Mentoring has come a long way from the one-on-one exchange between an older mentor and younger mentee. Read this Infoline to learn modern mentoring techniques such as community, group, reverse mentoring that harness that power of techonology to transfer knowledge and improve productivity. This Infoline will: Help you gain a better understanding about Millennial learning habits and generational approaches to mentoring and learning. Define the practice of modern mentoring. Outline the key pillars of modern mentoring. Discuss the individual and organizational benefits of putting this type of social learning and mentoring program in place for your multigenerational workforce. Offer practical advice and guidelines for creating and implementing a modern mentoring culture.
Randy Emelo is the founder and chief strategist at River, a Denver-based company that builds mentoring, coaching, and social learning software. He has more than 25 years of experience in management, training, and leadership development, and is a prolific author, speaker, and thought leader on topics related to collaboration, mentoring, social learning, and talent development. Throughout the years, Randy has embarked on a military career with the U.S. Navy, led leadership development work with nonprofits in the Americas, and helped Fortune 500 companies build mentoring and learning cultures in their organizations. Randy holds a master's degree in organizational design and effectiveness from Fielding Graduate University (formerly The Fielding Institute) in Santa Barbara, CA. Randy's book, Modern Mentoring, is available now from ATD Press. Connect with him on LinkedIn or Twitter @remelo.