As a leader in a company one of the most important things you must do is create the right environment that will cause your employees to make the decision to engage in their work and stay with the organization. Only when employees are truly engaged and want to stay in their jobs will great individual results be delivered and high levels of performance achieved. While the factors impacting engagement and retention can be different for any one person, there are a few core factors that tend to influence engagement and retention for the majority of people. So to help you get started, this course will help you and your employee will review and think about the most common engagement factors. By completing this course, you will know what is required to create a work situation that will cause each employee to stay. Course Result: Identify what is required to create a work situation that will cause each employee to stay. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute).
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.