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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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7 Types of Mentors

What type of mentor should you look for? From reverse to traditional to peer, here are seven ideas for mentors you could search for today.

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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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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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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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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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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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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.