Why Mentoring Matters

Chronus

Mentoring is not limited to one style, format or place. And some mentoring relationships occur informally amongst networks. Sometimes, mentoring supports diversity and inclusion efforts. And sometimes, mentoring exposes young people to caring, involved role models.

Coaching vs. Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

Chronus

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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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.

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. A second survey (by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.) The Value of Mentoring.

Virtual Mentoring In Times of Crisis and Social Isolation

Chronus

A 2018 Cigna study found that nearly half of survey respondents felt alone or left out which some researchers claim “can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.” How Chronus Supports Virtual Mentoring. That’s where virtual mentoring comes in.

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

Chronus

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?

5 Tips for Running Mentorship Programs for Remote Employees

Chronus

Given the recent spike in remote work due to the coronavirus, it’s fortunate that mentorship programs can readily expand beyond in-person coffee meetups and conversations. It breaks down silos and allows farflung employees to form meaningful mentoring relationships.

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.

Mentoring Software Comparison: What You Should Know

Chronus

Considering mentoring software ? We’re here to walk you through the top points to consider as you perform your mentoring software comparison. Mentoring Software Comparison Points. Organizations love mentoring because it fulfills multiple purposes. Furthermore, mentoring is dynamic and the right model you have now may not be the best model down the road. Flash mentoring is also known as session-based mentoring. The first is within a program.

Mentoring Matters, Especially for Women and Minorities

CLO Magazine

One way to increase diversity in leadership roles is to improve mentoring opportunities for women and minorities. According to a new study by Heidrick & Struggles, more than three in four respondents said their most impactful mentoring relationship was important to their career development. The study’s co-author, Mark Livingston, said organizations with mentoring programs are viewed as more attractive places to work and retain employees at a higher rate. “I’m

The Future of Leadership Development: Why You Need Quality Leadership Training Programs

Infopro Learning

77% of the organizations recently surveyed reported that they are experiencing a leadership gap (1). Without leadership development programs the issue is expected to only get worse overtime. Blog Leadership Development Leadership Training Programs

Using mentoring as a leadership accelerator within your organization

Matrix

HR professionals are finding it increasingly difficult to retain talent in the organizations and formal programs are not as efficient as it would be desired. Pairing up mentors with high-potential employees can be one of the greatest resources both for them and the business.

Why You Should Actively Maintain Your Mentoring Program

Everwise

Mentoring is an invaluable tool for enriching your workforce, and is used extensively. The benefits are manifold : mentees flourish and become even better contributors, and mentors deepen their leadership, communication, and coaching skills. It’s no wonder then that the internet bristles with advice on how to set up a mentoring program and see it through the completion/feedback stage of an initial cohort.

9 Definitive Blended Training Strategies to Coach and Mentor Your High-performance Employees

EI Design

One way to bridge that gap, between the discovery and utilization of talent, is to train high-performers through coaching and mentoring. In this article, I show you how strong Blended training programs can make such initiatives even more efficient and effective.

The Benefits Of Mentoring As An Executive

Everwise

For young professionals, having an experienced mentor can contribute to their future success. The career advantages of having a mentor are well-documented and manifold. On the other side of the equation, it’s easy to assume executive mentors participate merely out of altruism. There is more to mentoring than simply “giving back” or “feeling a sense of personal satisfaction.” For executives in particular, acting as a mentor can move their own career forward.

How to Motivate Your Employees for Learning and Development

Your Training Edge

Send surveys via email. Invest in Mentoring Programs. Whether you need to motivate new hires or experienced workers, providing a mentoring program is a great way to provide a well-rounded training as mentees can get assistance fast. What is more, having a mentor reduces dissatisfaction as people have a reliable person to get their questions answered. All in all, investing in mentoring programs gets positive results.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

We need to develop different relationships through mentoring and sponsoring programs. Q: How does mentoring in the workplace (reverse mentoring, mentoring circles, etc.) and more specifically formal mentoring programs combat exclusivity, isolation and discrimination? Companies also figure out data through company’s surveys with questions like, “Do you feel like you belong here?

Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. The company uses mentoring and social learning software to achieve this.

Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

CLO Magazine

One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. People may be excited about participating initially, but excessive paperwork, lack of marketing and unclear expectations can cause excitement to wane and programs to languish. When she was hired in 2013, one of her first mandates was to breathe new life into the mentoring culture. Informal mentoring is based on your network and who you already know.

Learning Program

Solo Learning

Developing a Successful Learning Program. A leading company in the cruise industry, working across several continents, knew they needed a new learning program. Specifically, a company to design, development, and implement a learning program for their senior leadership team. To avoid a knowledge and experience gap or sharp learning curve, important goals of the learning program were identified. Key activities to complete with a mentor or coach.

How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program

Continu

If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. So a diversity training program can unite your company leading to a healthier bottom line. Listing these benefits will help everyone within your company understand why a diversity training program is a must. Why organizations need a diversity training program. A diversity training program will not only help internally but externally with these customers.

The Best Social Learning Approaches To Your Onboarding Program

Wizcabin

There are several best social learning approaches that you can utilize to deliver your onboarding program , and social learning is one of them. Let’s explore a few tips to determine the best social learning approach for your onboarding program.

How You Can Measure The Effectiveness Of Onboarding Programs

Wizcabin

How do you measure the effectiveness of onboarding programs in your organization? Well, the purpose of checking for the effectiveness of onboarding program in your organization is to be sure you’re not wasting your money, time, and effort.

How to Build Effective Employee Engagement Strategies

Chronus

You can show your appreciation for your employees with strong programs for support and development. Recognition Programs. These programs can be in-person or digitally, through the company’s Intranet, social media channels or email communications. Mentoring.

10 Keys for a Successful Onboarding Program

Learning Wire

Current onboarding program analysis shows that most companies start their formal onboarding on Day 1 and the average duration of the program is 28 days. You should be able to answer these questions before designing your onboarding program. Appoint a buddy or mentor!

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

A recent survey by LinkedIn involving thousands of employees, executives, people managers, and talent developers resulted in the following key findings: 68% of employees prefer to learn at work. Before we get into the details of this type of software and how to develop an employee training program , let’s understand the basics of employee training. How to Develop an Employee Training Program. Assign Mentors to Trainees.

How to Impress the CEO with Your Training Program

Pract.us

If you want to impress your CEO with your training programs, position L&D as a catalyst for creating the employee behaviors that drive business progress. According to Fortune Magazine , “92 out of 96 Fortune 500 CEOs said that they are most interested in learning the business impact of their learning and development programs, but only 8% see that happening at their companies now.” Coaching/mentoring? Build a learning and development program around crucial actions.

Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning

The Centre for Performance Development has released the results of their Learning & Skills 2011 survey – which was held both at the event and online. Read more about it on the survey page on their website. The survey asked people to put blue or orange m&ms in various jars representing the L&D activities they expected to do more or less in 2011. Coaching & Mentoring.

5 strategies to diminish sexual harassment and toxicity in mentoring

CLO Magazine

Mentoring, long touted as one of the key solutions to inequality at work, may be less appealing to both men and women these days. In fact, in 2019, 60 percent of men surveyed by LeanIn.org indicated they would avoid working alone with, socializing with or mentoring women.

Survey Says… Online Education’s Role in Membership Marketing

WBT Systems

Associations—a big group of human egos—are no different which is why membership benchmark survey reports are so popular. E-learning programs can definitely help associations solve some of the challenges described in these two reports. The ASI survey respondents are optimistic about the future of their associations—but less so than in 2017. We’ve talked before about the power of social proof in marketing your online learning programs. mentors, continuing education).”.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

Training evaluation is usually easiest at the lowest level – the measurement of student reactions through simple surveys following a learning event. Though these surveys provide a window into how your learners are responding to the learning event, will they be enough to back you up when there is a need for a greater investment in training, when budgets are lean, or when there is a downturn in your associated markets?

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching strategies translate to better employee engagement and retention. But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. However, when building out these programs, questions often arise about how to use coaching and mentoring to develop talent, and the tools available to run them. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring. Desired outcomes: What should program results be?

Why You Need More User-Generated Content in Your Training Program

Pract.us

But the power of peer-to-peer communication, whether face-to-face or across space and time, can actually help you capture your company’s tribal knowledge, enhance your training program, and build a learning culture. But also refers to informal conversations, micro-mentoring sessions and learning from others. And many have recognized its value in a training program. Staff training can be created by and for employees with user -generated content.

4 Fresh Training Program Ideas for your Newly Hired Millennial Workers

TalentLMS

Millennials are slowly but surely taking over the workforce, causing companies to confront decades-old training programs that are outdated, overpriced, and ineffective. Workers’ demands are changing, and companies must evolve their employee development programs to keep up. A survey by Deloitte found that millennials will go so far as to leave their current employer if they do not see an opportunity for leadership skill development. Gamify your training program.

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Building a Talent Development Program for Millennials

Everwise

However, leadership development programs calibrated to their needs have not become a priority. It is time now to build talent development programs tailored to the Millennial mindset. Here are some tips for doing so: Variety through Rotational Programs. A survey of PwC employees showed that 37% of Millennials would like to take advantage of career opportunities abroad at their firm, versus 28% of non-Millennials. Mentoring and Reverse Mentoring.

A Quick Survey Can Produce Long-lasting Leadership Results

CLO Magazine

It is up to learning leaders to set expectations for leadership development programs, and to establish a system for evaluating leadership development efforts that may not produce hard data, but will generate enough information to determine whether programs are making a difference or not. Ensure the leadership development program is multidisciplinary, including workshops, webinars, case studies, discussion groups, coaching and mentoring.

Evaluation Questions for your LMS: Learner, Course and Program

TalentLMS

So you have a bunch of eLearning programs already in circulation. The process of receiving feedback and measuring the effectiveness of learning programs, learners and course facilitators is known as evaluation. In this article, we’ll share with you three types of evaluation you need to conduct through your LMS as surveys. Let’s explore each and examine some sample evaluation questions you can use in your own surveys. Again, the audience of this survey are the learners.

10 Keys for a Successful Onboarding Program

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding and to get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? Current onboarding program analysis shows that most companies start their formal onboarding on Day 1 and the average duration of the program is 28 days. There is a slow shift towards longer programs that last 3 to 6 months, with traditional onboarding transitioning into continuous development and the regular employee performance cycle.

6 Essential Skills To Incorporate Into Your Manager Training Programs

WalkMe Training Station

In a survey by The Ken Blanchard Companies , only 39% of new managers said they had received any leadership training. But manager training programs are often overlooked. Top skills to focus on in manager training programs. 20% comes from mentors or other “developmental relationships”. The post 6 Essential Skills To Incorporate Into Your Manager Training Programs appeared first on Training Station.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

There are many methods for providing top-notch Diversity and Inclusion training, but the most effective programs have key characteristics that have proven results. What is a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program? Why Mentoring is Crucial to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts.