Career Pathing

Enable Career Pathways Through Career Mentoring & Career Groups

Help mentees steer their career path and shape their career goals. Start running Qooper's career mentoring program today to develop career mentorship in the workplace, resulting in better career outcomes.

Career Mentoring Programs Simplified on Qooper's Mentoring Software

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Discover how Qooper helps organizations start and run their mentoring, learning and inclusion programs to increase employee engagement.

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What is career mentoring?

Career mentoring is a professional relationship in which a more experienced person, the mentor, provides guidance, support, and advice to a less experienced person, the mentee, to help them develop their career and reach their professional goals. Mentoring can take many forms, but it often involves regular meetings or conversations between the mentor and mentee, in which the mentor shares their knowledge, experiences, and insights with the mentee, and helps the mentee to identify and pursue opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

Why career mentoring is important for underrepresented employees?

Career mentoring can be especially important for underrepresented employees, such as those from minority groups or those who face other forms of discrimination or disadvantage in the workplace. This is because mentoring can help these employees to navigate the challenges and barriers that they may encounter in their careers, and provide them with the support and guidance they need to succeed.

For example, underrepresented employees may not have the same access to networks, resources, or opportunities as their more privileged counterparts, and may face discrimination or bias in the workplace. A mentor can help these employees to identify and overcome these barriers, and provide them with the encouragement and support they need to pursue their goals.

What is career pathing?

Career pathing is the process of planning and mapping out an individual's career development over time. It involves identifying the skills, knowledge, and experience that an individual needs to acquire in order to advance in their career, and creating a plan for how to acquire these skills and experiences.

Career pathing can help individuals to clarify their career goals and aspirations, and to identify the steps they need to take to achieve these goals. It can also help them to understand the opportunities and challenges that they will face in their career, and to identify the resources and support that they will need to overcome these challenges and succeed.

How can Qooper help organizations with their career pathing programs?

  • Streamlining the process of matching mentors and mentees
  • Providing a platform for communication and collaboration
  • Tracking progress and measuring impact
  • Offering personalized learning and development resources
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Pair up your employees with mentors

Qooper's smart matching algorithm will suggest the best mentors and peers for them, connect across departments, and help your organization develop career mentoring programs.

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Pair up your employees with mentors
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Ensure effective mentorship training

To ensure effective mentee development, we recommend both the mentors and mentees go through a concise but powerful training process. The Qooper library has bite-sized, easy to consume trainings ready to go. 

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Ensure effective mentorship training
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Facilitate effective career mentorship sessions

Sometimes mentees don't always know the right questions to ask and the mentors shouldn't be putting together a curriculum for the mentorship. Qooper makes career conversations easy by providing meeting agenda and alleviates these pain points by providing mentors and mentees simple mentorship session agendas they can follow. 

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Facilitate effective career mentorship sessions
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What is the most effective way to drive career paths?

  • Employees love to learn from each other.
  • In fact, it is still the most effective way of acquiring new skills and career pathing.
  • However, running career mentoring programs can be a burden on admin.
  • Qooper will launch your programs in under 2-3 hours and maintain these programs so admins don't have to.
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Create career path groups and mentoring circles

Connect cohorts of employees with one another and create career mentorship opportunities. Help mentees connect with mentors to further their professional development.

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Create career path groups and mentoring circles
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Track participation & measure outcomes on a live dashboard 

With Qooper's live mentorship tracking dashboard, receive reporting outcomes on engagement, development,  belonging, and employee outlook on the company.

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Track participation & measure outcomes on a live dashboard 

“Qooper is helping us run our career pathways program easily. Our employees are more committed by having a vision for their career here.”

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