Why Mentoring Matters


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?


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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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


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.

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. The study, which looked at the workplace learning preferences of some 2,000 knowledge workers, gauged the use, deployment and perceptions of web communications and learning technology platforms among a broad swath of workers. Create reverse mentoring opportunities.

Cast Study Antworks

Tesseract Learning

According to a global survey, around 50 percent of the current workforce would be significantly impacted by the adoption of IA technologies in their organizations. The post Cast Study Antworks appeared first on Tesseract Learning. Case Study Remote WorkJuly 3, 2019.

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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

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. What Does Coaching and Mentoring Mean? How Exactly Does Coaching and Mentoring Help Organizations and High-performance Employees?

The Benefits Of Mentoring As An Executive


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.

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.

The Role of e-Learning in Building and Managing Organizational Talent: A Case Study


One such strategy is the implementation of Employee Satisfaction Surveys (EOS) to understand the needs of the workforce as well as identify and address pertinent needs. Therefore, it is imperative that the managers at the middle and higher levels, who conduct the surveys and are responsible for implementing suitable action plans, should be aligned to the importance of EOS and the means of utilizing them the best. For any organization, its ‘people’ are its greatest asset.

Creating a Virtual Leadership Academy: A Case Study #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

They needed that word to fill out a survey at the end in order to win the ipad – 30% of people couldn’t identify the secret word). Coaching, mentoring, etc.) Virtual learning event for physician leaders. These are my live blogged notes from ASTD Tech Knowledge session with Eric Heckerson. I missed his opening setup, so didn’t get some of the context. But the upshot is they created/designed a virtual leadership event.

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Here are some statistics: According to a 2013 Talent Shortage Survey conducted by ManpowerGroup, – 39% of U.S. employers were having a difficult time filling jobs, and the survey ranked “Skilled Trade worker” as the toughest job to fill. According to the 2014 Accenture Manufacturing Skills and Training study, – 50% of manufacturers were planning to increase their staff by at least 5%. These “mentors” can opt in to provide feedback and advice to these learners.

How to Build Effective Employee Engagement Strategies


In fact, Gallup’s study found that employee engagement is an important predictor of company performance even during a recession.Jim Harter, Ph.D. A PayScale study found employees who felt appreciated by their company were almost 11 times more likely to be engaged with their work.

No Cash for Raises? Try Training Instead, Survey Says


Some studies have indicated that as many as seventy percent of workers in this demographic will leave their first employer within two years of joining. 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. 98 percent believe working with strong coaches and mentors is an important part of their development. Gen Y isn’t known for its loyalty.

A Quick Survey Can Produce Long-lasting Leadership Results

CLO Magazine

Ensure the leadership development program is multidisciplinary, including workshops, webinars, case studies, discussion groups, coaching and mentoring. Post-Training: Conduct an independent “quick and dirty” survey of program participants. This is a simple report using a survey created based on the information presented in pre-training. The survey is best used as a 360-degree instrument. Leadership development is a long-term strategic business imperative.

Survey: Majority of Workers Plan to Work Post Retirement

CLO Magazine

The percentage of workers who say they’ll continue working post retirement has edged up, according to a new survey. A new study from CareerBuilder shows that retirement no longer means the end of a career, as 60 percent of workers aged 60-plus surveyed said they would look for a new job after retiring from their current company. The nationwide survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive, included more than 680 U.S.

The Key Ingredient for Good Soft Skills: Experience


A study of 25 million unique job postings over one year by Burning Glass concluded that most job applicants don’t have key soft skills, particularly in writing and customer service. 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.

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

Big Dog, Little Dog

However, another survey reports 66 percent of Americans are unsatisfied with pay. Shifting the Shape of Mentoring - ASTD. In 2007, Rockwell Collins' mentees were asked to rate the ways mentoring allowed them to contribute to the success of the company.

Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

CLO Magazine

Leveraging these natural talents and applying them to real-life experiences in the workplace with strong mentors and formal education in adult learning sparked my interest and passion in learning and development. Consider pulse surveys to gauge employee sentiment and needs.

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Antworks eLearning Courses

Tesseract Learning

According to a global survey, around 50 percent of the current workforce would be significantly impacted by the adoption of IA technologies in their organizations. Case StudiesSeries of eLearning courses for AntWorks.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

For example, a 2018 study by my organization, Women Unlimited study of more than 5,000 talented women and their male managers on the breadth and depth of the developmental support women receive showed wide disparities. 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. Unlike their male counterparts, they don’t unleash the power of mentors as sounding boards for success.

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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

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. More than half of employees in Spain and the UK undertake self-study e-learning, with Spain leading the way (56%) and France way behind (24%). In the four countries studied, training is undertaken mainly as a result of the employee’s own initiative (61%).

Thrive as a First-Time Manager from Day One


Choose a mentor. A Ken Blanchard Companies ’ study revealed that out of more than 500 managers surveyed, only 15 percent of new managers stated they had been given any training to help them succeed on the job. In turn, 49 percent of the managers surveyed felt unprepared to succeed in the role. Business first-time manager handling a promotion Leadership leadership style management management style management tips manager manager tips mentor new manager promotion

Cross-Cultural Mentorship for the Global Economy


According to leading publication DiversityInc , cross-cultural mentoring programs are on the rise: 46% more managers are participating in mentoring today than ten years ago. From a cultural perspective, communication and collaboration through mentoring involves not only the nationality of one individual, but also the environment and background of their counterpart. Case Study: Mentorship at Boeing. Quan’s mentor is helping him navigate these cultural differences.

Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC)

HT2 Labs

The driving factors behind this cultural deficiency were detailed by L&D Analysts Towards Maturity in the Learning Landscape Survey as detailed in 2016-17’s Learning Benchmark Report ; in which the core barriers to learning were found to be a lack of time for self-study (59%), uninspiring and unmotivating content (35%), a lack of appropriate learning environments (34%), and a lack of suitable IT equipment available to staff to fulfill learning needs (33%).

Allergan VP of Talent Soni Basi thrives amid disruption

CLO Magazine

Early employee surveys showed Allergan employees didn’t understand the career paths in the company and wanted a tool to help them chart their future in the new environment. Profiles & Case Studies Allergan Soni BasiSoni Basi is no stranger to disruption.

Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Born in New York, she studied psychology and computer science with an emphasis on artificial intelligence at Stanford University. While we never worked together, we did develop a mutual mentorship where she would mentor me at my job at United, and vice versa for her at Curious Networks,” Cuffe said, referring to Bassey’s then position as vice president of experience management at the software company. “We Through surveys, we measured satisfaction with courses.

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Allergan VP of Talent Soni Basi thrives amid disruption

CLO Magazine

Early employee surveys showed Allergan employees didn’t understand the career paths in the company and wanted a tool to help them chart their future in the new environment. Profiles & Case Studies Allergan Soni BasiSoni Basi is no stranger to disruption.

Onboarding New Employees: Strategies for Better Performance and Retention

Infopro Learning

Recent studies have also found that longer onboarding programs help speed up the time it takes for employees to become fully productive team members. In a recent survey, 87% of organizations shared that a buddy system helped them to boost new ire proficiency (4).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Best Online Collaboration Tools with Robin Good

Learning Visions

The teacher now serves as mentor to help us create the best thing together. Take the Survey! Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Why an Effective Employee Onboarding Plan is Crucial?

Infopro Learning

In fact, in a recent study by Gallup it was found that organizations with a strong onboarding process improve new hire retention by 82%. Recent surveys stated that 54% of companies with onboarding programs reported higher employee engagement. (3).

The 70-20-10 model: what does it say about evaluation?


From a survey 1 led in the 1990s by the Center for Creative Leadership. Not to mention that technical training was left out of the field of study…. Category “20”: lack of feedback from the manager or colleagues, necessity of support in the form of mentoring or co-development.

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

Infopro Learning

The future of work is here, and recent studies are finding that many organizations are already suffering from a lack of effective leadership. 77% of the organizations recently surveyed reported that they are experiencing a leadership gap (1).

How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

Should it be facilitated via coaching and mentoring? We determine how to present the content interaction, presentation, demonstration, simulation, illustration, audio, video, case studies, stories and scenarios. You can use a model such as Kirkpatrick’s training evaluation model, happy sheets, pre and post testing, retrospective surveys and even bottom line impact analysis i.e. if the point of the course was to sell more product, is the client in fact selling more product?

5 Truck Driver Retention Strategies to Boost Fleet Performance


Use pulse surveys to establish clear communication with brief but regular check-ins. Pulse surveys get up to 55% more engagement than a conventional employee engagement survey does. Related: What is a ‘pulse survey’? Pulse Surveys in EduMe.