The organizational benefits of mentoring programs cascade down to the management and supervisory level.
Mentee can learn valuable knowledge from the mentor’s expertise and past mistakes and competencies can be strengthened in specific areas. Mentees can establish valuable connections with higher level employees internal to the organization or cross-organizationally. The success of mentoring will depend on clearly defined roles and expectations in addition to the participant’s awareness of the benefits of participating in the mentoring program.
Supervisor/Manager Role in Mentoring Program
- Encourage participation
- Consult in goal development
- Monthly/bi-weekly check-in