Mentoring: A solution to common challenges facing organisations today
A survey undertaken with 500 organisations by the APQC on workplace mentoring practices found that 89% said they use mentoring and apprenticeship to help employees develop their skills and competencies. Mentoring ranked as one of the top two ways to accelerate employees' learning and development.
The APQC report highlights examples of how mentoring programmes help people develop expertise in their fields, develop their leadership and communication skills, and build their careers and professional networks.
I decided to build on this by adding a few extra (well, quite a few) solutions that mentoring provides in relation to common challenges faced by organisations today.
What strategies is your organisation using to manage the myriad challenges of today? Is mentoring one of them? Here’s my take on why mentoring needs to be one of those strategies.…read on