business mentors

Modern-Day Mentorship: How it Can Help Your Small Business

Modern-Day Mentorship: How it Can Help Your Small Business

Once deemed as necessary to achieve successful career growth, the concept of a mentoring programme hasn’t really changed over the years; yet still we find many businesses no longer using them. In the past, a hierarchy system was the norm; however, in this day and age, our approach to forming new relationships with other business professionals has changed. Be that as it may, at CV-Library, our recent survey revealed that 94.1% of UK workers still believe that having someone they can receive guidance from is beneficial to career progression. Yet, less than a quarter of employees have actually been offered any form of mentoring by their employer, indicating this is no longer a priority to businesses. So if mentorships aren’t what they used to be, why are they still relevant in today’s world? ... »

Wanted: More Business Mentors

Business and enterprise Minister, Mark Prisk, is calling for more organisations to sign up to the national business mentoring network, Mentorsme. First launched in July 2011 there are now over 100 mentoring organisations onboard. Today, the Minister is holding a workshop with 60 of the mentoring organisations, the Business & Enterprise Minister aims to drive demand for mentors so that the UK’s small businesses can benefit. Business and Enterprise Minister Mark Prisk said: “The Government is committed to helping entrepreneurs get the advice and support they need to start and grow their business. Business mentors will pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs allowing them to boost their business and help grow the UK economy.” “Mentorsme is p... »