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Mentoring In The Workplace

  1. 1. Mentoring In The Workplace Terricios Carr December 3, 2008 HRD 830
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>My name is Terricios Carr and I work for a Fleet Management Leasing Company. In my current role I work as a Quality Assurance Analyst and will be transitioning into a Organizational Development Trainer role as of January 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>I am presenting on the topic Mentoring. This is a new concept for my organization that we adopted over a year ago. This program is very beneficial in both my personal and professional growth as a new trainer. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Mentoring is a personal enhancement strategy through which one person facilitates the development of another by sharing known resources, expertise, values, skills, perspectives, attitudes, and proficiencies. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mentor <ul><ul><li>Generally in a higher up position such as a Manager, Director, Vice President or above. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Years of experience in field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trains novice employees </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Mentee <ul><ul><li>New to an organization a.k.a. “Rookie” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Looking to advance their career </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeks guidance and feedback </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Mentoring Relationship <ul><li>Mentoring Relationships may be formal or informal. </li></ul><ul><li>Most companies have programs for matching new hires with other established employees in their roles. </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on networking and maintaining relationships throughout your professional career. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits <ul><li>A successful mentor demonstrates and upholds the values and ethics of the profession they represent. </li></ul><ul><li>Effective mentoring relationships and learning are the mainstays of organizational success today. </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring helps avoid any unnecessary resignation due to feelings of incompetence and isolation. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Types of Mentoring <ul><li>Peer Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Group Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Baby Boomers Mentoring Younger Generation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Mentor Qualities <ul><li>Willingness to share, skills, knowledge, and expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates a positive attitude and acts as role model. </li></ul><ul><li>Takes a personal interest in the mentoring relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits enthusiasm in the field. </li></ul><ul><li>Respected by colleagues and employees in all levels of the organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Values the opinions and initiatives of others. </li></ul><ul><li>Motivates others by setting a good example. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reflection/Discussion <ul><li>I learned a lot about mentoring and the benefits associated with mentoring. </li></ul><ul><li>To make this paper more effective I probably should have provided more metrics or case studies on the effectiveness of the program. </li></ul><ul><li>The research has allowed me to dig more to find substantial information related to the topic. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Future Directions/Questions <ul><li>I will apply the information I learned from the research to my own mentoring relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>The aspects from my research that I found to be most meaningful is the benefits of mentoring and also the impact of baby boomers mentoring the younger generation. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Contact Information <ul><li>Terricios Carr </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>