Employer Impact Conference - Talent for a Better Future

Thursday, March 7, 2024 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) is hosting the second annual Employer Impact Conference and you’re invited!


Engage with employers, students and industry experts as we focus on “talent for a better future”. The conference will highlight emerging trends in the recruitment and talent market.

From the transition to hybrid and remote work to the rapid growth of AI, Gen Z has experienced a fast-paced, transforming world of work. As workplace and generational values shift, it’s essential for organizations to stay on top of these trends to attract and retain top emerging talent. Research shows one of Gen Z’s top values is making a positive impact in the workplace.

The University of Waterloo’s Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) team will discuss trends emerging in 2024 and beyond. At the second annual Impact Conference, you'll gain insights from CEE, industry experts and co-op students about their experiences. Attendees will learn about harnessing the skills and passion of emerging talent, what the future of work looks like and the importance of making an impact for a better future.

Attendees of this complimentary conference, focused on talent for a better future, will:

  • Gain insights on recruiting emerging talent into your workforce. - Hear directly from students about what motivates them to excel at work.
  • Discuss topics like equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and how to harness the strengths of intergenerational work.
  • Learn strategies to build a fulfilling and meaningful work experience. Discover tips to effectively supervise a hybrid workforce and stay ahead of new technologies, like AI.