Mentoring benefits the organisation, mentors and mentees.

Your organisation benefits by:

  • Enhancing strategic business initiatives
  • Encouraging retention and reducing turnover costs
  • Improving productivity
  • Breaking down the “silo” mentality that hinders cooperation between divisions.
  • Retaining the corporate history, practical experience and wisdom gained from long-term employees.
  • Enhancing professional development.
  • Linking employees with valuable knowledge and information to other employees in need of such information
  • Creating a mentoring culture, which continuously promotes individual employee growth and development

Mentors enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Gaining insights from the mentee’s background and history that can be used in the mentor’s professional and personal development
  • Gaining satisfaction from sharing expertise with others
  • Re-energising the mentor’s career
  • Learning more about other areas within the organization

Mentees enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Gaining from the mentor’s expertise
  • Receiving critical feedback in key areas, such as communications, interpersonal relationships, technical abilities, change management and leadership skills
  • Developing a sharper focus on what is needed to grow professionally within the organization
  • Learning specific skills and knowledge that are relevant to personal goals
  • Networking with more influential people
  • Gaining knowledge about the organization’s culture and unspoken rules that can be critical for success
  • Having a sympathetic ear with which to share frustrations as well as successes