Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

CLO Magazine

A recent study from Wainhouse Research found that the youngest workers and the oldest workers have similar preferences when it comes to workplace learning — and that all learners want a variety of approaches. Of the nine learning methods examined by the study, instructor-led training, short-clip video, and coaching and mentoring were the top three learning approaches cited by respondents overall. Create reverse mentoring opportunities.

Virtual Mentoring In Times of Crisis and Social Isolation


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.” She said that’s why this is a critical time for mentoring as mentoring is all about “deep, intentional, relationships of care,” and the world needs more deep connections than ever. . How Chronus Supports Virtual Mentoring. That’s where virtual mentoring comes in.


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Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

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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 Matters, Especially for Women and Minorities

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American Association of University Women researcher Kevin Miller said this benefit to the bottom line can be attributed in part to the fact that having cultural and gender diversity can help the firm make better decisions overall and decrease the chance of making embarrassing errors. One way to increase diversity in leadership roles is to improve mentoring opportunities for women and minorities. Mentoring for Minorities. Formal vs. Informal Mentoring.

Who’s mentoring ?the future?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching are long-valued methods of leadership, career and personal development. Oprah Winfrey summed up the importance of mentoring during a 2002 interview: “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself. A mentor is someone who allows you to know that no matter how dark the night, in the morning joy will come. A mentor is someone who allows you to see the higher part of yourself when sometimes it becomes hidden to your own view.”.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning


Receive mentoring from a supervisor or coworker. This statistic is supported by a survey conducted by Jane Hart. The survey revealed that the average employee learns through the following methods, to the following percentages: Experience on the job – 45%. Mentoring and coaching – 3%. In 1999, researcher Allen Tough spoke on the importance of informal learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

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.

5 strategies to diminish sexual harassment and toxicity in mentoring

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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 indicated they would avoid working alone with, socializing with or mentoring women.

How to make sure your L&D strategy has real impact (research)


L&D Report 2018 , they surveyed a number of L&D professionals from companies across the country in order to learn how they invest in talent, measure their impact, and how different levels within the organization feel about corporate training. In order to keep the data as relevant as possible, they only included survey results from participants who manage or direct learning initiatives within their organization. Elearning Insights Research

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

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Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. John pointed to this survey which found that 73% of US organizations’ intend to buy iPads in 2012. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Research

No Cash for Raises? Try Training Instead, Survey Says


If your organization is among those cash-strapped companies keen on keeping young workers but left with an empty piggy bank, a new British survey may offer an alternate suggestion: training. employees by training company People 1st and ICM Research asked workers what they would most desire in lieu of a pay raise. A few other notes from the survey: Sixty-six percent of workers said further training would make them feel better about both their job and the company they worked for.

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.

The Key Ingredient for Good Soft Skills: Experience

According to a research overview by the National Soft Skills Association , 85% of job success comes from “well-developed soft and people skills” while only 15% comes from technical knowledge. But according to a 2015 survey by Udemy , 72% of companies don’t bother to offer this kind of training. They can practice explaining complex topics by mentoring new hires or develop teamwork by completing a project together.

Towards Maturity - preliminary research findings

Clive on Learning

The Work-Based Learning Unit of e-Skills UK has published preliminary results from their research with employers and learners in the UK "to help understand why employers are currently investing in e-learning and the difference it is making to their business and staff." Some 209 organisations were surveyed (173 producing usable data) and 650 learners.

Idioms, Doodling, ID, Employee Benefits, Mentoring, & Critical Thinking

Big Dog, Little Dog

The role of theory in instructional design - Janet Clarey in A Brandon Hall Research Blog. One of the themes of the research — participant desire to use theory and report that they often do, but decisions are often made on the basis of intuitive judgment and practical wisdom developed over time. However, another survey reports 66 percent of Americans are unsatisfied with pay. Shifting the Shape of Mentoring - ASTD.

Latest CEGOS survey shows how Europe is shaping up for learning technologies

Clive on Learning

CEGOS has just released the results of their 2010 learning and development survey, carried out in March among 2,200 employees from small, medium and large companies in the UK, France, Germany and Spain. In the UK, on-the-job training is highly desired by 90% of employees, classroom by 89%, mentoring 86%, blended 83%, e-learning 81%, collaborative tools (blogs, forums and wikis) 67%, games 56%, multimedia resources (podcasts or mobile learning) 63%.” Tags: research

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

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Forty-seven percent of managers felt they helped women “explore other roles for growth and development” as opposed to 28 percent of the women surveyed. Seventy-two percent of surveyed managers believed they helped women explore ways to “apply key learnings” from development programs. In our Women Unlimited survey, only 52 percent of women felt they received needed feedback from their managers. A few years ago, I was the keynote speaker at a women’s diversity conference.

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Community Learning—Your Business Skills Can Help Emerging Leaders


Did you know that young adults that have had mentoring are 130 percent more likely to hold leadership positions? When it comes to finding a mentor, many are turning to online communities for help with their career paths. Community learning allows for many mentors to weigh in on topics, as well as offer advice and encouragement to help others make good decisions, how to follow the right path, and stay motivated. Business future leaders leaders Leadership mentor mentorship

The Dawn of the Robot Coach

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The tools uses anonymous employee survey results and past performance data to rate managers’ performance, then offers tips and training content to help them improve., along with VoiceVibes, Orai and GiantOtter, are among a host of new AI-driven coaching apps that promise to change the way companies provide mentoring and suggest training to improve soft skills. No computer can replace human mentors, but it can support them,” said Butterfly’s Mendlewicz.

The Digital Future Is Human

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According to a survey of 4,000 professionals conducted by LinkedIn Learning, the most important skills employees will need — and that learning organizations must develop — are leadership, communication and collaboration. Nearly three-quarters of executives surveyed by The Hackett Group, a consulting firm headquartered in Miami, expect digital transformation to disrupt their industry and change the competitive landscape (Figure 1). The robots are coming!

What’s Wrong with Employee Training in Food and Beverage SMBs?


According to Plunkett Research , as of 2017, the global market was estimated to be over $8.1 To reveal a sneak peek, one of the survey’s main findings suggests that food and beverage training is, more or less, stuck in the Dark Ages. of employees in our survey indicated they had received quality assurance, compliance, food safety training. According to our survey, 44.5% We’re not usually into bragging, but the survey was a pure success.

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?


Examples are self-paced courses taken via the Internet, Q&A mentoring, online discussion groups, and email. According to research and to my experience the eLearning format that has the most advantages is the Hybrid Learning format because it uses the pros of the synchronous and asynchronous learning. 2) Research the Instructional Design Models I am sure that you are familiar with ADDIE. However, to find the best Instructional Design Model you have to do your own research!

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Do your employees know how to learn?


There is a great deal of interest among researchers and educational practitioners in informal learning, and this is not a recent endeavor. Support and mentoring. Researchers have also examined factors that may favor some workers in the field of informal learning. For this purpose, an online tool, called the Learning Organization Survey , based on three pillars, identifies what an organization should do or avoid doing to encourage learning.

Millennial Leadership Development: Building the Business Case & Getting Started

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Millennials now make up the largest cohort in the workplace, according to Pew Research. According to a Robert Half survey, 75% of employees ages 18 to 34 view job-hopping as beneficial, compared to 59% of workers ages 35 to 54 and 51% of those 55 and older. For millennials—a generation known to seek continuous feedback—a strong and open relationship with a mentor is frequently a key element of success.

14 Best Ways for Employers to Develop Their Employees

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They range from training seminars launched via employee training software to organizing mentoring programs. You should do your research and find one that resonates well with your business model. Make your L&D department assess the knowledge gaps and launch a survey. Launch Formal Mentoring Programs. Unlike internal coaches, mentors can come from the outside. Launch a survey to discover the titles of resources that every department needs.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

This articles reviews survey results from CareerBuilder. The survey goes on to explore how poor onboarding hurts the company and what kinds of onboarding different companies offer. Mentoring: How Does It Impact Your Business? If you don’t have a mentoring program at your company, this article will inspire you to start one. The benefits are well known for mentors and mentees, but you’ll also learn how it benefits your company as a whole.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Presenters include: Steve Wexler : e-Learning Guilds research guru Brent Schlenker : e-Learning Guild Evangelist. Researcher at the Institute for Simulation & Training in Southern Florida. Note: surveys are ALWAYS available, so always getting new data. Take the Survey!

Profile of a modern learner in 2018 [infographic]


We’ve pulled together findings from numerous research papers and surveys to help you get to grips with what modern professionals need. According to Towards Maturity’s Bridging the Divide report , which has researched the movements of 43,000+ workplace learners since 2003, over half of people learn at the point of need. This takes the lion’s share of the survey. This comes out top in both the user research conducted, independently, by Jane Hart and Towards Maturity.

#MeToo: Movement or Moment?

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Of the survey respondents, 22 percent agreed that witnessing tangible changes at work encouraged them to speak up about harassment. Research by the Ethics & Compliance Initiative found that rates of observed misconduct are declining, coming close to historic lows, and reporting of suspected wrongdoing has reached an historic high. However, the same ECI research found rates of retaliation for reporting wrongdoing have doubled in the past two years.

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?


A 2015 survey by Babson Survey Research Group found that online students grew by nearly 4% over the previous year. Through multiple surveys, polls, analytical and observational studies, independent researchers have attempted to answer the question: “Which is more effective – online or in-person?” For instance, research from the Johnson & Wales University concluded that: “… students rather to be in a traditional class than in on-line class[es].”.

Why You Need to Care About Enabling Learning On-Demand


Among learners responding to the survey, 58% of them want to learn at their own pace and almost half (49%) want learning opportunities in the flow of work. . The average employee has only 24 minutes a week for formal learning, according to research by learning and talent guru Josh Bersin. Uncover how learning in the flow of work is more relevant and applicable to solving the challenges employees in the modern workforce comes across everyday.

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How to Help Your Managers Embark on their Learning Journey

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The survey also found that leaders and managers are already using a wide range of learning methods and are open to experiencing a wide variety of learning opportunities. Social activities and in person mentoring and coaching must be part of the mix to improve skills acquisition. Towards Maturity found that 95% of High Performing Organizations integrate coaching and mentoring practices as part of their culture, compared with 44% of organizations that were not high performing.

Mobile Learning on the March

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According to a survey of the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, a majority of CLOs (Figure 1) now expect to invest in content for mobile learning. The Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board is a group of 1,500 professionals in the learning and development industry who have agreed to be surveyed by the Human Capital Media Advisory Group, the research and advisory arm of Chief Learning Officer magazine. This survey was conducted in June 2018.

How Corporate Giants Rely on Human Skills to Get Ahead


Let’s think for a minute about what it takes to make a Pixar movie,” prompted Linda Hill, a researcher who studied the animation studio for nearly a decade. “No These surveys are anonymous, but most managers review their results with the team.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now


According to Josh Bersin, a leading business analyst and researcher, “Companies that embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their business statistically outperform their peers.” Why Mentoring is Crucial to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts. Introduction.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now


Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Best Practices Why Mentoring is Crucial to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Next Steps Conclusion. Why Mentoring is Crucial to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts. Introduction What is a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program?



Dr. Rima has been an International Mentor for Middlesex University London, and is also a trained Trainer by Sony Pictures Entertainment, UK, on 'Energy Project.’ We have had multiple cases where Senior Leaders have guided and mentored women employees during various career stages.

Unleash the power of peer coaching

CLO Magazine

In a recent Gartner survey, 68 percent of HR leaders cited this objective, far more than any other. A survey conducted by my company, Imperative, asked people whether they learn more from peers or managers.

How People Analytics Can Help Improve Learning Experiences

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Research has shown that the human mind is able to comprehend smaller chunks of learning better than longer learning sessions. Surveys conducted by various organizations and HR practitioners to gauge employee satisfaction have revealed some interesting insights. A majority of the employees who were covered in the survey stated that they derived greater joy in learning new skills and keeping themselves abreast of the latest technologies relevant to their work.

Learning 3.0: How does your organization stack up?


One key takeaway from the Aberdeen Group study is how best in class organizations provide employees with a diverse spectrum of learning opportunities and experiences , and want a learning solution that captures learning that’s taking place informally – on the job, through coaching and mentoring, and through social connections and knowledge sharing. Between July and August 2015 Aberdeen Group surveyed 322 businesses about key trends in learning.