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How Do I Run a Successful Mentoring Pilot?

We've seen successes and failures with mentoring pilots over the years. Here are seven tips you should follow to help you be successful.

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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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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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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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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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The Art and Science of Leading an Online Mentoring Group

Mentoring groups are a unique take on the traditional view of mentoring; instead of just one mentee working with one mentor, a group can have several mentees working with one or two mentors ...

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Mentoring Software Makes Administration Easy

There’s no question that mentoring continues to be a desired program at work, but many organizations are missing the opportunity to take advantage of this. What's holding them back?

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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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Some Magical Mentoring Moments in 2017

What a year 2017 has been. Just when we think people might get tired of us talking about mentoring, we see an increased need for and interest in business mentoring software. We are extremely ...

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Modern Mentoring 2.0: The New Way to Run Mentoring Programs

Mentoring continues to evolve in the workplace today, and we continue to learn valuable lessons on what works well and what could use some adjustments. Here are four lessons we've learned in ...

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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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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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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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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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