Build an Effective Peer Mentoring Program to Boost New Hire Retention

Duration 90 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW21F0653

  • Fundamental Program Setup: A review of basic program setup and lessons learned from programs that fail and the ones that are very successful.
  • Introduction to Mentoring: Characteristics & responsibilities of being a mentor, including establishing expectations and setting ground rules.
  • Effective Feedback: Key skills for providing effective feedback in a mentoring relationship, including positive feedback (both appreciation and praise) and feedback focused on performance improvement
  • Coaching Skills for Mentors: Mastering the do’s and don’ts of coaching-focused communication to motivate mentees to achieve their potential
  • Relationship Management: Defining & developing the mentor/mentee relationship, including building trust and adapting to individual differences

Overview of the webinar

This course covers the essential processes and best practices focused on implementing an effective mentoring program. Also teaching participants how to be good mentors in the workplace. It is appropriate both for peer mentors and managers/supervisors and other leaders whose roles involve mentoring. 

Who should attend?

  • Workplace mentors 
  • Mentor trainees 
  • Talent development professionals 
  • Professionals preparing for a move to management/leadership 
  • Organizational development professionals 
  • High potentials 
  • Individuals involved in onboarding 
  • Peer leaders 
  • Business owners
  • Human resource management professionals 
  • Others who have management or leadership responsibilities

Why should you attend?

Mentoring can be a powerful tool for employee development, though the success of such initiatives starts with ensuring that mentors have the skills that are necessary to help develop mentees. The session is designed for individuals who are or are preparing to serve as mentors in employee development programs, as well as managers, HR professionals, and other leaders. This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of key best practices for workplace mentoring and practical strategies for mentoring success

Faculty - Mr.Randall A. Olson

Randall Olson is a founding partner of MTI Business Solutions, where he works as a professional trainer and consultant specializing in management, leadership, communication, sales, and team development training and consulting services, as well as personality assessments and pre-employment assessments.

Randall has more than 25 years of experience in adult, corporate and continuing education. His background encompasses all aspects of training, including design, development, and delivery. He has an in-depth knowledge of personality profiling in regards to employee, management, leadership, productive conflict, and sales interactions. Among other certifications, he is an Everything DiSC Certified Trainer, Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Accredited Facilitator, and PXT Select Certified Professional.  

Olson is a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is a member of the Alabama Restaurant Association, and the Baldwin County Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).


ComplianceIQ is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for [1.5] PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

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