This course is made for managers and is designed to help new hires know what to expect. As a manager, you will perform this course with your employees. This bundle comprises a number of courses to help you achieve the following goals: -New employees know exactly what they can expect from you as a manager -New hires learn what work they must do and what they must achieve in the first few weeks on-the-job -Team members introduce themselves to the new hire -Managers learn what will create a great work situation for each new employee -New employees learn how they fit in with the team and how they can contribute to the organization -New hires learn what their peers wished they had known when starting their own job -New hires learn from co-workers why it’s great to work for the team and the company -Team members discuss the team’s overall purpose and deliverables with the new hire -Know what skills and knowledge the new hire must build to be successful in the new role -New employees receive frequent coaching and information to ensure the right work is done at the right time -New hires have a network of resources for coaching, feedback and skill building -New employees are reconnected to the work they must do and achieve -New employees receive feedback on what they’ve done so far and learn what they must do in the future -New hires explore how they can grow and develop within the company -Team members help new hires build a network of people within the company -Managers receive feedback from their new hires -New hires receive a review of their performance since starting their new job -New hires get clear on the work and challenges that lie ahead
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.