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Podcast0EP 54: Building A Successful Mentorship Program with Heather Dobson


Have you ever started a job and thought to yourself how much easier it would have been if you had someone there showing you the ropes? Mentoring is an essential part of any successful business and is an exceptional way to retain quality staff. As the Director of Business & Workforce Development at CCI, Heather Dobson works with the leadership team on project tracking, building client relationships, and ensuring the team has the right mentors in place. In this episode, she will be joining the show to share how to start a mentorship program within your organization, as well as how to support those mentors.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode

  • The value of creating a mentorship program for your organization. (3:10)
  • The importance of asking for feedback within your program. (7:00)
  • How to effectively communicate expectations. (12:20)

Actionable Takeaway for HR Professionals:

  • Be clear in your expectations for your mentors and build the program with feedback. (16:15)

Actionable Takeaway for Executives:

  • Be clear with your mentors on what you want the program to achieve. (15:30)

Ideas Worth Sharing

“Mentoring is naturally going to happen whether you are paying attention to it or not.” - Heather Dobson Click To Tweet

Resources In Today’s Episode

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