Mentoring for the Next Generation of HR Leaders
Mentorship is known as an effective tool for career development and growth. Mentoring with the right balance of trust, encouragement, and honesty is also a rewarding experience for both mentor and mentee. Many of us already invertedly mentor people around our workplace, but there needs to be a proper structure in place to facilitate the process to encourage participation and employee growth.
Mayumi Cox, CEO and Founder of Team Next, aims to develop and train HR talent in Japan to adapt to a global HR framework. In this Conversation with HR Leaders, Senior Director Simon Elsom and Mayumi discuss the importance of mentoring for personal development, why expected outcomes need to be clear from the onset of the relationship, and why she has decided to offer a mentoring program specifically for HR professionals for free.
Who Is Team Next?
Team Next offer a unique growth platform for current and future leaders to help develop the next generation of HR leaders in Japan. Their core programs include a knowledge platform offering learning events, a coaching service, and a mentoring program.
Having obtained a degree from the University of Brighton in the UK, Mayumi Cox built her HR career starting in Learning & Development and talent management at Morgan Stanley and Nomura Securities. She went on to lead the people and organisational strategic planning and execution at Richemont and Royal Canin. In 2022 she established Team Next to focus on leadership and career development.
You can find out more about the Team Next mentoring programme here.
Connect with Mayumi Cox directly on LinkedIn or by email.
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