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Why Peer and Reverse Mentoring Make Sense for Onboarding Programs

Connect your onboarding program with mentoring to create a personalized and cost-effective way to welcome and retain talented new hires.

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5 Ways to Make Mentoring a Personalized Learning Experience

Make your mentoring relationship a personalized learning experience. Here are five elements to adapt to your needs and individual situation.

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When Mentoring Programs Fail

Is your mentoring program doomed? Avoid these three mistakes to create a more successful mentoring program for your employees.

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LEAD with Mentoring

Make mentoring a reality in your organization. Use the LEAD framework to begin creating a mentoring culture. LEAD stands for Leadership, employee Engagement, Affinity groups, and Diversity.

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How Do I Mentor Someone?

Good mentors focus on the mentee's goals and development. Here are seven actions you can take to be a good mentor.

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5 Signs You Need Mentoring Software

From being overwhelmed by matching people by hand to not having a way to track relationships, here are five signs that let you know you need mentoring software.

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7 Types of Mentors

What type of mentor should you look for? From reverse to traditional to peer, here are seven ideas for mentors you could search for today.

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My Mentoring Mantra

I have many mentors and supporters in my life as a mom to a child with special needs. I also have a mentoring mantra that we can all use: I do not have to do this alone.

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Mentoring Buzzwords

Mentoring software. Conversations. Relationships. Diversity. Leadership. Onboarding. Mentoring buzzwords abound, but there's only one word search puzzle. Can you find all of the words in River's ...

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Do Generational Differences Matter in Mentoring?

Are our ideas about mentoring tied to our generational identities? Or is that just an easy stereotype?

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Mentee and Mentor Training and Services Set River Apart

Mentoring providers should offer you more than a one-time software purchase with periodic updates. You need support, guidance, training, and consulting to help you plan and execute your mentoring ...

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5 Hidden Treasures in Mentoring Software

River mentoring software is full of features and functionality that make it easier for administrators to run a mentoring program and easier for mentees and mentors to take part in mentoring. ...

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What Is Mentoring?

People often talk about mentors as their coaches, guides, teachers, advocates, and advisors. They sometimes use these terms interchangeably with “mentor” because it helps give a ...

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5 Questions All Mentees Should Ask

Mentoring can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially for mentees as they embark on a mentoring relationship and try to figure out what areas they want to focus on, what goals they want ...

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How Mentoring Can Plug the Brain Drain

How much of your workforce could potentially retire any day now? Are you prepared to lose them and all of the knowledge they have (while simultaneously trying to fill their jobs with people ...

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