Business Mentoring Matters
Diversity managers understand the inherent challenges in trying to create a level playing field for employees as they seek to develop their careers. Invisible barriers and the glass ceiling, for example, still exist in many organizations.Read More
The Millennials have arrived! Organizations—and the people within them—should remain aware of the changes that are occurring thanks to the influx of Millennials, including the shifts in language and cultural norms.Read More
There is a new terminology arising in mentoring recently: hybrid mentoring. At Management Mentors, we call it Anytime Mentoring. In some cases hybrid mentoring is a result of trying to respond to millennials who are seeking quick and easy access via a mentoring software system to be able to get the mentoring they need when they need it.
Harvard Biz Review recently posted an article titled "How Can Companies Attract the Best College Talent" by Sanjeev Agrawal at Collegefeed about college hiring strategies and tactics. Agrawal says that Collegefeed met with more than 300 companies that are looking to hire fresh, young talent.
Millenials are defined as those born between 1980 and 2000 who are coming of age in the new century. Pew Research says they are the most racially and ethnically diverse group in our nation's history as well as being the most politically progressive.
If you follow our blog regularly, you may have noticed that mentoring millennials has become a hot topic for us. That is because, according to this survey by PwC, those born between 1980 and 2000 make up a cool 25% of the US workforce (and that number grows every day!).
We saw an interesting post on LinkedIn from a discouraged Millennial who has been dealing with the many myths associated with that generation—that they’re lazy, needy, spoiled, entitled, etc., etc. This Millennial is struggling with finding work and was reaching out on LinkedIn. She is looking for advice on how to find a job with a company that can look past all of the negative press her generation has encountered recently and not only help her to blossom, but also will allow her to bring her skills to the table.