It should be a priority for you to find out if your employees have what they need to be successful in their role—and usually the best way to find out this information is to ask. Talk with your employee to learn what he or she needs at work to be successful. Adding a structured process to your discussion is even better, as it provides some guidelines for you and the employee to identify the factors that will really make a difference. For this course you will meet with your employee. Use the following meeting outline to help guide your discussion. Remember, the purpose of this discussion will be for you to gain a solid understanding of the factors impacting the person’s ability to achieve his or her work goals, deliver high quality work, and experience success in his or her job. By completing this course, you will know how to assess whether employees have what they need to be successful in their role. Course Result: Assess whether employees have what they need to be successful in their role. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). This course is part of Vado’s Increasing Employee Engagement course bundle which has been approved for 1.25 hours of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Professional Development Credits (PDCs).
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.