23 Jul Key Mentoring Program Decisions, Part 1: When To Automate
A 3-part series on making informed decisions about your company’s mentoring program.
Like Rome, effective mentoring programs aren’t built in a day. They require thoughtful planning, clear goals, and strong instructional content. Lots of decisions both small and large go into the program design, and the effects of those decisions color the entire participant experience from start to finish. In this 3-part blog, we’ll take a look at three of the largest decisions that go into a strong mentorship program. The first decision we’ll examine is when to automate your mentoring program.
You might think that a blog produced by a company that offers mentoring software may not be the ideal place for objective counsel on when you should automate your mentoring program. In truth, program automation is not the correct answer for every situation. If your manually-administered solution is meeting your current and future needs, why try to fix what isn’t broken? If your manual solution is falling short, you already know a few of the considerations that drive the conversation around automating. Scalability is near the top of the list.