What do companies like Microsoft, UnitedHealth, and Target have in common? They are all on board with a formal reverse mentoring program by Millennials.
Mentoring involves existing employees taking new employees under their wing, showing them the ropes, and providing guidance and assistance while they learn their new jobs.
While the Millennial generation is set to take over the workforce soon, there are still a lot of Baby Boomers in the workforce in managerial roles or vying for managerial roles.
According to recent research, 83% of workers participating in a mentoring program admitted that their experiences positively influenced their desire to stay at their organizations. And, luckily, there are many types of mentor-mentee relationships that your organization can help promote via various types of mentorship programs.
In a previous post, we discussed the difference between mentors and sponsors in the workplace.
We’ve talked a lot about the profound impacts a mentor can have on an employee’s learning and development. Effective mentors can provide their protégés with valuable insights into their experiences in the industry as well as the organization and can help guide them on the path to career advancement. But we haven’t talked a great […]
Adding to yesterday’s post, here are three more types of mentors your employees need to succeed.
According to research parsed by Forbes®, Millennials planning to stay with their employer for more than 5 years are twice as likely to have a mentor (68%), compared to those who aren’t planning to stay (32%). And 81% of them are happy with their mentor. But among Millennials planning to leave their employer within 2 […]
Did you know that the average tenure for a salaried employee is now only around 4 years? And based on research, employees who are with an organization for less than 4 years are more than 65% less likely to be engaged, and the likelihood that they’re engaged decreases with each passing year they stay with […]
More organizations are beginning to offer remote and flexible work options as employees demand more mentorship opportunities. So, virtual mentorship is becoming a viable option. Or, is it? Keep reading to learn more.
According to research parsed by Inc., 53% of hiring managers say it’s difficult to find and retain Millennials, which is particularly problematic when you consider that Millennials now make up the largest generation in the U.S. workforce.