Meet Stacy Lord, HR Manager at University of Phoenix. Lord has been with the university for 16 years now, kick-starting her career as an enrollment representative. Her responsibilities included duties that allowed her to help others progress in their roles, such as peer performance coaching and skills training. It was during this time that Lord’s […]
It’s National Mentoring month and HR Daily Advisor is celebrating by encouraging HR professionals to become mentors to someone in their organization and/or network. National Mentoring Month was created in 2002 by Mentoring.org, a mentoring advocacy organization created more than 30 years ago, and the Harvard T.H. School of Public Health to “amplify, encourage, and […]
Now more than ever, mentoring in the workplace is essential for employee growth and success. As companies continue to work in a remote or hybrid capacity, the “how” of mentoring is changing and, according to industry experts, needs to be adaptable for virtual settings. We recently connected with Tina Mirfarsi, VP of Communications & Culture […]
Diverse leadership drives successful organizations. Deloitte research suggests companies with an inclusive culture are six times more likely to be innovative and twice as likely to reach financial goals—or surpass those goals. Businesses with more women in senior leadership positions experience greater productivity, higher profitability, and better company performance, according to a new report from […]
Learning and development (L&D) is a critical area of a business’s future, but it’s sometimes difficult to get enough of a budget to do what you want. In today’s market, employers are finding it even more difficult than usual to hire employees with the experience they need, making training even more important. So how can […]
At the heart of every organization is its culture—its personality and identity. Today, people are putting more importance on company culture than ever before. Deloitte recently found that 94% of executives and 88% of employees consider a distinct workplace culture important to organizational success.
Here are five compelling stats that you’ll want to consider as you develop and manage your mentorship programs, according to an Olivet Nazarene University study.
Mentorship programs can motivate your employees, develop their leadership skills, and improve productivity. But setting up an effective mentorship program isn’t always easy.
Mentorship programs are becoming an important part of the modern-day workplace. Consider the fact that 83% of workers have participated in a mentoring program and admit that their experience positively influenced their desire to stay with an organization. Furthermore, 56% of Americans have had a professional mentor or have one now.
Research and studies reveal how beneficial career mentoring programs are to mentors, mentees, workplaces, organizations, and even entire industries, so whether you’re interested in improving your current career mentoring program or starting a new one, below is more detailed information about career mentoring that you’ll want to explore.