Manager and Mentor – Knowing the Difference

Mentoring programs have become an essential part of the retention strategy for most large organizations.  Formal mentoring programs consistently result in higher employee engagement and higher growth potential, especially in millennial employees. When it comes to mentoring at work, most employees tend to look up to their managers as mentors. Managing and mentoring are two …

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Finding the right mentor for career success

In a 2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey, it was reported that 68% of employees in large organizations intended to stay for five years or more if they had a mentor. Providing employees a vision of growth within the organization is the most effective way of retaining talent and engaging the millennial generation. The Hartford’s Millennial leadership …

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7 effective habits that define a Great Mentor

Mentorship is a key factor in engaging people within an organization. Higher engagement has a direct impact on retention of employees and ROI for businesses. Having a trustful, engaging and open mentor provides immense professional and personal benefits for employees. According to an Emerging Workforce Study, 35% of employees without regular mentoring plans start looking for other …

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5 Ways to connect with the Right Mentor

Connecting with the right mentor plays a crucial role in your professional career. Mentoring is especially important for large organizations, where there is a constant need for new leaders to take on challenging roles and responsibilities. In a 2006 Gartner Study at Sun Microsystems, it was reported that 72% of mentees who received mentoring programs …

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