At Insala, we offer a wide range of mentoring solutions. Our solutions include mentoring consulting and training services, program planning workshops, program implementation assistance, and mentoring software to help you launch and maintain a successful mentoring initiative. We provide unique and customizable services that set us apart as the leading provider of mentoring solutions. Our mentoring software, solutions, and services help you manage your people strategically and effectively - translating into tangible gains for your company, association, university, or other organization.
Jan 29, 2015
You may be considering implementing a mentoring program in your organization, or are even simply curious about its role in the workplace. No matter what or why your interest in mentoring, itís important that you first understand there has been a shift in the definition of mentoring in the last ten years or so - and that mentoring is broader and more fluid development method than you think it is.
Nov 10, 2014
When you look at any given organization, you will most likely find that there are more men than women in the role of mentor. This is odd, considering that women are perceived as "givers" and "nurturers", when mentoring is all about giving and nurturing. But consider this too: I've also observed that when a either a man or a women has the opportunity to choose a mentor, they will more often than not choose a man within the organization.
Oct 3, 2014
Onboarding is a crucial time for new hires and the organization - will the relationship work, or won't it? How you bring new hires on board has a lot to do with how quickly they get up to speed in their job, how well they integrate with your company culture, and how long they stay with your organization. Mentoring is a natural complement to onboarding processes - and here's why.
Sep 30, 2014
Today's workplace is going through some drastic changes that make the subject of knowledge transfer more important than ever. As a result, many companies are turning to mentoring programs in order to capture and preserve the knowledge of experienced employees.
Aug 19, 2014
Itís often possible to save a mentoring partnership thatís on the rocks, but itís not always obvious to a program administrator that a mentoring partnership is in trouble until itís too late. Any time that the partnership can be saved, however, it always comes back to one thing: communication. Donít underestimate how necessary it is for you to check in with your mentors and mentees regularly, pay attention for warning signs, and report on the progress of individual partnerships as well as the overall mentoring program throughout its cycle.