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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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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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Enhance Employee Training with Mentoring Programs

Adults no longer feel that outsourcing or being replaced by younger workers is the greatest threat to their jobs. But their ability to keep pace with rapid changes in technology is making them ...

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Mentoring Shined Brightly in 2016

Another year is coming to a close, and as we look back on 2016, we see it was full of moments of learning, sharing, gratitude, and joy. Here are some of the highlights...

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How Different Generations View Mentoring

In conversations with HR practitioners and talent development leaders, people regularly ask me about one thing: the way that different generations view mentoring.  Here's what I've ...

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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 ...

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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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Building Blocks for Modern Mentoring

In his book Modern Mentoring, Randy Emelo states that there are five core concepts that must be understood and ...

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Beware the Temptation to Be Lazy with Social Learning

The hype surrounding social learning can sound like an old carnival hawker at times. Social learning: The tonic to ease your troubles! With just a click here and a thumbs up there, ...

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Land and Expand for Mentoring Success

The idea of latching a modern mentoring program to an existing program or traditional mentoring program is crucial to continuing learning momentum and gaining quick successes. In his ...

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Connect Modern Mentoring to Programs

Connecting modern mentoring to existing programs is not an approach maybe some would have thought of. Many times when we encounter a new and innovative program idea, we think of starting from ...

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Flipped Classrooms Put Learning to Work

While the concept of the flipped classroom began to emerge in education circles in the 1990s, it has recently picked up steam as an approach to learning worthy of serious consideration in the ...

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2015: Where Did the Year Go?

Talk about timing flying! This year seemed to go by even more quickly than usual. Maybe that's because we had so much keeping us busy! Here are a few highlights in case you missed anything.

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The Value of Context in Expertise

Bill Fisher, a professor at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), penned a thought-provoking blog for Harvard Business Review called "The End of ...

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Webinar Recap: Building Your Mentoring Roadmap

What does mentoring look like in your organization?

During River's webinar on building your mentoring roadmap, the majority of audience respondents said that mentoring in their ...

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