At its core, mentoring is about establishing mutually beneficial partnerships between individuals to achieve specific goals. That's why successfully matching mentors and mentees will be one of the most critical aspects of your mentoring program.
Mentor matching is one of the biggest challenges involved in implementing a mentoring program. At Insala, our goal is to help you overcome that challenge. Our mentoring program solutions help you match mentors with mentees for the most possible success, and lay the foundation for a successful mentoring program within your organization.
The key to mentor matching is having a clear and specific business objective for your mentoring program. Defining your objectives will help you specify why you're creating a mentoring program and what you expect to achieve through the mentoring process, as well as determine your ideal pool of mentors and mentees.
We believe that generating successful and sustainable mentor-mentee pairs is the most important factor of program success. Using comprehensive mentor and mentee data gathering, mentor matching criteria based on business objectives, best-fit mentor matching techniques, and efficiency-maximizing technology tools, we help you achieve the best possible matches for your mentoring program participants.
Contact us for more information today on how we can help you with your mentor matching process.
The workshop consists of 2 expert-led strategy sessions in which key stakeholders create a comprehensive plan for how exactly mentor matching within your program will work - based on your organization's business objectives and measurements.
The workshop is designed to help with the following:
Create a solid foundation for mentor matching, based on a strong business case for mentoring, using our proven approach
Set matching criteria that enable mentors and mentees to produce the best possible partnership and program results
Participants: Key stakeholders including executive sponsors and program leaders
Goal: Establish a strong foundation for mentor matching by determining business objectives and success measurements for the mentoring program and targeted employees/individuals
Step 1: Identify specific business objectives
Step 2: Select mentor and mentee pools based on objectives
Participants: Program leaders / managers
Goal: Set mentor matching criteria, create application forms, set up matching process
Step 3: Determine matching criteria based on business objectives
Step 4: Create application and qualification questions for mentors and mentees
Step 5: Choose the matching method
Step 6: Determine the best tool to facilitate mentor matching, whether it's an online or offline tool
Hi-Impact Mentoring® Mentor Matching Software
Using technology can maximize the efficiency of your mentor matching process. To ensure the success of your program, our subject matter experts can help you define the most appropriate criteria based on your business objectives. Our robust mentoring software supports various matching techniques to suit your program's needs:
Administrator-Led Matching: Mentoring program administrators determine the matching criteria and use the results to match designated mentors and mentees.
Mentor-Mentee Self-Matching: Mentoring program administrators set the matching criteria, then mentors and mentees select each other from optimized lists prepared for them.
Want to schedule a call with a mentoring expert to learn more about our mentor matching technology? Request a demo today.
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