HCMx Radio 112: Making Mentoring Work

Guest: Jenn Labin, Chief Talent & Diversity Officer at MentorcliQ

Jenn Labin, Chief Talent & Diversity Officer at MentorcliQ has over 15 years of experience in talent development, training and design. Previously Jenn was the owner of TERP Associates which was acquired by MentorcliQ, combining TERP’s expertise with MentorcliQ’s award-winning mentoring software to expand mentoring content, training and value for customers. Jenn is the author of Mentoring Programs That Work, a unique approach to building scalable and sustainable mentoring programs. She is a regular presenter at the ATD International Conference, ATD chapters and MentorCom. Jenn has a BA from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County in Digital Art and her MA in Instructional Systems Design. She has earned credentials as a Certified Principal Evaluator (Kirkpatrick Evaluation), DISC-PIAV and Situational Leadership II Facilitator, as well as a certificate in Presentation Design from Duarte Design and Leadership Development. Besides mentoring, learning and development, Jenn is passionate about scuba diving, the environment and spending time with family. Jenn lives near Baltimore, MD with her amazing husband, daughters and a turtle named Godzilla.

Topics and questions include:

  • The importance of mentoring and mentorship
  • Finding and working with a mentor
  • Think outside of your organization for a mentor
  • The myth of the single mentor
  • How to ask someone to be your mentor
  • Showing up as your best self
  • Mentoring as a talent-management tool
  • Sustained learning: the 70/20/10 model
  • The ROI of mentoring
  • Benefits of an automated tool
  • And more!

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Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.

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