Training and Development Relate to Human Resource
... and Apprenticeship Training HRM420 Term Paper 2 Mentoring and Apprenticeship Training Mentoring Mentoring describes a developmental relationship between an experienced
professional and one who is less experienced. Though mentoring can be formal
or informal, it can be “the most intense and powerful,” “entailing the most influence,
identification and emotional involvement”(Wanberg, Welsh, & Hezlett, 2003, p. 40).
Formal mentoring involves purposeful matching of the mentor and the mentored.
Often constraints are placed on the formal mentoring processing with regard to time
frame, subject matter or skill development and position specific behaviors. Formal
mentoring can also be subject to monit...