Creating and Administering a Shared Services Mentorship Program

Description: Recently, a member company shared their experiences in driving employee engagement and development within Shared Services on a Peeriosity Peercast. One important component of their efforts in this area is their Mentorship Program and, during this Peercast, they will go into the details of how this program was created, as well as how it is administered.

Peercast Poll Results

Poll Title: Creating and Administering a Mentoring Program within Shared Services

Background: Shared Services leaders know that people are their most important resource, and thus investing in people development is critical. One of the ways to do this is a mentoring program where individuals are paired with others who can give advice and coaching. This poll looks at where these programs exist at companies and how they are working.

Poll Question: What is the status of having a mentoring program for employees within your Shared Services organization?

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  Implemented – formal program 38%
  Implemented – informal program 10%
  Approved, not yet implemented 5%
  Evaluating, not yet decided 10%
  Evaluated, decided no 0%
  Not considered 38%
  Tried, not successful 0%

Poll Question: If you have a mentoring program, what best describes the level of success you have had with your mentoring program for Shared Services employees?

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  Very successful – It is widely utilized and has significantly improved the development of our employees 25%
  Moderately successful – We are glad we have it and think it has been helpful to our employees 42%
  Limited success – We think it is worthwhile but can’t always see tangible benefit 8%
  Needs improvement – The benefit has not been what we were hoping for 8%
  Too early to tell 17%
  Not Applicable 0%