● The big resignation is forcing companies to reorient their career development plans
avoid running out of talent
● The Guider platform helps businesses create, launch, and scale corporate mentoring programs
● Already working with dozens of global brands, including EY, Deloitte, M&S and
LVMH with more than 100,000 users in 95 different countries
Guider has raised $ 3 million in initial investment with leading early-stage venture capital firm Fuel Ventures
to develop its career development platform and expand its international operations, after provision
several U.S. customers from UK headquarters last year. As a result of working with well-known organizations,
including M&S, LVMH, EY and Deloitte to create world-class mentoring programs, Guider now aims to expand its work around the world with businesses that seek to support the personal growth of their employees.
The big resignation has already affected many businesses. Studies show that 77% of
25-33 year olds are looking for a career change next year1, while 94% of employees
acknowledged that they will remain in the role when there are more opportunities to “learn and grow”. У
To retain valuable talent, corporations need to be an attractive place to work and place
an employee at the center of his actions.
Guider builds human connections in large enterprises, making mentoring larger
and available. It serves those who are looking for new ways to improve the retention of staff, staff
well-being, diversity and inclusion, and personal career development. Mentoring doesn’t stop – Guider customers also use the platform to support the development of other employees
programs such as coaching, sponsorship, membership, and mental health
Guider uses smart technology to match the teacher relationship, and provides real-time metrics to measure program success. This encourages companies to use their existing talent to create successful learning cultures, using mentoring to combat demarcation. 84% of Guider users have experienced the positive effects of using the system.
Nick Ross, CEO and founder of Guider, said: “If mentoring is implemented as a long-term commitment, it can have a positive impact on individuals and the organization as a whole.
Our partnership with Fuel Ventures means we have the capital to increase our stakes in developing our smart platform and serving companies around the world. Already, we have seen
Global brands deliver exceptional results when using our platform to solidify their mentoring schemes and build relationships with employees. ”
Mark Pearson of Fuel Ventures added: “There is no doubt that the world of work is changing, and organizations like Guider are helping large companies with large different teams build better relationships with and between staff. Nick Ross and his team have
a vision of creating a platform that makes mentoring more effective and accessible. We are happy to be a part of this journey. “
- Study of the Heroes of Employment, November 2021 –
About the guide
Born out of a desire to make mentoring more accessible, Guider gives everyone access to the career advancement he or she deserves.
We are currently working with some of the world’s best-known brands, including M&S, Deloitte, The Guardian and EY, we help develop and scale the teaching culture, and drive change in diversity and inclusion, women leaders, mental health and others.
We have assembled a team of superstars who are passionate about personal and career development, and we are fully committed to our mission – to have more than a billion effective conversations.