Perhaps one of the most important aspects of anyone’s job, no matter what role you have, is to meet your customers’ needs. And no matter what your job may be, you certainly have customers. Customers may be people who purchase a product or service. They may be individuals you interact with frequently, on occasion, or hardly at all. Customers can also be co-workers within your company who you provide support and assistance to. Either way, your job requires you to meet the needs of customers in some way. This course will help you determine what your customers need and are looking for from you and the company. Once you have a clear idea of what your customer requires, you will be able to identify the actions you can take to help meet those needs. By completing this course, you will know what your customers need and what you can do to meet these needs. Course Result: Know what your customers need and what you can do to meet these needs.
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.