Why Your Knowledge Transfer Strategy Should Include Mentoring

Published On:
December 13, 2016
Authored By:
Lauren Trees
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When most people think about mentoring, what comes to mind is career advice and counseling. But another powerful application of mentoring is as a knowledge transfer technique. Often, this type of mentoring is positioned as an alternative to costly classroom training or knowledge capture initiatives. Some programs are designed to get new hires up to speed, whereas others emphasize more advanced skills and expertise in order build bench strength for subject matter expert and leadership positions.