DEI and Your Formalized Mentoring Program

Formalized mentoring is a powerful strategy to support your company’s diversity, equity and inclusion goals.  Formalized mentoring ensures access to relationships, which should be included as a critical piece of the strategy when you consider inclusion as an aspect of your efforts to attract, retain, and develop diverse talent. Absent a formalized structure, organizations will […]

Interview with a Leader: Engage Mentoring LIVE Featuring Don Cates

Each quarter, we conduct an Engage Mentoring LIVE event featuring successful leaders across the country sharing their perspective on leadership and mentoring. I had the great pleasure of interviewing Don Cates for our recent Engage Mentoring LIVE session. Don Cates is the President and CEO of 3Rivers Federal Credit Union. 3Rivers started in 1935 and […]

Playing the Great Game of Business | Rich Armstrong

Rich Armstrong is the President of The Great Game of Business, a division of Springfield Remanufacturing Corp. (SRC) – the pioneers of open-book management and business gamification. SRC developed these concepts back in 1983 when a group of managers at the small International Harvester facility purchased the factory in the worst-leveraged buy-out in corporate history. […]

Interview with a Leader: Engage Mentoring LIVE—Featuring Mike Baer

Each quarter, Engage Mentoring conducts a LIVE event featuring successful leaders across the country who share their perspective on leadership and mentoring. Recently, I, Alison Martin, had the great pleasure of interviewing Mike Baer, Chief People Development Officer with EmployBridge, for our Engage Mentoring LIVE session. In his role as Chief People Development Officer for […]

Indianapolis Companies: Engage Your Employees Through Volunteerism

Each quarter, the Engage Mentoring Executive Talent Roundtables meet and have a focused discussion on a topic related to attracting, retaining, and developing talent. At our upcoming Engage Mentoring Executive Talent Roundtable, in Indianapolis, the focus topic will be Improving Employee Engagement Through Structured Volunteerism. To prepare for the discussion, I had the pleasure of […]

Interview with a Leader: Engage Mentoring LIVE, Featuring Pamela Morris-Thornton

Each quarter, we conduct an Engage Mentoring LIVE event, featuring successful leaders across the country who share their perspective on leadership and mentoring. I had the great pleasure of interviewing Pamela Morris-Thornton for our first Engage Mentoring LIVE session. Pamela Morris-Thornton, a St. Louis native, is Vice President, Corporate Human Resources, for Panera LLC. She […]

Addressing Unconscious Bias to Better Attract, Retain, and Develop Talent

Each quarter, the Engage Mentoring Executive Talent Roundtable meets and has a focused discussion on a topic related to attracting, retaining, and developing talent. At our upcoming Engage Mentoring Executive Talent Roundtable, the focus topic will be addressing unconscious bias as part of a disability and inclusion strategy and the impact on talent attraction and […]

Disability Inclusion: Tapping into a Critical Talent Pool

Each quarter, the Engage Mentoring Executive Talent Roundtables meet and have a focused discussion on a topic related to attracting, retaining, and developing talent. At our upcoming Engage Mentoring Executive Talent Roundtable meeting, the focus topic will be disability inclusion. To prepare for the discussion, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Kathy Bernhardt, […]

Onboarding as a Strategy: Improve Retention of New Hires

Each quarter, the Engage Mentoring Executive Talent Roundtables meet and have a focused discussion on a topic related to attracting, retaining, and developing talent. At our upcoming Engage Mentoring Executive Talent Roundtable meeting, the focus topic will be implementing an effective onboarding program in order to improve new employee retention. To prepare for the discussion, […]