communication, growth, and development. Larger Pool of Mentors. Virtual Mentoring Solves Traditional Challenges.

7-Steps to Creating a Mentor / Coaching Program – Step One: What Are Your Goals?

Your Training Edge

In today’s tough economy, training budgets have been cut and formal training programs are probably reduced. One way to maximize the budget, train and mentor people on the job, and to create leadership is through the implementation of a coaching or mentor program. The first step in the creation and implementation of a coaching program is to determine your goals. First, as we have discussed, you should decide if the program is to be formal or informal.

5 things to stop expecting from a mentor

CLO Magazine

Finding — and successfully connecting with — a mentor is a frustrating experience for people who are searching for someone to provide guidance, proffer wisdom, open doors and course-correct them when they veer off track. Mentor” is not its own relationship category.

3 Outcomes of Reverse Mentoring

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While mentoring roles of the past were reserved for the most senior members of our society or the executive level of an organization, today’s mentors are present in every generation and in every role. Rather than relying strictly on a top-down approach to mentoring, organizations are exploring reverse mentoring to meet business needs. In the past, mentoring was a one-way street—from elder to younger.

Virtual Mentoring In Times of Crisis and Social Isolation

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In a recent article in Psychology Today , Dr. Allison McWilliams, Assistant Vice President of Mentoring and Alumni Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University, stated, “How we take care of one another, and connect with one another, in this time of social distancing, is critical to how we survive this moment in time, and to how we emerge from it”. How Chronus Supports Virtual Mentoring. That’s where virtual mentoring comes in. How to Mentor During a Crisis.

Mentoring Program Success Story: Extensis Group’s Career Mentoring Program

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Mentoring programs provide numerous benefits to both employees and employers. For Extensis Group , a regional professional employer organization headquartered in the NYC area, establishing a growing career mentoring program has helped them to transfer knowledge across the organization, and share company insights across departments and teams in order to create a more unified and engaged workforce. Q: Why did Extensis start a mentoring program?

Maneuver Mentoring Obstacles

CLO Magazine

In organizations across the country, mentoring programs are acknowledged to benefit both talented employees and their managers, adding millions of dollars to the bottom line. In fact, research consistently shows that mentoring provides pivotal developmental relationships that function as the backbone for organizational improvement. Here are three major obstacles that can negatively impact effective mentoring relationships. Mentors are especially important for women.

5 Reasons to Start a Veteran Mentoring Program in Your Workplace

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In the increasingly competitive job market today, companies are looking for qualified, talented applicants, and they’ll need to provide the right career development programs and opportunities to keep them. Veteran mentoring programs can be an ideal solution for assisting service members back into civilian working life. Let’s take a look at five important reasons organizations should create veteran mentoring programs.

Establish Business Mentoring Programs in the Workplace in 5 Easy Steps

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Business mentoring programs have a major role to play in running a business successfully. These programs bring the less experienced employees and more experienced ones together, and do nothing less than wonders. Mentors have the ability to boost learning processes by sharing their personal experiences, insights, and learning with other employees. Why do you need a business mentor? There are two main reasons why employees need a business mentor.

Online Mentoring: How Technology Can Enhance Connectivity

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One of the great things about mentoring is the real, human connection that’s created by two or more people. Mentoring requires thoughtful conversations, brainstorming and generally diving in deep with someone else. Does that mean that online mentoring runs counter to forming an impactful mentoring relationship? Slack, Microsoft Teams)—it has enabled more flexibility in how mentors and mentees can get and stay connected. Mobile App for Mentoring on the Go.

7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Seven: Make It Permanent

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As we close our discussion on creating a coaching or mentoring program, you must take the time to make the program permanent. You’ve measured the success of the program in both human capital and otherwise. You’ve shown that success to the decision makers and stakeholders and they are “on board” Let’s look at some ways that you can make the program a permanent part of the organization. Coaching Leadership human capital Mentoring

3 Ways to Adjust Your Employee Mentoring Program to Respond to Crisis

TLNT: Training and L&D

With the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc on corporate businesses globally, employees, and the programs designed to support them, are shifting dramatically the way they work. In such a crazed staffing environment, it might seem audacious to suggest employee mentoring programs should be retained at all. But the reality is, a mentoring initiative is more critical for maintaining business continuity than ever.

7 Signs to Understand Who a Perfect Mentor Is

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Although there is a big variety of ways to train your employees, many companies rely on collaborating with mentors as it’s an actionable way to help your coworkers learn something new without the educational process. Mentoring is a process of advising and training when an experienced employee helps a new or inexperienced employee obtain knowledge. So, let’s find out who a perfect mentor is. A perfect mentor has: Knowledge and Experience in the Niche.

The role of mentors in L&D programs

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Learning and development programs are as varied as companies themselves, but there’s one feature that encompasses most of the effective talent management strategies: mentors. Across many industries, mentoring has been shown to produce solid business outcomes. When implementing or modifying your company’s L&D program, mentoring is one of the best ways to boost employee engagement, create strong leaders for your company and even keep turnover costs in check.

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. That means about 1 in 6 male managers would hesitate to mentor a woman.

7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Six: Look For Ways to Expand

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The coaching or mentoring program you’ve created is up and running, you’ve evaluated, and you’ve made changes. At this point, you’re probably seeing the successes of the program and would like to help others in the organization achieve those successes. Don’t be afraid to look for ways to expand your coaching or mentoring program. Here are some ways to get more people interested and to expand the reach of your successful program.

Creating a Mentoring Culture: A Conversation with Author Lois Zachary

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Lois Zachary is an internationally recognized expert in the field of mentoring. Having authored several books, including Creating a Mentoring Culture: An Organization’s Guide , Zachary has spent her career honing best practices for mentors and mentees and providing organizations tried and true strategies for deploying impactful mentoring programs. Q: What is the value of mentoring to an organization? Mentoring drives recruitment of future talent.

Story-Based Coaching and Mentoring Course

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In this example, the audience is new managers who don’t have much experience with coaching and mentoring. I wrote this course as part of Cine Learning Productions Custom Leadership Training (CLT) program. A traditional e-learning course probably would have used a single narrator reading a bullet point list like this: Here are the reasons coaching and mentoring are important in our organization: Employees are more likely to stay if they are supported by managers.

Mentors: Keeping talented women career-focused in uncertain times

CLO Magazine

Mentors have been key players in helping the talented women leaders who attend our programs stay focused on their growth and development, despite bedrock changes to how they do it. As one mentor put it, “No one has yet been proven in this environment.

How to Build Effective Mentoring Relationships

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Strong mentoring relationships benefit mentor and mentee alike. Mentoring others is good for your career. A 2013 study in the Journal of Vocational Behavior found that mentors enjoy greater job satisfaction and career success than non-mentors. But what does it mean to become a mentor and how do you make it work? First, remember that the heart of mentoring is a relationship between you and a colleague.

Why is a Mentoring Culture Important?

Origin Learning

Having a good mentoring culture is an extension of that. A good mentoring culture adds life to these programs. Now, what does it take to have a good mentoring culture? To achieve excellence in mentoring, leaders and senior managers must be willing to help out their juniors and subordinates, so that there is a formally charted out mentoring program that links mentors to mentees. Who are the best people we can have on our mentoring panel?

Black Belt Mentors

CLO Magazine

Government Accountability Office decided to develop a mentoring program in 2016, organizational leaders knew they wanted to integrate it seamlessly into their learning environment. The GAO Mentoring Program, as the program they developed became known, aims to create a collaborative learning environment, improve employee morale and provide opportunities for employee development, Crosetto said. A successful mentoring program supports this organizational effort.

Tips for Establishing a Successful Mentoring Program

Learning Solutions Magazine

Tips for Establishing a Successful Mentoring Program. susan-jacobs. Mon, 03/19/2018 - 01:00

Find the Right Mentor

CLO Magazine

Ours is truly a cross-generational mentoring relationship. This fall HarperCollins will publish our new book, “One Minute Mentoring.”. Mentoring has become a hot topic in recent years, and it’s one that’s always been close to my heart. Yet despite growing interest, mentoring is still not a common practice. Our research has found that while people like the idea of mentoring, they encounter predictable obstacles when taking that first step.

Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?

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Further, an Egon Zehnder study found “63% of senior executives worldwide believe that diversity programs will help them become more competitive by being able to access top talent.” A complex challenge needs an innovative solution, and mentoring is proving to be a viable answer. Drive Innovation with Formal Mentoring Programs. HBR found that “ mentoring programs make companies’ managerial echelons significantly more diverse. ”