Purpose of Mentoring

 

 

  • Build skills of leadership

When An employee is offered a position of leadership he feels more accountable for the job. Such a distinguished position gives them a feeling of accomplishment. And an opportunity to inspire and teach others gives that strong feeling of leadership.

 

  • Skill to listen and communicate

Mentors need to be a prudent listener therefore opting for a mentoring program enhances their verbal ability and lets them speak strategically.

 

 

  • Gain knowledge

An experienced employee has greater know-how regarding every possible area regarding the job. Therefore his ideas and thoughts can help the mentees gain success in the long term.

 

 

  • Opportunity to give back 

Over the years the mentor has learned so many things and that has helped him build a strong foundation. Mentoring programs help the employees to pay back to the company by training new mentees.

 

 

  • Self satisfaction

 The Mentoring program adds a sense of satiation to the mentors as he can impart his knowledge and self-learning among the mentees.

 

 Purpose of the Mentee

  • Learn about the office schedule

Employees who are new to an office need a mentor who can guide him or her to embrace the new workplace policies and ambiance. This will help them adapt to the new culture and be one of the others.

 

 

  • Improve skills

Mentees do need a skilled mentor who would help them project their talent in the right way. Their assistance and advice would help the mentee to exhibit their ultimate potential.

 

 

  • Build a network

As you know that a new employee may take years to build a network with their co-workers. But mentors help them to know their colleagues at once and help them build a relationship.

 

 

  • Understand future goals

A mentee needs to have a clear idea regarding his goal or the direction he or she wants to move on. As per experienced mentors, mentees who received proper guidance have the probability to get higher remuneration and also get promoted much earlier than expected.

 

 

  • Ability to solve problems

An employee who has recently joined a company might face lots of uncertain problems. But when he gets the support of the right mentor he learns to solve those unexpected problems at once.

 

 

 

 What is a Mentoring Program?

 

 

A mentoring program follows a cohesive process where the mentor and mentee are engaged in a one to one relationship. A well structured mentoring program needs planning strategically, connecting with people, enhancing knowledge, and developing skills to meet future goals. An accomplished mentoring program is used for identifying the need for the program. Also, the mentoring program helps both the mentor and mentees to have a fruitful conversation. On top of that facilitates them with advanced tools that will help them to accelerate their career. Certainly having a mentoring program is a gratifying experience for both the organization and its people.

 

 Why does one need a Mentor?

 

 

It is necessary to have a mentor in your life because he or she will give you knowledge and information regarding any matter. A prudent mentor will help you see the disowned side of you. He or she will constantly poke you that will help you to find out your flaws and rectify them at once. The mentors do criticize you constructively and that becomes the key point to accentuate both in the personal and professional front in life. Mentors are self-disciplined and they teach us to draw boundaries both in the professional and personal front. Also, you can expect the best advice from your mentors only. And they are the ones who make you feel connected to the new place. These are the various reasons why you need to have a mentor.

 

 

 Benefits of Mentorship Program in achieving Personal & Professional Goals

 

 

Companies should embrace the mentorship program because it offers a chance to improve the caliber of their employees and keep them motivated. So the benefits of a mentorship program in regards to the professional front are the following

 

Benefits of mentorship program in achieving professional goals

 

  • Improve the leadership capability and skills of the managers

  • Motivates the company staff and enhances their morale.

  • Retain, encourage, and create performers.

  • Guide the junior staffs

  • Permits senior staff to be aware of their own goals and continue to develop professionally.

  •  Give exposure to emerging performers.

 

 

Advantages of a mentorship program in the personal front

 

 

  • Mentors help an individual accept the fresh ideas

  • Channelize them to think optimistically

  • Helps to recognize one's weakness and strengths.

  • Assist mentees to develop professional skills.

  • Mentees earn recognition in the company.

  • Leverages mentees to adopt new knowledge and skills.

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