Mentoring Book 1 - Developing and Implementing an Effective Mentoring Program
By Nancy Gumina
Mentoring: Developing and Implementing an Effective Mentoring Program is a reader-friendly, how-to book for human resources, training, organizational development, and other professionals interested in launching a low cost, customizable mentoring program. This highly interactive book walks you through the process of developing your organization's program step by step. It's like having a consultant in your back pocket. The book is easy to read, easy to follow, and easy to apply. Expand your mentoring expertise quickly by learning from someone who has been in the mentoring trenches. Use the book's many exercises and techniques for immediate application to your organization. Read, apply, launch!
In this book you will
- Learn how to make the case for a mentoring program in your organization.
- Discover the inside scoop on effective mentoring pilot programs.
- Understand the distinctions between various kinds of mentoring programs: (a) three different types, (b) three different shapes, and (c) two different structures.
- Uncover the pros and cons for mandatory versus voluntary program participation.
- Recognize the importance of developing well thought out program guidelines to position your program for success.
- Gather strategies for a useful and effective application and screening process.
- Identify five ways to pair mentors and mentees.