What is Reverse Mentoring ?
A Social Exchange Tool for Keeping the Boomers
Engaged and Millennials Committed
An initiative in which older executives are paired
with and mentored by younger employees
Why is Reverse Mentoring Needed ?
Bridging gap between Boomers and Millennials
Keep Boomers engaged and Millennials committed
Broaden sources of information
What Can Reverse Mentoring do for Mentees ?
You can get advice and information that you
wouldn’t receive from your usual sources
You can get Learn technology faster
You can get energized – and so can your reverse
Benefits for the Mentor
Gets access to a wealth of experience for his/her own
personal development-picking the mentee’s brains
Valuable insights on the virtual world, which is
becoming increasingly relevant for the business
Venture into unexplored territory — something that
he/she may not be doing in the routine job
Benefits for the Mentee
Understand the consumer preferences, likes and
dislikes of the youth segment
Helps engage his/her team better by understanding
their needs and desires
Helps getting acquainted with technology, social
media, trends etc.
A reverse mentor could be a good sounding board for
the mentee to test and develop ideas