Prince’s Trust Canada partners with Mentorly to Efficiently Connect Veterans with Entrepreneurial Mentors Who is Prince’s Trust Canada? The national charity is on a mission to empower young people and Veterans to build resilient, future-ready communities. Their programs help military Veterans overcome barriers to entrepreneurship and find meaningful employment for a sustainable future.… Continue reading Prince’s Trust Canada uses Mentorly to Scale Mentorship
Mentorship Best Practices: Lessons From Industry Leaders
Mentorship programs play a vital role in employee job satisfaction, retention rates, and career development. According to Forbes, 70% of U.S. Fortune 500 companies have mentoring programs. Learning from successful examples can help employers better train mentors for their teams. This article will contain best practices regarding mentorship you can implement today. Benefits of Mentoring… Continue reading Mentorship Best Practices: Lessons From Industry Leaders
The Link Between Diversity and Inclusion and Effective Mentorship
Diversity and inclusion are vital for the success of any modern business. The two factors also have an undeniable link with effective mentorship. An organization that creates a welcoming environment for all individuals fosters a feeling of acceptance and safety. When a mentee feels respected, valued, and supported, they engage in authentic conversations and relationships,… Continue reading The Link Between Diversity and Inclusion and Effective Mentorship
The Impact of Mentorship on Employee Retention and Career Development. Why belonging matters.
The average tenure at the top 10 tech companies is less than two years. This means that by the time an employee get’s ramped up, they are almost on their way out. According to a study by the Association for Talent Development, higher employee retention is among the top benefits of mentoring programs. Higher employee… Continue reading The Impact of Mentorship on Employee Retention and Career Development. Why belonging matters.
How to Be a Better Mentor: the Secrets to Active Listening 👂🏽
Starting a new mentorship may feel rocky at times – you or your mentee might sense that something’s off. You can’t always put your finger on it, but it just doesn’t seem to gel. Of course, not all mentors can guide everyone, but there’s always room to improve as a better mentor for your mentee.… Continue reading How to Be a Better Mentor: the Secrets to Active Listening 👂🏽
The Advantages of Professional Mentorship
Welcome! This article explores the many benefits of professional mentorship. Now it’s dive-in. 🏊♀️ Too busy to read the entire article? We understand, here’s the TLDR: Knowledge and Encouragement Goal Setting and Accountability Mentor Fulfillment Organizational Benefits Network Expansion Trust and Constructive Feedback Early Mentorship Can Broaden your Horizon Mentorship is quickly becoming one of… Continue reading The Advantages of Professional Mentorship
The Science of Giving Back: Why Mentoring Will Make You Happier
There are many reasons to become a mentor. This noble and healthy path can add value to people’s lives and have a therapeutic effect on the mentor. Giving back can do more good for you than you realize, and here are some examples to prove that mentoring will make you happier. It Decreases Stress Volunteering,… Continue reading The Science of Giving Back: Why Mentoring Will Make You Happier
Setting an Agenda for your Mentorship Session
Mentorship is a two-way street. It works best when a mentee sets an agenda for the session, but where do you start? Being prepared is key to a successful mentorship session where both parties benefit from it. We see hundreds of sessions per month, and sessions that are the most successful follow this format for… Continue reading Setting an Agenda for your Mentorship Session
Asking for Help: Why Is It So Hard?
Some people may go their entire lives without improving certain skills or solving various issues because of the premium they put on self-reliance. Asking for help doesn’t come naturally to humans – in a professional setting, this becomes even harder due to how we think we are perceived by others. Public perception should matter very… Continue reading Asking for Help: Why Is It So Hard?
How To: A Guide to Starting Your Own Mentorship Program
Creating and managing a mentorship program is a complex project, but Mentorly makes it a breeze! With digital solutions that save you time, help track and manage engagement and provide you with data and reporting on everything you need. So, is it possible to create your own customizable mentorship program? YES, indeed! Mentorly makes mentorship… Continue reading How To: A Guide to Starting Your Own Mentorship Program