“As a manager, one of your main areas of focus should be employee engagement. Research shows time and time again that engaged employees deliver higher levels of performance, contribute greater than those who are less engaged, and choose to stay longer with the organization. All of which contributes to your team’s success, as well as the bottom line. The Increasing Employee Engagement courseware provides a number of tools and actions you can do with your employees to help maintain or increase each person’s level of engagement. From connecting a person’s work to the larger organization strategy, to using an employee’s best skills and abilities, this courseware will help you engage and inspire your employees to greater levels of performance and personal work satisfaction. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Supporting Employees Determine how you support your employees 2. Connecting Work to the Organization Connect the work employees do to the organization and to future opportunities 3. Requirements for Success Assess whether employees have what they need to be successful in their role 4. Using an Employee’s Best Skills and Abilities Perform a job evaluation to determine if a particular role uses an employee’s best skills and abilities 5. Team Satisfaction The team evaluates how well the company meets their individual needs 6. Inform and Inspire Your Team Inform and inspire your employees regarding the team’s vision 7. Work-Life Balance for Each Person Understand what work/life balance looks like for each person 8. Appreciating Contribution and Results Ask a leader to thank an individual employee or team for their contribution and results”
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.