and Everwise Join Forces to Offer Members a Mentorship Program for Unparalleled Professional Development

LEAD2016 Conference, Nashville, TN –, the largest social network for human resources (HR) professionals, today announced a partnership with Everwise, the company that brings a better model for mentoring and talent development for human resource executives. The partnership gives members special access to a one-of-a-kind development opportunity with a 20 percent introductory discount offer. community members who want to be mentored in the program will be able to connect with a mentor and take advantage of the full range of development resources and support provided by the Everwise platform. In addition, members can also serve as mentors to others who are looking to advance in their careers.

The Everwise platform helps professionals and companies tackle the challenges of talent development by connecting the right people with mentors who can help add value to their careers. Long time market leaders such as Genentech and Oracle, as well as younger, high-growth companies like Twilio, Lyft and Zendesk are examples of the more than 100 organizations using Everwise. The Everwise platform features proprietary software and a sophisticated, data-driven approach to help aspiring professionals define development goals and connect with the right mentors, peer groups and individually curated content.

“ is pleased to partner with Everwise to bring our members value-added services that extend the offerings of resources for them to grow their careers in HR in an ideal trajectory. members have a 25 percent higher pass rate on certification exams than industry average, and consume over 200,000 hours of educational content via webcasts, online learning and eLearning courses. members are committed to being the best they can be with continual investments in their career,” stated Debbie McGrath, CEO and Chief Instigator,

For those members who sign-up to be mentored, the Everwise experience includes:
– a powerful software platform which provides interactive goal-setting, curated learning resources, communications and tracking features
– a dedicated Everwise Experience Manager assigned to work with participants throughout their program journey, from development of professional goals to introducing the mentor relationship to following-up with feedback and assistance to ensure the success of the experience
– 6 months working with a hand-matched mentor selected from’s community of HR professionals, typically for a few hours each month
– access to peer groups and community discussions with other HR professionals focused on similar goals
– a 20 percent discount

Executives or seasoned HR leaders who sign up to mentor another HR professional can expect that the experience will:
– provide guidance and tools to grow their own mentoring and leadership skills
– enable them to become part of a global community, sharing their own experiences and learning from others’
– allow them to help others develop specific skills and engage in the community

“ and Everwise are well-matched to bring this development opportunity to HR professionals. Our shared objectives to empower and connect people, globally, in service to their professional development goals, are central to our respective missions,” said Colman Lydon, Vice President of Customer Success for Everwise. “Those members of the network of professionals who take advantage of this offering will have a unique opportunity to experience, first-hand, the integrated solution for talent development provided by Everwise.”

Protégé seats in the program are limited. Special pricing is available through February 12th, 2016. To apply to be a mentor or to be mentored, visit

Click Here for More Information on the HR Mentorship Program and the special discounted offer for members.

About Everwise
Everwise brings a better model for talent development to organizations and individuals. Their mission is to connect professionals directly to the people, resources, and tools that can help them be more productive and successful at every stage of their career. With a founding team that includes Maynard Webb and Mike Bergelson, Everwise works with Fortune 500 enterprises, fast-growth startups, and the social sector. The company is based in New York City and San Francisco.
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About, the largest global social networking and resource site for 280,000 HR Professionals, is committed to educating and developing the best HR people with the best possible content and tools: a Global Leadership annual event, Leadership Excellence Awards, HR Certification Exam Prep Courses, real-time matching for job seekers and employers, certification programs, a personal development app, monthly themed HR epublications, 4,500+ webcasts, 1,200+ eLearning credits, 230+ virtual conferences, blogs, community networks, industry news and advisory boards. The Certification program boasts a 93% pass rate compared to the industry average of 58%. Smart HR people are getting smarter! contact:
Debbie McGrath, Chief Instigator and CEO