Our individual talents play an important role at work. They influence the type of work we accomplish and the level of performance we deliver. Our talents define who we are as individuals, and what type of employees we will be. More often than not, our talents are what we love to do and create the greatest level of personal satisfaction. When companies provide the opportunity to focus on our talents, we become engaged, satisfied, and strong contributing members of the team. This course will help you clearly know each team member’s talents and how they’re used in the person’s job. With this information in hand, any manager can quickly see where adjustments need to be made to ensure everyone has the opportunity to do the things he or she does best, and thus strengthen the person’s ability to contribute to the team and company. By completing this course, you will be able to determine how an employee’s top talents are used in his or her job. Course Result: Determine how an employee’s top talents are used in his or her job. 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.