4. Long-Term Success4. Long-Term Success

Integrating and engaging workers are keys to retention. Implementing solid coaching and mentoring programs will help employers assist their new Indigenous employees reach their full potential.

Most very successful Indigenous employment initiatives plan for ongoing support to the individual while he or she is completing training and/or learning the new job. Coaching and mentoring are two different activities, yet they are both very important for ensuring that your new Indigenous employee is successful on the job. Start with this introduction to then use these tools for employers:

  • Assessing what kind of coaching and mentoring would work best with your Indigenous employee
  • Creating a successful mentoring program.
  • Adapting your mentoring program to meet the needs of Indigenous employees.