Wisdom Share Mentoring Blog

Mentoring – Is it Cost Effective?

In the course of our work here at Mentor Resources, we interact with several hundred companies a year helping them investigate, evaluate and start...

talent management, management development, workforce development, Learning

What It Takes To Be A Great Mentor

Here at Mentor Resources we interact with thousands of people who act as mentors in the course of a year. They all want to be a great mentor.

talent management, diversity, management development, Employee Engagement, Learning, NGO, Great Mentor

Federal and State Mentor Program Software

In today’s knowledge economy, a corporation's workforce is its most important asset, as well as one of its greatest investments.  The same holds...

management development, workforce development, mentoring programs, mentor program software, human resources software

Mentor Programs: Why Does a Better Match Matter?

So you’re thinking about starting a Mentor Program. You’ve heard about them, and read a few articles about mentor programs in HR magazines, and your...

management development, Leadership Training, eMentor, mentor matching

Mentoring and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) at Kraft Foods

Our December 18th blog covered the maturation process where an informal Affinity Group transitions to become an Employee Resource Group (ERG).  An...

diversity, management development, leadership development, On Boarding, BRG, Employee Value Proposition, Employee Engagement, mentoring programs, Peer to Peer mentoring, Employee Resource Groups

eMentoring and Mentoring Software Programs

We get many questions on eMentoring and, as the second largest provider of Mentoring Software to the Fortune 1,000, we give many demonstrations of...

management development, Leadership Training, eMentor, mentor matching

Who is Mentor Resources?

Mentor Resources is the second largest provider of software for the administration of formal mentoring programs for large enterprises, including...

talent management, diversity, management development, Leadership Training, Age Diversity in the Workplace, Learning, competitive advantage, eMentor, mentor matching, Knowledge Management, NGO, Employee Resource Groups

Mentoring for New Hires (On-Boarding): Part 1

There are seven types of formal mentoring programs. 

management development, Leadership Training, Employee Engagement, types of mentoring

10,000 65th Birthdays A Day

Most executives are focused on their current business – building revenues, managing costs and keeping employees productive.  Those who are looking...

management development, Millennials, Baby Boomers, Age Diversity in the Workplace, Knowledge Management, Mentoring, mentoring tools, Intellectual capital

Sponsorship vs Mentorship

This month’s Harvard Business Review has an article Why Men Still Get More Promotions Than Women which discussed sponsorship vs mentorship.  The HBR...

talent management, diversity, Sponsorship, Human Capital Strategies, management skill, management development, sponsorship vs mentorship, Leadership Training