Coaching & Mentoring Others

April 2016
Coaching & Mentoring Others - Competency Center;Apr2016, p1
Coaching and mentoring are increasingly being used to increase effectiveness and expand skill sets in the workplace. Coaching and mentoring have some traits in common, but they emphasize different goals and skills. Mentoring usually concentrates on knowledge transfer and acquiring or expanding job-related competence; it can be informal and is usually confined to a single subject area. Mentoring is usually offered to and by those within the organization. Typically, a subject matter expert acts as a mentor to a more junior associate.


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