Virtual one2one mentoring sessions does not have to be the next best thing. However, they require new skills and insight into the virtual opportunities. We give you 10 tips on how to ensure that your mentor/mentee meetings are effective and impactful even though there is a screen between you. 1. Preparation The good mentoring meeting starts before the actual meeting, and just like physical … [Read more...] about 10 tips for successful virtual mentoring meetings
How can you build a solid virtual mentoring programme where participants are able to build close relationships and have insightful conversations in spite when they are never able to meet in the same physical location? This question has become more important since the pandemic, which has brought social distancing and isolation to employees around the world. It is no longer just a question of how to … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Virtual Mentoring Programmes
The Covid-19 situation has left many of us feeling worried, overwhelmed and uncertain about our jobs, our ambitions and our opportunities. Jobs have become more challenging, the work days more intense in spite of working from home as online meetings have a tendency to require more energy to be attentive - and since we have a tendency to take shorter breaks between meetings as there is no time … [Read more...] about Mentors’ role in times of uncertainty
Mentoring programmes in Denmark mainly exists as one-2-one relationships within organisations, unions or at an educational institution. However, it can be difficult for smaller organisations to establish internal mentoring programmes, simply because it is impossible to match a mentor and a mentee who do not have some sort of power relation to each other, and thus may have biased perceptions of … [Read more...] about Cross-mentoring – what is it?