News archive - 2021

Monday, October 25, 2021

Social impact gives tech organizations a boost with Gen Z talent

#PoweringProsperity Inuit team members posing for a photo with a custom social photo frame.

By Krista Henry

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals are becoming a top priority for many tech leaders. When it comes to attracting and retaining Gen Z talent, these goals are a major advantage.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Co-op students help craft a post-pandemic future for local Cider brewers

Photo of apple trees at an apple orchard

By: Namish Modi

The COVID-19 pandemic posed serious challenges to small businesses—especially the hospitality industry. For a local small business, University of Waterloo co-op students have been key to its recovery.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Emerging health care trends as the industry faces continued disruption

Group of employees sitting at a table with laptops and notebooks for a meeting

By: Krista Henry

The rapid growth in healthcare and its social assistance ecosystem will propel the need for new talent in the sector. A need that can be supported with early talent like co-op students.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Waterloo Pharmacy co-op student recognized in media

Waterloo School of Pharmacy, assistant professor, Dr. Feng Chang and co-op student, Daniel Stuckless.

By: Namish Modi

A student and a professor from the University of Waterloo are working to improve COVID-19 vaccine uptake in rural Ontario.

Dr. Feng Chang
Waterloo School of Pharmacy assistant professor

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Insurance industry’s great digital acceleration story is powered by early talent

Four young employees working on their laptops at a communal desk in an office.

By: Krista Henry

Gore Mutual Insurance Company achieved one of the biggest digital transformations the Canadian insurance industry has seen in years.
Their secret? Finding the right talent.