Far sooner than anyone predicted, COVID-19 changed the world of work.
Engaging the next generation of talent is more than creating informal and social connections at work. It's about developing strategies to offer meaningful work and opportunities for continued learning and development. While the pandemic continues to disrupt workplace culture, hiring programs and HR initiatives focused on engaging young talent can help organizations navigate a complex and uncertain world of work.
Join us for the second event in a multi-part Future-Ready Workforce Series from the University of Waterloo's Work-Learn Institute and discover how employers are engaging young talent in today's challenging market. Access new research insights from Waterloo experts, as well as student and employer guest speakers, that highlight what is changing in our workforce. You'll also learn how organizations can improve employee performance, satisfaction and commitment by re-thinking their strategies for onboarding and role design to unlock the potential for innovation.
During this online event, you'll learn about:
Onboarding young talent in a remote workforce
Maximizing engagement through meaningful work
Tapping into Gen Z’s capacity for innovation
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Plus, hear student and employer perspectives about how they're adapting to today's engagement trends and experiences!
UWaterloo's Work-Learn Institute
Did you know? The Work-Learn Institute is the only institute in the world dedicated to research on co-operative education and other forms of work-integrated learning.
Founded in 2002 (as WatCACE) on the basis that, with the largest co-operative education program in the world, UWaterloo has the largest dataset to study, understand and continue to advance its practice.
Meet the host, Judene:
Dr. Judene Pretti, Director of the Work-Learn Institute, University of Waterloo.
Director of Innovation, Loblaw
Computer Engineering Co-op Student, University of Waterloo
This program has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours under Category A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). You may manually log this webinar in your CPD Log.
Presentation slides (PDF)
As part of this online event, University of Waterloo subject matter experts hosted two breakout sessions to further explore the key topics covered in our keynote presentation.