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Some of our thoughts on HR and Mentorship
February 12, 2020
Succession planning process
Succession planning is a key part of keeping a company moving forward. There are many good reasons to have a succession plan in place including retention of knowledge, talent scarcity, skill gaps and employee engagement. 
February 3, 2020
Build a best-in-class onboarding program
Hiring top talent is just part of the challenge of overcoming high turnover and low productivity. Once you find the right candidate for the job, onboarding them is key to creating a connection. With a top-notch onboarding program, you can improve your employee loyalty, teamwork atmosphere and the reputation of your organization. 
January 27, 2020
How to be a good first-time manager
Whether you have worked your way up the ladder, transferred to a new company or just sort of fell into the position, becoming a manager for the first time can be exciting and stressful. No matter what industry you work in, management is key to your organization. While there are no one-size-fits-all strategies for successful management, there are some things you can do to improve your chances. 
January 25, 2020
Quickly training a new manager
Training a new manager can be a challenge. This can be especially true if time is of the essence. Ensuring that employees are ready to take on leadership roles within the organization is vital for productivity and growth. Companies that don’t offer some type of manager training could end up with some very serious problems.
January 21, 2020
Buying into a Mentoring Program
Within any company, the bottom line is always the top priority. There can be so much focus on turning profits that the analysis on how to get there can be blindsided by initiatives that seem to work in the short-term. Just because something works financially, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it works developmentally. There are always other avenues to explore. 
January 25, 2020
5 Steps for CEO Succession Planning
Businesses depend on effective leadership. That is one of the main reasons that organizations need to have a solid succession plan in the event their CEO leaves. Yet, while many understand succession planning is important, research has found that companies could do more to guarantee a smooth transition.
January 25, 2020
Succession Planning Tools
Succession planning is the process of identifying upcoming leaders to replace employees who are retiring. It also involves preparing employees for the transition. As more and more employees retire from the workforce, planning for succession has become a major concern for organizations. 
December 27, 2019
Celebrate Mentorship
January marks the 19th National Mentoring Month. Throughout the month there are various mentoring-focused activities and celebrations planned. While the focus has largely been on increasing the number of youth that are being mentored, statistics show there is also a growing need for more mentors in the workplace too. 
December 19, 2019
Mentoring with Apps
Workplace mentoring programs can become better and stronger by employing the right apps. 
December 16, 2019
Mentoring Via Email
Email communication is still one of the most popular ways to connect with co-workers, including mentors. One study found that 77 percent of people prefer to use email at work. For workplace mentoring program participants who are engaged in cross-country or long-distance mentorships, email can be the best way to stay in touch. 
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