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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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Lessons Learned Through Failure

After a pretty horrible family vacation, I realized there are lessons to be learned from failure.

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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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Common Mentoring Questions

The mentoring experts at River share some common questions we hear from program administrators...and how to be successful.

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Mentoring Software for All Ages

Using a new technology can come with some growing pains. Here are three tips for overcoming objections to using mentoring software.

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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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How to Get Better Results with Mentoring

The Client Success team at River shows why they rock in this blog from Allison Laing. Check out how she helped this longtime client increase the number of mentoring relationships by more than 700%.

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Which Mentor Matching Option Is Right for You?

When you’re designing your mentoring program, one of the biggest factors you will need to determine is how you want mentees and mentors to be matched. Is self-directed or administrator matching ...

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Do More with Mentoring

From mentees and mentors to administrators and companies themselves, we see the value that mentoring can bring to each group. How can you do more with mentoring?

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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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Sage Advice for Mentors

Most people feel it is a great privilege to be asked to be someone’s mentor, a sentiment I agree with wholeheartedly. It can also be a little humbling and overwhelming at times to be ...

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