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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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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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Equality in Mentoring

How can organizations bring more women into leadership roles? One way is through mentoring.

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Encourage More Female Leadership by Using Mentoring

More women in leadership roles can boost your bottom line, positively impact your corporate culture, and make you stand out as a stellar employer. Learn how Sodexo did it via mentoring.

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Mentoring Programs Are Not One Size Fits All

After nearly 20 years in the mentoring software business, here are three lessons we've learned with our clients on how to make mentoring programs successful. They are not one-size-fits-all!

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Don’t Let Mentoring Just Become a Fad

Social media provides a powerful way to have voices heard that would not normally have a platform or space to share their views. Yet with the growth of social media, people too often talk over ...

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Three Tips for Growing Your Mentoring Program

We know that mentoring can improve employee retention and engagement, and that productivity can increase as well due to mentoring. So what are you doing to get more of these great results with ...

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Mentoring Makes Employees Happy and Productive

Mentoring can be a great equalizer, giving employees access to leaders, knowledge sources, and collaboration opportunities that may otherwise elude them. We’ve helped our clients attain ...

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Keys to Creating a Mentoring Culture

Organizations and businesses of all types and sizes have latched on to the idea of mentoring for their employees—and for good reason. Mentoring impacts employee retention, productivity, ...

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Retain Employees Through Mentoring Programs

What are you doing to retain your employees?  Offering them more money?  Letting them work from home?  Giving them free lunches?  You may want to rethink your retention ...

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