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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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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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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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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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How to Create a Modern Mentoring Culture

We’ve talked about it: challenging the traditional one-size-fits-all type of mentoring. We see the value and need within organizations for this modern and ground-breaking approach to ...

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Gain Soft Skills While Mentoring

As more and more of our lives become digital, distanced, and distracted, I find it telling that many HR folks have been talking a lot about soft skills--or the lack thereof within their employee ...

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Challenges with Managing a Traditional Mentoring Program

Most organizations today have some form of a mentoring program and initiative. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with many companies to assist in the organization and development of an ...

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Creating a Modern Mentoring Culture

Mentoring is a proven method for sharing knowledge in a personalized way, for helping someone else gain skills and confidence, and for helping improve overall job satisfaction. So why do so many ...

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Mentoring Makes an IMPACT on Employee Careers

Sodexo’s Spirit of Mentoring program is a key element of that company’s corporate culture and is powered in part by River. Learn how their formal IMPACT program has become a catalyst ...

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Stop Training and Start Learning

Companies spend billions of dollars on employee training each year, but to what end?

A 2008 Corporate Executive Board study called “Sales Executive Council: Introduction to ...

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Multi-gen Workforce

Baby Boomers are getting set to retire. Gen Xers are taking on new leadership roles. Millennials are entering the workforce. How can you address all the learning needs of these unique generations?

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Mentoring for Productivity

Based on his work with numerous Fortune 500 companies, Randy Emelo shares three tips for using mentoring for organizational productivity.

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