FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: Maximizing Employee Potential through Equitable Mentorship and Training
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Maximizing Employee Potential through Equitable Mentorship and Training
In today’s competitive job market, it is important for employees to continuously develop their skills and knowledge, not only to advance their careers and enjoy job satisfaction but also to increase employee engagement, retention and customer satisfaction. It’s a win win. One effective way for organizations to support their employees’ career development is through the use of mentorship, educational assistance, and training programs.
In recent years, research has continued to support the benefits of mentorship, educational assistance, and training programs for career advancement and development.
For example, a 2019 survey by the Association for Talent Development (ATD) found that organizations with strong training programs had higher levels of employee engagement, retention, and customer satisfaction. Additionally, the survey found that companies with highly effective training programs saw a median return on investment of 422% (ATD, 2019).
A 2020 study by the Harvard Business Review also found that mentorship can have a positive impact on career advancement and job satisfaction, particularly for women and underrepresented groups (HBR, 2020). The study found that mentorship can help employees gain access to new networks and opportunities, and can also provide them with valuable guidance and support as they navigate their careers.
Overall, the evidence suggests that mentorship, educational assistance, and training programs can play a crucial role in supporting employees’ career advancement and development. By providing employees with access to these types of programs, organizations can foster a more motivated and engaged workforce, which can ultimately benefit the organization as a whole.
- Understand the business case for investing in mentorship, educational assistance, and training programs for employees.
- Learn how to implement and manage effective and equitable mentorship, educational assistance, and training programs within their organization.
- Explore strategies for promoting the use of mentorship, educational assistance, and training programs among their employees.
- Lily Currin – Senior Vice President of HR, SHRM-CP, CUDE, Rio Grande Credit Union Leadership Development Program
- Ericka Hines – Owner, Every Level Leadership
- Giovanna Rossi – Founder, FFNM, Women’s Leadership & Well-being Consultant, Host, The Well Woman Show on NPR
This Online and virtual training took place on:
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
12:00PM – 1:00PM
This program is valid for 1.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. Family Friendly New Mexico is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
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