Why Mentoring is so important in the work place…
A changing workforce
In our fast-changing economy never has there been a more important time to engage and retain the best talent for businesses to ensure they are sustainable and profitable. Over the coming years companies face vast changes in their workforce:
Baby boomers will be retiring in large numbers taking decades of experience with them.
The current skills gap already leaves over 800,000 vacancies in the UK.
Poor and failing staff retention cost the UK economy £6.3bn last year.
As Millennials move into the work place, 86% believe the success of a business should be measured in terms of more than only its financial performance by involving employees in such initiatives; employers are now seeking to boost Millennials’ sense of empowerment and purpose.
72% of Millennials say they want a mentor in the workplace.