“As a manager, working through compensation issues is one of your most important roles. And while it’s so important to each individual, discussing compensation can be difficult and uncomfortable at times. As a leader, it’s to your benefit to learn how to conduct effective and productive conversations about compensation issues. When you do, your employees will appreciate the great conversations, and you’ll find them much easier to facilitate. The Discussing Total Compensation courseware will provide the structure and guidance you need to facilitate the difficult, yet critical, compensation discussions with your employees. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: Market Range Compensation Help employees know what the compensation market range is for their role Performance and Rewards Discuss with your employees how individual performance impacts rewards and compensation Linking Performance and Rewards Create a clear link between performance delivered and rewards received Going Above and Beyond Identify who needs to be rewarded for working hard and going above and beyond what’s required Benefits Discussion Conduct a benefits discussion with your team”
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.