2 Minutes Digital Mentoring Survey
Running a Mentoring Program or planning one? This research will help you optimize it.

Please complete this short survey and we will send you the collective results in September 2021.

Brought to you by MentorEase mentoring software (https://www.mentorease.com).
The survey was developed with a university HR course through the Riipen network (https://riipen.com).

For each question, please rank the order of importance in your opinion.
STEP 1: Matching Mentors & Mentees /// Once registered online, how should matching be done?
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Preferred
Maybe
Not relevant
Self-Matching (selecting from top % best matches via algorithm)
Self-Matching & Admin Approval (Hybrid model)
Admin Selects Matches (with a detailed chart comparing best options)
Auto-Match (system sets matches based on algorithm or artificial intelligence)
Clear selection
STEP 2: Breaking the Ice /// Now matched, how to start the conversation?
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Must Have
Nice to Have
Not Important
Fun games to get to know each other (trivia, listening exercises, etc.)
Both fill charts mapping their interests and find overlaps
Mentees share goals and top 3 topics they would like to discuss
Clear selection
STEP 3: First Meeting /// How to ensure a great connection?
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Must Have
Nice to Have
Not Important
Mentee preparation checklist with activities (who, when, where, why, what, how)
During the meeting, have a checklist with auto-reminders (not to forget things)
Tools to define the program goals and milestones together
Complete mentoring agreement together by filling both sides, adjusting and approvals
Clear selection
STEP 4: On-Going Meetings & Activities /// Relationships can fizzle out, how to get results?
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Must Have
Nice to Have
Not Important
Collaborative goal adjustment process (with notes and updates / archives)
Individual meeting notes but also ability to share some notes, links and files
Self-assessment questionnaires throughout the program to identify progress and potential further directions
Automated reminders with timely supporting content (sample questions, common issues)
Structure for providing feedback (for example, "Stop this, Start that, Continue that")
Structure for responding to feedback in a constructive manner
A timeline view of all activities and shared content from both sides
Auto-monthly surveys (maybe "How's it going? Select 1-10" to identify issues)
Clear selection
STEP 5: Program Completion /// Measuring results
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Must Have
Nice to Have
Not Important
Automated completion survey on the mentoring relationship and program
Mentors and mentees review each other (star ratings per categories + possible note)
Automated testimonial collection (with permissions to feature on the site)
Auto-send completion certificates (branded PDFs)
Auto-certificate for best-voted mentor/s (with admin approval to send)
Auto-request for mentors to refer other potential mentors
Admin can review and export all data, charts and graphics (also vs. past sessions)
Clear selection
YOUR FEEDBACK: Any other ideas or comments you may have on how to make digital mentoring as effective as possible.
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