This report is intended to help L&D practitioners involved with mentoring programs benchmark their own efforts against those of their peers in similar organizations and close the gap between knowing your objective and measuring the effectiveness of your program
There are a few common obstacles that you'll likely run into as you're establishing your mentoring program. This eBook guides you step-by-step through the process of 1) diagnosing these common obstacles, 2) recognizing how you can avoid or overcome them, and 3) launch your mentoring program in a way that it can grow sustainably.
Within any mentoring program, matching and pairing mentors and mentees is critical to the program's success. What steps can program managers take to ensure compatible, long-lasting pairs that not only benefit one another, but help the organization as a whole achieve its goals? Here are our 5 best-practices for matching and pairing based on our 20 years of experience helping organizations implement successful mentoring programs.
Across every type of organization, mentoring is recognized as a cost-effective way to identify, develop, and retain talent. According to Terri Scandura, professor of management and dean of the graduate school at the University of Miami, most Fortune 500 companies see mentoring as an important employee development tool, and 71% of them have mentoring programs in place.
We conducted a survey to gain a better understanding of current perspectives surrounding the use of mentoring at organizations. The results of our survey provide an overview of how mentoring is used today, as well as general perceptions of program implementation challenges and successes, strategic positioning, and tools important to program success.