One of the key elements of success for any new employee is to know what he or she must accomplish. When new hires know what they must do, they are able to focus on the right things at the right time, thus contributing to the team and adding value. Without good direction, new employees tend to struggle, and don’t spend their time learning the right information and doing the right type of work. As a result, these new employees tend not to perform well and don’t contribute to the team at the desired level. The course will help you help your new hires clearly understand how they must spend their time during the first few weeks of employment. Early direction setting helps set the stage for a great start, creating a foundation for long-term success. By completing this course, you will be able to help new hires learn what work they must do and what they must achieve in the first few weeks on-the-job. Course Result: New hires learn what work they must do and what they must achieve in the first few weeks on-the-job. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). This course is part of Vado’s Onboarding learning track which has been approved for 6.25 hours of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Professional Development Credits (PDCs), as well as 6.25 hours of HRCI (HR Certification Institute) recertification credits.
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.