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Does Mentoring Software Make Mentoring Impersonal?

At its core, mentoring is about learning from the experience of others.  But does mentoring lose something when software is introduced into the mix?

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5 Mentoring Program Pitfalls

Why do mentoring programs fail? As with any program, attention needs to be paid to the manner in which mentoring is implemented to ensure success. Here are five common pitfalls we've seen ...

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River ROI

We conducted research with our clients and found that mentoring via River plays a critical role in numerous aspects of employee development, engagement, retention, and productivity.

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Social Learning Hasn’t Worked? Try Mentoring

I think it’s safe to say that participation in many organizational social learning programs has fallen woefully short of hopes and expectations. Why? Well, one reason is...

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Mentoring Ethics

Giving someone a support system for while they are doing their job is not something radical, but we think it should be required. When it comes to something as critical as ethics, this should ...

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GAO Learning Center Rolling Out New Mentoring Program

Randy Emelo spoke at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) as part of the Leadership Speaker Series. He discussed concepts from his book, Modern Mentoring, and helped prepare attendees to be ...

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Mentoring in Government Podcast

In this episode of The Public Manager podcast, Ryann Ellis interviews Randy Emelo about the value of mentoring to government agencies.

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Mentoring in the Middle

Agencies need flexible and effective ways to promote employee growth. Randy Emelo describes ways that a robust mentoring program can help in this article.

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Mentoring Groups Help Reinforce Learning

It’s a natural fit to use group mentoring as an integrated part of more traditional training interventions. The participants can lean on their peers...

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5 Must-have Components in Mentoring Software

Mentoring software should make it easier for organizations to run their mentoring programs, helping improve both efficiency and effectiveness. But do you know what you should look for when ...

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Enhance Employee Training with Mentoring Programs

Adults no longer feel that outsourcing or being replaced by younger workers is the greatest threat to their jobs. But their ability to keep pace with rapid changes in technology is making them ...

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Admin Features

The administrative features in River give you as much—or as little—control as you want as an administrator.

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The Purpose Behind Modern Mentoring Programs

There is a growing need to engage workers in meaningful collaboration and to share wisdom that only comes as the result of experience, which is where mentoring fits.

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Mentoring Insights from Corporate Practitioners

During two recent River webinars, participants answered poll questions that give us insight into the inner workings and issues facing mentoring administrators in today's organizations.

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Expert Advice

The most appropriate advisors aren’t always atop the learning heap. An ideal advisor may be just a step or two above the learner. This article from Randy Emelo shares stories from US LBM ...

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So what are you waiting for? Contact River today to schedule a demo of our mentoring software.