Diversity mentoring aims to foster an inclusive environment that recognises and values individual differences and enhance organisations through a diverse workforce.
In this section, you'll find articles that explore approaches to mentoring that support underrepresented groups, encourages cultural understanding and promotes equality in the workplace. Discover strategies to navigate the challenges of diversity, and read success stories that inspire and guide.
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Have you ever wondered why, no matter what training or policies you put in place, the diversity of your workforce has failed to improve? Perhaps you're already considering using mentoring to help create diversity and inclusion within your organisation. Well, you're not alone...
The post pandemic work landscape means more people are now working remotely and adapting to the virtual work environment. This is throwing up all manner of new challenges that we need to work through, not least how to successfully onboard and retain new employees.
You may have heard of reverse mentoring, and even have a thorough understanding of it, but actually implementing a reverse mentoring programme within a workplace, an association or university can be quite daunting. So, how do you get started?
A survey by Accountemps, found that 86 percent of CFOs believed that having a mentor is somewhat or very important for career development - yet only 26 percent of workers have a mentor.
One of the standout legacies of the Covid pandemic has been the way it has revolutionised the workplace. Overnight, organisations had to gear up to home and distance working in a way that would have been unimaginable 12 months earlier.
Recently, I revisited a fascinating piece penned by Simon Reichwald from Connectr, published in The HR Director. This article resonates with our own experiences, given our many years of supplying the software necessary to facilitate various mentoring programs. Below, I highlight some of the crucial insights that were detailed in the article.
Did you know that mentoring is a proven way to make effective connections for learning, skill development and collaboration for both mentees and mentors. It also has great benefits for the mentoring program organiser in terms of increased engagement, retention rates and skill development.