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.
Mar 20, 2015
The unfortunate reality is that you can lose new hires as quickly as you hire them. This is a problem when you take into consideration the cost of hiring and onboarding that new employee - costs you will incur twice over if you lose a new hire and have to begin the recruitment and hiring process all over again. Half of all hourly workers leave new jobs within the first 120 days.
Feb 16, 2015
Mentoring is all about human “high touch” relationships. So why go for high tech in a mentoring program that should be all about high touch? For medium to large-scale mentoring initiatives, the use of online mentoring software has been proven to facilitate mentoring programs and produce tangible gains – all without compromising the high touch aspect of individual mentoring partnerships.
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, it’s 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.