Thursday, February 12, 2015

POLL: Formal vs. Informal Mentoring



In our 2015 State of Mentoring Benchmarking Survey (which is open until March 27 - take it here!) we're currently polling that our respondents who have a formal mentoring program in their organization use:

  • Formal mentoring only (19%)
  • Informal mentoring only (23%)
  • Both (58%)
That 58% using both is great - and we wanted to open the floor for more discussion:


And if you want to say more, we encourage you to leave a comment below. We'll post the results next Thursday!

(Don't be shy - share this around if you think it's valuable!)

2 comments:

  1. This poll will yield some valuable data, and I'm glad you're willing to share it. I wonder if some people could be puzzled about what constitutes "informal" mentoring or even "formal" mentoring. That could reduce the validity of the results.

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    1. Hi Rey, thanks for sharing your concern. I think your point serves as a great jumping off point for discussion which we'll invite when the poll closes. For future polls, we'll be sure to clarify the responses.

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