Mentoring : Employee training system under which a senior or more experienced individual (the mentor) is assigned to act as an advisor, counsellor, or guide to a more junior individual.
Most UK business face two key challenges when it comes to their staffing. The first is low productivity – we are lagging 35% behind Germany and 30% behind the US – and the second is retention and the challenge of keeping key talent within the company.
Investing in new initiatives which drive improvements across these two areas are highly likely to pay dividends. Mentoring programmes have long been common for senior management teams, but it is naive to think that only senior people can benefit from a guiding hand in their personal development.
Here are 5 reasons why you should consider mentorship for all your staff.