Mentorship definitions, benefits and best practices

A strong mentorship program is critical to the success of any organization, especially in challenging times. Research shows that mentorship programs contribute directly to effective knowledge, talent and culture strategies, with a return on investment that exceeded 1,000% in one U.S. study. “Mentoring increases knowledge sharing, and promotes feelings of …

Undocumented Realities Mentor Training

While African-Americans account for ~13% of the total U.S. population, they account for less than 2% of enrollment in Computer Science Master’s programs, and less than 1.5% of enrollment in PhD programs. Undocumented Realities is an e-learning module developed to improve mentorship of Black students in Computer Science and STEM …

The secret to high-performance teams in a post-pandemic world

Agile teams with the right mix of members are the key to productivity and exceptional employee experiences One year after the COVID pandemic disrupted our lives, organizations everywhere continue to struggle to find new, effective ways of getting work done. CEOs worry about fragmented teams, slipping productivity, eroding culture and …

Mentoring best practices for the virtual workplace

Mentoring is among the most powerful and effective ways to circulate knowledge throughout an organization. Bringing the right people together at the right time produces myriad benefits, from building both general and specialist knowledge to honing leadership, decision-making and critical thinking skills through conversation and taking action. Mentoring is more …