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Next generation of skill transferring

Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Natalie Alcoba

Maybe it was the shifting demographics in the workplace that cried out for a way to hone leadership skills among a younger generation while transferring their savvy and know-how to more experienced peers. Or, maybe it was the catchy name.

Whatever the reason, a more sophisticated definition of what it means to take someone under your wing has emerged, adding credence to the saying that age is just a number. “Reverse mentoring,” as it has been coined, has taken root across sectors, although its prevalence among...