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Corrie Pelc on Workplace Mentoring and the Benefits of Implementing an Online Program

Posted by Cindi Frame on Mon, Feb 02, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

Corrie Pelc writes in an article for SkilledUp, "If you find you have been struggling with organizing your company program or ensuring your employees find the best mentor match, today’s online-based mentoring software solutions may be able to help you take your program to the next level."   

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"Grown Men Need Mentorship Too" - a Conversation with Dale Vaughan

Posted by Kim Wise on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 @ 01:18 PM

I had the privilege of talking to Dale Thomas Vaughan, aka Mr. Mentoring. Dale has spent a decade leading men's workshops for males looking to go from adrift to purposeful.  He is founder of the EmpowerMentorship Institute.

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Topics: Mentoring, mentoring and men, mentorship and men

Gallup Research Shows Mentoring Creates Productive Employees

Posted by Kim Wise on Thu, Sep 11, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

What does it take to create happy, long-term, productive employees? Why isn't education enough?  A recent Gallup study shows that graduates who had a mentor or professor who cared about them and encouraged their goals and dreams were twice as likely to be engaged with their work.

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Topics: mentoring and bottom line, Mentoring, mentoring research, mentor research, benefits of mentoring, roi of mentoring, mentoring in higher education, mentoring in universities

Distance Mentoring: How to Optimize your Connections

Posted by Kim Wise on Mon, May 05, 2014 @ 10:06 AM

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Topics: mentor program, long distance mentoring, global mentoring, global mentor program, employee mentoring, virtual mentoring

Mentoring Software – Is it Worth It?

Posted by Cindi Frame on Tue, Nov 05, 2013 @ 12:36 PM

I am sure that many of you are trying to determine if it’s worth it to bite the bullet and invest in mentoring software versus continuing to do it manually.   It might seem expensive as well as time consuming to get it launched, but I can assure you that in the long run mentoring or learning software is a more effective solution in terms of both costs and benefits.

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Topics: mentoring programs, mentoring software, mentor program software, mentoring program, mentoring metrics, mentor software, Mentoring, mentoring tools, online mentoring, web-based mentoring

Mentoring ROI - Getting to the Bottom Line

Posted by Cindi Frame on Mon, Oct 07, 2013 @ 10:13 AM

So you are thinking about starting a mentor program but you need to convince management that it will add value to your organization and ultimately improve your bottom line.   Here are some easy steps to help you start to better understand the ROI (return on investment) of your mentoring program:

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Women and Mentoring

Posted by Kim Wise on Mon, May 06, 2013 @ 10:55 AM

The whole idea of women and mentoring has been to make progress in the effort to break the glass ceiling, to get women into the upper echelons of business management. It has been a team effort to stand up for our tribe and to make a difference for our daughters.

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Topics: diversity, mentor program, women and mentoring, gender diversity

When Mentoring is like a Bad Blind Date

Posted by Kim Wise on Wed, Jun 13, 2012 @ 06:32 AM

Is Poor Mentor Matching Like a Bad Blind Date?

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Topics: leadership development, Employee Engagement, Learning, mentor matching, mentor program, social learning, Reverse Mentoring

Hey Bob! I have questions about my business

Posted by Bob Gibson on Tue, May 22, 2012 @ 03:36 PM

I’m thinking about hosting a call-in radio show called “Hey Bob”– where people call in with questions about business, and get the latest relevant information on their questions. A typical show might sound like this:

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Topics: talent management, Employee Engagement, Learning, competitive advantage, Knowledge Management, Questions about Business

Gen Y and the War for Talent

Posted by Elizabeth Pearce on Fri, May 18, 2012 @ 06:43 AM

Earlier this week, we gave a presentation on multigenerational issues in the workplace.  HR Toolbox started a discussion on Generation Y and should managers train and retain differently to appeal to Generation Y.  

Our next blog will address that directly, but we decided to rerun one of our oldest blogs to get you thinking about other "Wars for Talent" in history.

I know several women who tell the same story. 

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Topics: diversity, Employee Engagement

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