Tools, Templates & Guides
for Career Management
& Mentoring

Practical Tools, Templates & Guides

We specialise in mentoring and believe in the importance of sharing wisdom and experience for the benefit of others. So, we put a lot of effort into developing free and affordable resources. These practical tools, templates and guides have been created to support Managers, Mentors, Coaches and HR Professionals with Career Management and Mentoring with their organisations.

We hope you find them useful.

Practical Tools and Templates

A Manager’s Guide to Career Conversations

Employees want direction on where they need to develop for the future. By having an honest and open career conversation, they will feel more engaged in their work and more committed to the organisation. This guide will help you prepare for a career conversation with your employees. Our aim is for you to empower them to take ownership of their own career development. At the same time, you will provide the information and support they seek on their career journey. This will help your employees feel satisfied in their role no matter what their career ambitions are.

Career Conversation Toolkit

Career Conversation Toolkit

Helping employees take ownership for developing their careers can be a significant challenge. Let’s face it. Opening up a sensitive issue like career progression can weigh heavily on even the most experienced shoulders. Where should you start? What questions should you ask? How do you help employees develop their career?
That’s what the Career Conversation Toolkit is designed to help you with. The Career Conversation Toolkit gives you the practical tools, structure and questions to have effective career conversations. It will help you engage, retain and develop your employees without taking up lots of time.

Career Compass Workbook

Feeling fulfilled is important to your motivation, productivity, and job satisfaction. And yet, many of us spend more time planning our next vacation than we do thinking about our future at work. The Career Compass Workbook is a practical, template-based system. It will help you reflect on your career to date and plan your development for the future. A blend of personal analysis, imagination and strategic planning, the Career Compass helps you take ownership of your career development. The graphic templates in the workbook structure and focus your thinking. They will help develop your self-awareness and decision making so you can take meaningful action.

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Mentoring Toolkit

Are you using your knowledge and skills to mentor others? Mentoring is one of the most powerful tools for developing others. Research shows that employee retention rates are higher for those who are engaged in mentoring. But sharing your knowledge and experience in a way that motivates and empowers can be a challenge. How do you structure the conversation? What questions should you ask? How do you motivate and empower others to take ownership for their own development? That’s what the Mentoring Toolkit is designed to help you with.

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