Not. It is completely free. We don't charge any fee to mentors.
We deduct a platform fee of 20% (on reducing basis) when you get paid for your mentoring and training work. When you grow, platform fee get reduced accordingly. If you choose to help people for free, we also do it for free (0% platform fee). You are not required to pay a fee to create your profile or to publish training or mentorship sessions.
Yes, it brings following benefits to you and your mentees.
Mentees have varying requirements and expectations. Despite the fact that they share their need/purpose while approaching. You are expected to assist them in the following ways.
We only expect open communication and empathy in negotiating what you can actually take on.
Your income and growth are directly related to the efforts you put in. Though there is no upper limit, the services you provide have an impact on your earning potential. You will certainly make good money if you are active and regularly host training/courses, etc.
Being a mentor and hosting training are independent. You can create your mentoring profile which takes less than 2 mins. In case your don't have time for conducting training immediately, you can do this in future when you'll get time. Receive monthly mentoring subscription requests and approve/decline based on your criteria. Click here to register as a mentor
This is not predefined. How much time you would like to dedicate to mentoring is completely depends upon your availability. You can choose your monthly available slots, as it is completely flexible. You can increase or decrease your involvement.
People book mentoring sessions or request personalized training or you can host training. Click here to see how to plan your training.
Not at all. You don’t have to leave your current job.
MentorIF provides a platform to mentors to add value to others' lives. We are committed to bringing technologies helping to establish and nurture connections and mentoring.
Anybody can be a mentor. We believe it is a stage in life. When you acquire valuable skills and experience, people look up to you and want to learn from you.
There is no minimum qualification or criteria to become a mentor. However, we have a screening process through which we identify the potential of mentors.
For hands-on live training you need not to create any content. These training are projects driven and hardly require you to create content. In case content is required to cover theoretical concepts, you are free to use content available online to support your training such as blogs, videos etc. We don't restrict you to do that. Ideally it does not require you to create any content.
If you record your training and have recorded videos with you. You can leverage those videos further to host a video based training
In case you are more like a content creator, you can host your videos to monetize them.
You can still use the platform and its features as any other user without any restriction except you would not be able to host training/courses.
Your profile can be converted to normal user (mentee) profile.
Absolutely not. Hosting a training is mentor's choice. He/she can do it based on his/her time availability. Once your account is published on platform, feel free to plan training accordingly. We help you to host a couple of training initially. Click here to learn how to plan & host training
All information you have added to your profile, mentoring and training you have hosted, feedback etc. except your contact details.
It brings following benefits to you.
If you are a first-time mentor, this is a critical step. You are most likely unaware of the needs of your mentees. This makes it difficult to plan a training. This strategy is implemented by expert mentors and produces excellent results.
Strategy 1: For a new mentor
Strategy 2: For an experienced mentor
Record your webinar/masterclass and upload the recording on MentorIF, Youtube or other social media channels.
Consider following steps while planning for training.
In case you find it difficult to perform the above exercise by yourself, don’t worry. Our team helps all mentors to plan and host trainings initially. Once you are self sufficient then you can do it by yourself.
Generally training is conducted on three kinds of projects: beginner, intermediate and advanced.
Only, video based training require admin approval. Approval is given within 24 hours. Other types of training don't require approval and can be published by mentors immediately.
Once a training is approved, it gets published on the platform. You will get a confirmation email on your registered email address.
Mentor gets an email on registered email address once a user subscribe to your training. You can also see the subscribed users' details in LMS under subscribers section on training details page.
All training links are accessible publicly (no login required to view the training details). So, use that link to share on your social network, whatsapp etc.
As a mentor you can choose the price of your training. We only suggest a competitive price so that it becomes relevant and encouraging to subscribers. In the end, the decision is yours.
Each mentor and training is different. You can talk to MentorIF team to understand the right price of your training.
Yes, you can. You have two options.
You can host as much training as you want. There is no upper limit.
Absolutely no. You can host training for free. We only take commission when you get subscribers on the training.
In case your training is project based and more practical then it is least required. You can use the online resources such as blogs, videos which you find appropriate to support your training and share them with the subscribers during training.
LMS allows you to share the links and other materials once a training session is completed. In case you would like subscribers to read/view some material before training then you can share it at the end of previous training or directly in the chat with the subscriber.
In LMS you can create tasks and assign them to subscribers. They will perform the tasks and submit it back to you. You can see the task submission and also who has not submitted. Submissions timestamp and delays are highlighted for better understanding. You can share your feedback on the submissions with subscribers and they will resubmit after working on your feedback.
Also, you can tag a task as a project. Completed tasks tagged as projects will be added to subscribers' portfolios.
Once training is marked completed, you can generate completion certificates. LMS allows you to generate certificates for all subscribers in one click or individual subscribers one by one. LMS sends the certificates to subscribers via email. Certificates can also be browsed through url shared with subscribers via email. Completed training and certificate adds to subscribers’ portfolios.
To host live training, you can use Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Team etc. Jitsi Meet is another cloud based free video calling platform. It provides free video recording facility. You can record your video calls which get stored in your dropbox account automatically.
Choose a tool based on your and subscribers mutual convenience.
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Once a mentor accept the mentorship requests, following events happen.
The system managed the entire process. Mentor and mentee have nothing to do except make a payment in response to the request received by mentee.
If you have any questions or encounter a problem, please contact the support WhatsApp number for immediate assistance or send an email.
Ideally, yes. However, before re-applying, make sure you consider the mentor's feedback. You should apply to other mentors as well.
On the day of the session of mentorship programs, both the mentor and the mentee are notified of the upcoming sessions. If you have already scheduled your calendar by clicking on the Add to calendar link sent in the confirmation email, you will be reminded by calendar inbuilt reminders.
Before concluding the session, you should also discuss the next session's timing. If you are unable to make a decision at that time, discuss it later.
Mentor can create a new session by clicking on plus () present at the right top of sessions tab. The schedule for the new session will be emailed to mentees and mentors so that they can reserve their calendars by clicking Add to calendar link present in email. This allows mentors to keep adding future sessions as needed. The frequency of sessions can be agreed upon by both parties.
Once mentorship program is over, a mentor can mark the program complete by click on Manage -> Mark Completed present at the top right of the page. Mentees will be notified via email when the mentorship programme is completed. Feedback is also requested from mentees.
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