Latest Mentorship Stories

2013-07-22 23:20:24

The Boys’ Club of New York’s Superhero-Themed Literacy Program Trains Teens to Mentor Younger Members New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 After piloting the program in 2012, BCNY’s literacy mentoring program Summer Superheroes, has been implemented at all three clubhouses. The program, developed last year by BCNY’s education staff, combines literacy skill-building with teen-child mentorship using superhero-themed activities. Summer Superheroes was developed to help prevent summer...

2013-07-22 23:17:21

Canada plant partners with EMC to expand employee knowledge. Hamilton, ON (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Earlier this month, Karen Dunn, Human Resource Manager at our Canada plant, was interviewed by Jean Paul Giroux, blogger for Canadian Manufacturer’s Network. Here he discussed their membership to the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), which gives all employees at the Canada plant access to Harvard online courses. In the interview, Dunn explains how in 2012, they started a mentoring...

2013-07-15 23:17:59

SNAPPIN' MINISTRIES is recruiting parents of children with special needs to be mentored by other parents who have walked a mile in their shoes. Oconomowoc, WI (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Imagine what you would do if you found yourself raising a child with special needs and had no one who could offer you support on a regular basis. Without family or friends to comfort, encourage and advise on this often-bumpy journey, it is not unusual for parents to feel isolated, discouraged, and...

2013-06-28 23:18:09

Includes Best Practices and Insider Tips on Creating and Managing Effective Mentoring Programs Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Chronus Corporation, a mentoring and talent development software provider, will host a series of free webinars this summer to teach best practices in designing and managing corporate mentoring programs. Chronus webinars are designed for enterprise-scale organizations interested in starting, managing, or improving employee mentoring programs. The webinars will...

2013-06-27 23:46:46

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and youth social network Rocket21, the only social networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with communities of professionals and experts representing leading institutions and brands around the world, today announced the launch of a new tool to assist mentoring professionals and mentors in supporting youth. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and youth social network Rocket21, the only social...

2013-06-27 23:26:49

Corporate mentoring is a hot topic, as reflected in a recent article in the Boston Globe that featured two executives weighing in on its value as well as its role in helping them be successful. Andrea Zintz, Ph.D., president of Strategic Leadership Resources, which provides high potential leadership development, has been a proponent of mentoring since choosing it as the topic for her dissertation, and she’s just released her thoughts on the value of corporate mentoring program....

2013-05-24 23:28:51

Includes Best Practices, Insider Tips, and Additional Topics BELLEVUE, WA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Chronus Corporation, a mentoring and talent development software provider, will host a free webinar, “How to Design an Effective Employee Mentoring Program,” on Wednesday, May 29, at 10:00 a.m. PDT. This webinar is for enterprise-scale organizations interested in starting an employee mentoring program. From knowledge retention to career development, mentoring is an effective strategy...

2013-05-10 23:23:01

On Tuesday, May 14th, Chronus will guide you through the process of designing an employee mentoring program for leader readiness and career development. Bellevue, Washington (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Chronus, a mentoring and talent development software solutions provider, will host its first of two free webinars for the month of May, “How to Design an Effective Enterprise Mentoring Program”. This webinar is for enterprise organizations interested in starting an employee mentoring...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'