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The vast majority of companies understand the value of mentoring. It boosts employee engagement, encourages loyalty, and increases retention. That’s why nearly three out of four Fortune 500 companies have enacted a mentoring program. So why aren’t more companies seeing the benefits? Why are engagement...

Engagement. Retention. Performance. At a time when only 15 percent of employees are engaged at work, more than half are looking for a new job, and global productivity is slowing, those are the metrics on every manager and executive’s mind. Based on recent research, however,...

Mentorships can be one of the more informal relationships in the workplace. Participants must feel comfortable sharing insecurities and challenges in order to receive the guidance they need to grow. Goncalo de Vasconcelos, CEO and co-founder of SyndicateRoom, an online equity investing platform in the UK,...

Last week, we dove into the arena of gender in the workplace and presented the debate on which gender is better suited to mentor a female mentee. As we demonstrated, women make excellent mentors for other women, primarily because they provide a mode of representing...

The country has been abuzz with discussions of gender in the workplace; the pay gap, sexual harassment, and power imbalances. As our society questions gendered standards of behavior at work, we all must hold ourselves accountable for how we contribute to a culture that privileges...

So you’ve finally got a new onboarding program on its feet, complete with mentorship, and you’re proud of it? Congratulations! Your executive level team members feel good about becoming mentors and shepherding the newbies? ¡Felicidades! Your entry level team have become sponges, ready to learn...