Coaching programmes can deliver a broad range of valuable benefits - including improved business performance - if they have support at leadership level and the buy-in of employees, according to XpertHR research.
Although eight employers in 10 use line managers as coaches, many have concerns about their competence in this area, according to XpertHR research.
Targeted coaching for mothers can ensure a smooth return to work after maternity leave, and help employers attract and retain valued female employees. XpertHR examines this rising trend and looks at what is on offer to help support new fathers.
Finance group Citi wants to increase the proportion of senior women in its workforce and has developed award-winning, family-friendly support programmes for parents of young children to help achieve this goal.
A model mentoring policy, which covers the purpose of mentoring, how mentors and mentees will be matched, and the responsibilities of the mentor and mentee.
A model mentoring contract, which covers the purpose of mentoring, how mentors and mentees will be matched, and the responsibilities of the mentor and mentee.
A model mentoring evaluation form, for both the mentor and mentee to evaluate a mentoring arrangement.
A teacher development programme using coaching and active learning has helped Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College develop teacher creativity and improve student learning.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to mentoring and coaching.