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Corporate e-Learning: Not a silver bullet for employee development
January 18, 2022
Corporate e-Learning is here to stay. As more organizations go remote more and more employee training will also be done online. But for learning to be effective and lead to meaningful improvements they need to have a social component. For that reason, e-Learning tools and software are not a silver bullet for preparing employees for the future of work. Instead, they need mentorship and peer learning. We'll argue why in this article.
Workforce planning: how to build a future-ready organization
January 18, 2022
Strategic workforce planning involves having the right people with the right skills at the right time. In this article, we explain the 6 stages of workforce planning and how to anticipate future workforce needs to prepare action plans that align with business strategy.
12 Examples of Employee Recognition For 2022
January 18, 2022
Employee recognition is crucial. One of the top reasons employees quit is because they don't feel appreciated by their managers or leaders. To avoid costly turnover and build happy, high-performing teams here are 12 ways to recognize your employees in 2022.
Together raises $5M to fix learning at work
January 14, 2022
Together has raised $5 million USD led by Altair with participation from TRAC, Garage, Rebel, Funders Club to fix learning at work.
A guide to peer to peer learning
January 11, 2022
Where do your team members go when they need to learn something? HR would like to say they go to their learning management system and take a course. But most of the time, employees go to each other to solve problems and learn. This is the essence of peer-to-peer learning. To scale peer learning across your organization, here's your guide to starting a peer-to-peer learning program.
Mentor matching: how to make career-changing pairings
January 11, 2022
The mentor-mentee match is critical to a mentorship program's success. There is a lot of behind the scenes work that goes into setting up a program and much of that work is getting that match right. Here's how to match mentors and mentees the right way.
Examples of Successful Mentoring Programs
January 10, 2022
Statistics show that 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies have mentoring programs. These programs are not only achieving what they were designed to do, but they are also inspiring others in the corporate world. Here are several examples of successful corporate mentoring programs to inspire your own.
Best Practices for Virtual Mentoring
January 7, 2022
Whether your company is transitioning to a virtual workplace due to COVID-19 or if there is a long history as a remote organization, workplace mentoring can offer support and comfort to employees in addition to professional growth. Putting the best practices into your virtual mentoring program can help you achieve more success and reap the benefits that come with a virtual mentoring program.
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Engaging Millennials with mentoring
December 16, 2021
Millennials want opportunities to grow and connect with leadership. Mentorship provides these opportunities—but not in the way you might expect. This article will give tips for mentors of Millennials and steps organizations can follow to start a mentoring program for their millennial employees.
Reverse Mentoring: A toolkit for diversity and inclusion initiatives
December 1, 2021
Reverse mentorship became popular in the 1990s as a way to keep executives informed on technology changes and the internet. Now, however, reverse mentoring is taking on a new purpose: to support diversity and inclusion initiatives. This article will give you a toolkit for introducing reverse mentoring programs into your company's D&I strategy.
The Employer's Guide to Gen Z in the Workforce
September 9, 2021
Gen Z is the most recent generation entering the workplace. They bring with them different priorities, expectations, and goals than previous generations like Millennials and Gen Xers. Here's your guide as an employee to Gen Z in the workplace.
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Reverse Mentoring: A toolkit for diversity and inclusion initiatives
December 1, 2021
Reverse mentorship became popular in the 1990s as a way to keep executives informed on technology changes and the internet. Now, however, reverse mentoring is taking on a new purpose: to support diversity and inclusion initiatives. This article will give you a toolkit for introducing reverse mentoring programs into your company's D&I strategy.
Starting a remote mentorship program: Guide to virtual workplaces
November 30, 2021
Remote workplaces are becoming more of the norm than the exception to the rule. While there are advantages to this style of working, there are distinct disadvantages around employee development. Remote mentoring programs are becoming a viable way to keep teams connected and growing. Here's how to start one in your organization.
Start a diversity and inclusion mentorship program: A guide
November 24, 2021
Employees from diverse backgrounds stand to gain a lot from mentorship. And research shows that when workplaces offer formal mentoring programs, 3/4's of diverse or minority employees opt-in. Organizations should take note. Achieving diversity doesn't start and stop at equal numbers. To meaningfully support diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace, organizations should start formal mentoring programs. This guide will show you how.
Diversity and Inclusion Training in the Workplace: What is it and why is it essential?
November 24, 2021
Training for diversity and inclusion is becoming more and more common in the workplace. But having a DEI strategy isn't enough and sometimes it can do more harm than good. In this article, we break down how to do diversity and inclusion training right with several examples.
5 Best Practices To Build An Inclusive Community In A Remote Work Environment
November 24, 2021
Building an inclusive community is just as important in a remote work environment as it is in a physical one—if not more. Here are 5 best practices to make your remote team more inclusive.
Mentoring Circles: what they are and how to start one
November 15, 2021
Mentoring Circles are a great way to encourage knowledge sharing and community building with your mentorship program. We explore the ins and outs of Mentorship Circles in this article and how you can introduce one into your organization.
Examples Of Empathy In The Workplace
November 4, 2021
It's no surprise that great leaders and thriving organizations care about empathetic communication among their teams. But research shows that empathetic communication skills are in short supply. In this article, we outline six ways leaders and workplaces can practice empathetic communication in the workplace.
Promoting inclusive behaviors at work: How to encourage them [with examples]
November 4, 2021
There's a mountain of research showing that diverse and inclusive organizations perform better. So how can we encourage more inclusive behaviors at work? In this article we break down 10 ways organizations can encourage inclusive behaviors among their employees.
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Corporate e-Learning: Not a silver bullet for employee development
January 18, 2022
Corporate e-Learning is here to stay. As more organizations go remote more and more employee training will also be done online. But for learning to be effective and lead to meaningful improvements they need to have a social component. For that reason, e-Learning tools and software are not a silver bullet for preparing employees for the future of work. Instead, they need mentorship and peer learning. We'll argue why in this article.
Workforce planning: how to build a future-ready organization
January 18, 2022
Strategic workforce planning involves having the right people with the right skills at the right time. In this article, we explain the 6 stages of workforce planning and how to anticipate future workforce needs to prepare action plans that align with business strategy.
A guide to peer to peer learning
January 11, 2022
Where do your team members go when they need to learn something? HR would like to say they go to their learning management system and take a course. But most of the time, employees go to each other to solve problems and learn. This is the essence of peer-to-peer learning. To scale peer learning across your organization, here's your guide to starting a peer-to-peer learning program.
Excelling in every stage of the employee life cycle
December 22, 2021
The employee life cycle is six stages that span the period from when an employee applies to when they eventually move on from the company. It's an expansive model for HR professionals to outline and optimize the employee experience. If used correctly, the employee life cycle can lead to greater retention, engagement, and development of individuals. This article will break down each stage and explain how you can apply it in your company.
Engaging Millennials with mentoring
December 16, 2021
Millennials want opportunities to grow and connect with leadership. Mentorship provides these opportunities—but not in the way you might expect. This article will give tips for mentors of Millennials and steps organizations can follow to start a mentoring program for their millennial employees.
27 Questions mentors should ask their mentees
December 14, 2021
As a mentor what questions should you ask your mentee? Here are 27 thought-provoking questions to build a meaningful mentoring relationship that leads to growth. Let's break the ice and go deep to unlock growth.
Why In-house employee training and development is critical for sustainable business growth
December 13, 2021
The shelf-life of existing skills your employees have is getting shorter each year. What can you do? Replace your workforce by hiring people with the skills you need on your team? That'd take a ton of time and resources. Perhaps a better way—that's better for your culture and bottom line—is to train and develop employees internally. This article covers the benefits and potential challenges of internally training your employees. We also provide tips on how to introduce an in-house development program.
Evergreen: A new way to run a mentorship program
November 25, 2021
We've been working hard on the biggest change to the platform ever. A new type of program format has arrived, and we call it Evergreen.
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Evergreen: A new way to run a mentorship program
November 25, 2021
We've been working hard on the biggest change to the platform ever. A new type of program format has arrived, and we call it Evergreen.
How To Attract More Mentors To Your Mentoring Program
October 19, 2021
At Together, we help all types of companies run world-class mentoring programs. One of the most common challenges we hear from our program administrators is that they can't get enough mentors to sign up. It can be challenging to get busy executives on board to invest time in helping more junior employees grow. But it isn't impossible. This article is your go-to guide for attracting mentors to your program.
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12 Ideas for peer mentoring activities
November 26, 2021
If you're starting a peer mentoring program here are 12 ideas for activities you can do while meeting together.
How to build a mentorship program for new employees
November 22, 2021
Mentorship for new employees is essential. Up to a third of their salary can be spent attracting and recruiting them. Make sure that when they do join your team they're set up for success. In this article, we break down how to start a mentorship program for new hires.
Building An Employee Development Plan: What you need to know [with examples]
November 19, 2021
Despite the war for talent, studies show that organizations are having a hard time hiring the skills they need. An alternative to constant recruiting is building the necessary skills in your existing employees. Building an employee development program that includes mentorship, peer accountability, and exposing employees to different roles may be an effective way for companies to remain competitive.
How To Develop New Managers With Mentorship Programs
November 17, 2021
Exceptional employees are usually promoted to a role they have little to no training in: a manager. As new managers, these employees are left on their own to learn as they go. But for organizations that want to set up their new leaders for success, they should be looking for ways to mentor them. Mentorship is a fantastic way to help new managers grow into their roles as leaders.
Mentoring Circles: what they are and how to start one
November 15, 2021
Mentoring Circles are a great way to encourage knowledge sharing and community building with your mentorship program. We explore the ins and outs of Mentorship Circles in this article and how you can introduce one into your organization.
How To Get Busy Executives To Be Mentors In Your Mentoring Program
October 28, 2021
The impact of having executives in your organization mentor more junior employees can be incredible. Morale jumps, employee engagement skyrockets, and employees begin to grow. However, when you're starting a mentoring program it can be hard to get these busy execs on board. But it isn't impossible. This article outlines six ways you can not only convince executives to join your mentoring program but be excited about it.
Mentoring Groups vs 1-on-1: Which is Better?
October 28, 2021
When you're starting a workplace mentoring program you may not consider running group mentoring instead of traditional 1-on-1 mentoring. Depending on the outcomes you're hoping to achieve with your program one might be better suited than the other. In this article we outline the differences between group and 1-on-1 mentorship and explain which to use depending on your goals.
Why Learning Circles Set Up New Managers for Success
October 20, 2021
Getting managers up to speed quickly is a difficult task. And there's only so much you can learn from leadership books. What new managers need is to learn from each other and from those with more experience. At every organization what they need are Learning Circles. In this article, we break down what Learning Circles are and why they are the best way to get new managers up to speed quickly.
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Starting a remote mentorship program: Guide to virtual workplaces
November 30, 2021
Remote workplaces are becoming more of the norm than the exception to the rule. While there are advantages to this style of working, there are distinct disadvantages around employee development. Remote mentoring programs are becoming a viable way to keep teams connected and growing. Here's how to start one in your organization.
Guide to Mentoring High potential Employees
November 24, 2021
High potential employee development programs are usually designed with two goals in mind: (1) prepare them for future leadership positions and (2) avoid their turnover. The best and brightest minds are always looking for opportunities to learn and grow. What better way to fulfill that need with mentoring programs? This is your guide on starting a high potential mentorship program.
How to build a mentorship program for new employees
November 22, 2021
Mentorship for new employees is essential. Up to a third of their salary can be spent attracting and recruiting them. Make sure that when they do join your team they're set up for success. In this article, we break down how to start a mentorship program for new hires.
Mentoring Circles: what they are and how to start one
November 15, 2021
Mentoring Circles are a great way to encourage knowledge sharing and community building with your mentorship program. We explore the ins and outs of Mentorship Circles in this article and how you can introduce one into your organization.
Mentoring Groups vs 1-on-1: Which is Better?
October 28, 2021
When you're starting a workplace mentoring program you may not consider running group mentoring instead of traditional 1-on-1 mentoring. Depending on the outcomes you're hoping to achieve with your program one might be better suited than the other. In this article we outline the differences between group and 1-on-1 mentorship and explain which to use depending on your goals.
Why Group Mentoring is key to building future leaders
October 20, 2021
When deciding between looking internally or externally to fill leadership positions People Leaders should be aware of hidden talent already on the payroll. Identifying high-potential employees isn't the challenge so much as preparing them to take on leadership roles. Group Mentorship programs are an effective way to pave a career path for them to become future leaders. This article argues why Group Mentoring is key to developing future leaders.
5 Ways To Build A Coaching Culture In Your Organization
October 8, 2021
Building a coaching culture in your organization requires effort, but it offers significant advantages, such as higher revenue and a more engaged workforce as indicated by numerous studies. In this article, we share five steps to developing a coaching culture in your organization.
29 Questions To Ask Your Mentor In Your Next Meeting
June 8, 2021
What are good questions to ask a mentor? Every mentor/mentee relationship is different so don’t take a cookie-cutter approach. Prepare questions that feel right for you and that you think will help build a successful mentoring relationship. But, to help get you started, we’ve put together a list of ideas and conversation topics. 
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Corporate e-Learning: Not a silver bullet for employee development
January 18, 2022
Corporate e-Learning is here to stay. As more organizations go remote more and more employee training will also be done online. But for learning to be effective and lead to meaningful improvements they need to have a social component. For that reason, e-Learning tools and software are not a silver bullet for preparing employees for the future of work. Instead, they need mentorship and peer learning. We'll argue why in this article.
Workforce planning: how to build a future-ready organization
January 18, 2022
Strategic workforce planning involves having the right people with the right skills at the right time. In this article, we explain the 6 stages of workforce planning and how to anticipate future workforce needs to prepare action plans that align with business strategy.
A guide to peer to peer learning
January 11, 2022
Where do your team members go when they need to learn something? HR would like to say they go to their learning management system and take a course. But most of the time, employees go to each other to solve problems and learn. This is the essence of peer-to-peer learning. To scale peer learning across your organization, here's your guide to starting a peer-to-peer learning program.
Excelling in every stage of the employee life cycle
December 22, 2021
The employee life cycle is six stages that span the period from when an employee applies to when they eventually move on from the company. It's an expansive model for HR professionals to outline and optimize the employee experience. If used correctly, the employee life cycle can lead to greater retention, engagement, and development of individuals. This article will break down each stage and explain how you can apply it in your company.
Engaging Millennials with mentoring
December 16, 2021
Millennials want opportunities to grow and connect with leadership. Mentorship provides these opportunities—but not in the way you might expect. This article will give tips for mentors of Millennials and steps organizations can follow to start a mentoring program for their millennial employees.
27 Questions mentors should ask their mentees
December 14, 2021
As a mentor what questions should you ask your mentee? Here are 27 thought-provoking questions to build a meaningful mentoring relationship that leads to growth. Let's break the ice and go deep to unlock growth.
Why In-house employee training and development is critical for sustainable business growth
December 13, 2021
The shelf-life of existing skills your employees have is getting shorter each year. What can you do? Replace your workforce by hiring people with the skills you need on your team? That'd take a ton of time and resources. Perhaps a better way—that's better for your culture and bottom line—is to train and develop employees internally. This article covers the benefits and potential challenges of internally training your employees. We also provide tips on how to introduce an in-house development program.
Evergreen: A new way to run a mentorship program
November 25, 2021
We've been working hard on the biggest change to the platform ever. A new type of program format has arrived, and we call it Evergreen.
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Why an onboarding "buddy" is essential for every new employee
December 17, 2021
Onboarding buddies are essential for setting up new hires for success. Here's everything you need to know about buddy programs with examples.
How to build a mentorship program for new employees
November 22, 2021
Mentorship for new employees is essential. Up to a third of their salary can be spent attracting and recruiting them. Make sure that when they do join your team they're set up for success. In this article, we break down how to start a mentorship program for new hires.
Mentoring Circles: what they are and how to start one
November 15, 2021
Mentoring Circles are a great way to encourage knowledge sharing and community building with your mentorship program. We explore the ins and outs of Mentorship Circles in this article and how you can introduce one into your organization.
Mentoring Groups vs 1-on-1: Which is Better?
October 28, 2021
When you're starting a workplace mentoring program you may not consider running group mentoring instead of traditional 1-on-1 mentoring. Depending on the outcomes you're hoping to achieve with your program one might be better suited than the other. In this article we outline the differences between group and 1-on-1 mentorship and explain which to use depending on your goals.
Why Group Mentoring is key to building future leaders
October 20, 2021
When deciding between looking internally or externally to fill leadership positions People Leaders should be aware of hidden talent already on the payroll. Identifying high-potential employees isn't the challenge so much as preparing them to take on leadership roles. Group Mentorship programs are an effective way to pave a career path for them to become future leaders. This article argues why Group Mentoring is key to developing future leaders.
Why All New Hires Need Group Mentoring
October 14, 2021
Starting a new job–especially if remotely– can be daunting, to say the least. And according to research, new hires aren't getting the support they need: only a third feel adequately prepared. What can people leaders and managers do about this? It's not revolutionary, but connect new hires with each other and give them meaningful support from leaders. We call this group mentorship and it's incredibly effective at taking your onboarding process to the next level. Your new hires will thank you.
5 Activities To Encourage Knowledge Sharing In Your Organization
October 8, 2021
knowledge sharing is how important know-how is shared across the organization. But knowledge sharing at scale is only effective when employees are empowered to share what they know. And leaders can empower employees in five ways. 
14 Ways Group Learning Promotes Employee Development
October 5, 2021
Organizations are spending billions on corporate training every year. But the majority of training is proven to not be worth the expense with most employees admitting they aren't applying what they learn. The better way to develop employees is with Group Learning, a division of the wider Social Learning method for employee development. This article will outline what Group Learning is, why it's effective for employee development, and how to introduce a Group Learning program into your organization.
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Corporate e-Learning: Not a silver bullet for employee development
January 18, 2022
Corporate e-Learning is here to stay. As more organizations go remote more and more employee training will also be done online. But for learning to be effective and lead to meaningful improvements they need to have a social component. For that reason, e-Learning tools and software are not a silver bullet for preparing employees for the future of work. Instead, they need mentorship and peer learning. We'll argue why in this article.
A guide to peer to peer learning
January 11, 2022
Where do your team members go when they need to learn something? HR would like to say they go to their learning management system and take a course. But most of the time, employees go to each other to solve problems and learn. This is the essence of peer-to-peer learning. To scale peer learning across your organization, here's your guide to starting a peer-to-peer learning program.
What is ‘knowledge sharing’ and why is it important?
December 22, 2021
Knowledge sharing is defined by organizations that have processes in place to exchange critical information across the workforce. Organizations that do it really well have a culture of knowledge where employees are encouraged to share what they know with others instead of hoarding it. Team leaders, here's everything you need to know about knowledge sharing, its benefits, and how to encourage it in your company.
Knowledge transfer: Keeping critical know-how within the organization
December 22, 2021
Knowledge transfer is how organizations get the critical skills, insights, and ways of doing things from employees who may be leaving the organization to those who are sticking around. In this article we break down what knowledge transfer is, why it's important, and how to work out a plan for it in your company.
Why In-house employee training and development is critical for sustainable business growth
December 13, 2021
The shelf-life of existing skills your employees have is getting shorter each year. What can you do? Replace your workforce by hiring people with the skills you need on your team? That'd take a ton of time and resources. Perhaps a better way—that's better for your culture and bottom line—is to train and develop employees internally. This article covers the benefits and potential challenges of internally training your employees. We also provide tips on how to introduce an in-house development program.
Starting a remote mentorship program: Guide to virtual workplaces
November 30, 2021
Remote workplaces are becoming more of the norm than the exception to the rule. While there are advantages to this style of working, there are distinct disadvantages around employee development. Remote mentoring programs are becoming a viable way to keep teams connected and growing. Here's how to start one in your organization.
12 Ideas for peer mentoring activities
November 26, 2021
If you're starting a peer mentoring program here are 12 ideas for activities you can do while meeting together.
Building An Employee Development Plan: What you need to know [with examples]
November 19, 2021
Despite the war for talent, studies show that organizations are having a hard time hiring the skills they need. An alternative to constant recruiting is building the necessary skills in your existing employees. Building an employee development program that includes mentorship, peer accountability, and exposing employees to different roles may be an effective way for companies to remain competitive.
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Best Practices for Virtual Mentoring
January 7, 2022
Whether your company is transitioning to a virtual workplace due to COVID-19 or if there is a long history as a remote organization, workplace mentoring can offer support and comfort to employees in addition to professional growth. Putting the best practices into your virtual mentoring program can help you achieve more success and reap the benefits that come with a virtual mentoring program.
Starting a remote mentorship program: Guide to virtual workplaces
November 30, 2021
Remote workplaces are becoming more of the norm than the exception to the rule. While there are advantages to this style of working, there are distinct disadvantages around employee development. Remote mentoring programs are becoming a viable way to keep teams connected and growing. Here's how to start one in your organization.
5 Best Practices To Build An Inclusive Community In A Remote Work Environment
November 24, 2021
Building an inclusive community is just as important in a remote work environment as it is in a physical one—if not more. Here are 5 best practices to make your remote team more inclusive.
Remote Workplaces Need Continuous Learning Initiatives
October 15, 2021
Despite the effort to make sure employees can still work from home, there’s been a lack of support for helping employees learn from home as well. Continuous learning is an approach in the workplace that gets employees to participate in learning activities regularly rather than only at predetermined times like once a quarter. In this article, we outline why continuous learning is necessary for remote workplaces, examples, and how to build a culture of learning.
Creative Ideas To Improve Your Remote Employees Well Being
October 14, 2021
The well-being of your remote teams should be a top priority for managers. As workplaces navigate whether to go hybrid, fully back in the office, or remain remote, it's an uncertain time for employees. This undoubtedly leads to stress. To mitigate the challenges of workplace well-being for remote teams here are four ideas managers can consider.
Why All New Hires Need Group Mentoring
October 14, 2021
Starting a new job–especially if remotely– can be daunting, to say the least. And according to research, new hires aren't getting the support they need: only a third feel adequately prepared. What can people leaders and managers do about this? It's not revolutionary, but connect new hires with each other and give them meaningful support from leaders. We call this group mentorship and it's incredibly effective at taking your onboarding process to the next level. Your new hires will thank you.
How To Promote Staff Wellbeing In Your Organization
September 16, 2021
In 2020 the focus was on building resilient organizations. In 2021 and beyond, as organizations grapple with new workplace norms, promoting positive mental health and wellbeing at work is on the top of People Leader's agendas. Here are 8 ways HR teams and leaders can promote workplace wellbeing.
7 Virtual Mental Wellness Programs for Remote Teams
September 3, 2021
Working remotely, or from home in some way, shape, or form is here to stay. Here are seven ways organizations can encourage their remote teams to thrive at work.
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A guide to peer to peer learning
January 11, 2022
Where do your team members go when they need to learn something? HR would like to say they go to their learning management system and take a course. But most of the time, employees go to each other to solve problems and learn. This is the essence of peer-to-peer learning. To scale peer learning across your organization, here's your guide to starting a peer-to-peer learning program.
Mentor matching: how to make career-changing pairings
January 11, 2022
The mentor-mentee match is critical to a mentorship program's success. There is a lot of behind the scenes work that goes into setting up a program and much of that work is getting that match right. Here's how to match mentors and mentees the right way.
Examples of Successful Mentoring Programs
January 10, 2022
Statistics show that 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies have mentoring programs. These programs are not only achieving what they were designed to do, but they are also inspiring others in the corporate world. Here are several examples of successful corporate mentoring programs to inspire your own.
Best Practices for Virtual Mentoring
January 7, 2022
Whether your company is transitioning to a virtual workplace due to COVID-19 or if there is a long history as a remote organization, workplace mentoring can offer support and comfort to employees in addition to professional growth. Putting the best practices into your virtual mentoring program can help you achieve more success and reap the benefits that come with a virtual mentoring program.
Moving from informal to a formal mentoring program
December 29, 2021
As a leader in your organization, how much of a role should you play in providing mentoring opportunities for employees? Should you step back and let it happen informally? Or should you establish a formal mentorship program for employees? We explore the differences between formal and informal mentoring and argue for why all companies should have a formal program.
How do you run a pilot mentorship program?
December 29, 2021
Running a pilot mentorship program is a great way to get early feedback, work out any tweaks, and get comfortable doing it before rolling it out to your whole organization. Here are several helpful tips to run a successful pilot program.
Productive mentoring sessions: 5 tips
December 29, 2021
Too often, poor preparation for mentoring sessions leads to poor results. To have impactful and productive mentoring meetings, here are 5 tips.
Engaging Millennials with mentoring
December 16, 2021
Millennials want opportunities to grow and connect with leadership. Mentorship provides these opportunities—but not in the way you might expect. This article will give tips for mentors of Millennials and steps organizations can follow to start a mentoring program for their millennial employees.
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Corporate e-Learning: Not a silver bullet for employee development
January 18, 2022
Corporate e-Learning is here to stay. As more organizations go remote more and more employee training will also be done online. But for learning to be effective and lead to meaningful improvements they need to have a social component. For that reason, e-Learning tools and software are not a silver bullet for preparing employees for the future of work. Instead, they need mentorship and peer learning. We'll argue why in this article.
Together raises $5M to fix learning at work
January 14, 2022
Together has raised $5 million USD led by Altair with participation from TRAC, Garage, Rebel, Funders Club to fix learning at work.
Mentor matching: how to make career-changing pairings
January 11, 2022
The mentor-mentee match is critical to a mentorship program's success. There is a lot of behind the scenes work that goes into setting up a program and much of that work is getting that match right. Here's how to match mentors and mentees the right way.
Moving from informal to a formal mentoring program
December 29, 2021
As a leader in your organization, how much of a role should you play in providing mentoring opportunities for employees? Should you step back and let it happen informally? Or should you establish a formal mentorship program for employees? We explore the differences between formal and informal mentoring and argue for why all companies should have a formal program.
How do you run a pilot mentorship program?
December 29, 2021
Running a pilot mentorship program is a great way to get early feedback, work out any tweaks, and get comfortable doing it before rolling it out to your whole organization. Here are several helpful tips to run a successful pilot program.
Excelling in every stage of the employee life cycle
December 22, 2021
The employee life cycle is six stages that span the period from when an employee applies to when they eventually move on from the company. It's an expansive model for HR professionals to outline and optimize the employee experience. If used correctly, the employee life cycle can lead to greater retention, engagement, and development of individuals. This article will break down each stage and explain how you can apply it in your company.
The benefits of mentorship
December 17, 2021
There are many benefits associated with mentorship—for the mentee, mentor, and the company they work for. Here is a list of all of them for each.
Engaging Millennials with mentoring
December 16, 2021
Millennials want opportunities to grow and connect with leadership. Mentorship provides these opportunities—but not in the way you might expect. This article will give tips for mentors of Millennials and steps organizations can follow to start a mentoring program for their millennial employees.
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12 Examples of Employee Recognition For 2022
January 18, 2022
Employee recognition is crucial. One of the top reasons employees quit is because they don't feel appreciated by their managers or leaders. To avoid costly turnover and build happy, high-performing teams here are 12 ways to recognize your employees in 2022.
Start a diversity and inclusion mentorship program: A guide
November 24, 2021
Employees from diverse backgrounds stand to gain a lot from mentorship. And research shows that when workplaces offer formal mentoring programs, 3/4's of diverse or minority employees opt-in. Organizations should take note. Achieving diversity doesn't start and stop at equal numbers. To meaningfully support diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace, organizations should start formal mentoring programs. This guide will show you how.
Diversity and Inclusion Training in the Workplace: What is it and why is it essential?
November 24, 2021
Training for diversity and inclusion is becoming more and more common in the workplace. But having a DEI strategy isn't enough and sometimes it can do more harm than good. In this article, we break down how to do diversity and inclusion training right with several examples.
Examples Of Empathy In The Workplace
November 4, 2021
It's no surprise that great leaders and thriving organizations care about empathetic communication among their teams. But research shows that empathetic communication skills are in short supply. In this article, we outline six ways leaders and workplaces can practice empathetic communication in the workplace.
Promoting inclusive behaviors at work: How to encourage them [with examples]
November 4, 2021
There's a mountain of research showing that diverse and inclusive organizations perform better. So how can we encourage more inclusive behaviors at work? In this article we break down 10 ways organizations can encourage inclusive behaviors among their employees.
Creative Ideas To Improve Your Remote Employees Well Being
October 14, 2021
The well-being of your remote teams should be a top priority for managers. As workplaces navigate whether to go hybrid, fully back in the office, or remain remote, it's an uncertain time for employees. This undoubtedly leads to stress. To mitigate the challenges of workplace well-being for remote teams here are four ideas managers can consider.
How To Change Workplace Culture Through Mentorship
September 27, 2021
In this article, we examine how mentoring programs create high-performing and healthy company cultures, and the different types of mentoring programs organizations can adopt.
How To Promote Staff Wellbeing In Your Organization
September 16, 2021
In 2020 the focus was on building resilient organizations. In 2021 and beyond, as organizations grapple with new workplace norms, promoting positive mental health and wellbeing at work is on the top of People Leader's agendas. Here are 8 ways HR teams and leaders can promote workplace wellbeing.
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