Employee training system under which a senior or more experienced individual (the mentor) is assigned to act as an
advisor, counselor, or guide to a junior or trainee. The mentor is responsible for providing support to, and feedback on, the individual in his or her charge.
Extending traditional training methods to include focus on (1) an individual’s needs and accomplishments, (2) close
observation, and (3) impartial and non-judgmental feedback on performance .
Types of Coaching
Career Coaching :- To clarify one’s career direction and initiate forward action.
Skills Coaching :- To achieve skill development to meet organizational needs.
High Potential or Developmental Coaching :- To develop individuals considered key to the organization’s future.
Targeted Behavioral Coaching :- To help individuals change behaviors or learn more effective ways to work.
Succession Coaching :- To assess potential candidates for high-level positions and prepare them for a senior role.
Business Coaching :- To improve effectiveness of a business by providing support and advice.
Team Coaching :- To facilitate team meetings and build the effectiveness of the team.
Types of Mentoring
One-On-One Mentoring :- To develop a personal relationship which provides support for the mentee.
Training-Based Mentoring :- To develop specific skills needed for their position.
Group Mentoring :- To learn from one another as well as a mentor.
Executive Mentoring :- To create a mentoring culture and cultivate skills and knowledge in an organization.