Arts co-op students are helping to create change in human resource (HR) roles by promoting inclusion and belonging, developing positive business cultures and improving employer branding.
Talent development is part of the secret to success at Hubhead Corporation. The multi-national organization is utilizing student talent for fresh perspectives and to build their talent pipeline.
Using passion and creativity, Waterloo Arts co-op students are making an impact when it comes to helping children learning languages at U+ Education.
In a digitized world, organizations need the skills and experiences of entry level candidates, including co-op students, more than ever.
As the most diverse generation to hit the workforce, Generation Z’s impact on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) will be instrumental to non-profit organizations serving the needs of local communities.
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.
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.
With an estimated buying power of $44 billion, Generation Z is shaking up the retail industry as both consumers and employees.
Working at a camp provides a unique opportunity for students to live on-site and gain valuable experience for their future.
Nissan embraces first-term Waterloo co-op students because they bring novel ideas to the organization while generally not exhibiting any pre-conceived biases.
As the world faces the on-going impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, up to 150 million people will be pushed further into poverty this year. With lockdown measures and border restrictions, non-profits have adapted to offer support remotely and need the skills of digitally-savvy emerging talent to assist.
For most people, working through the night to earn a co-op credit sounds like a challenge. But second-year Waterloo Arts and Business student, Sharanya Karkera, says it has been an exciting opportunity.
An entrepreneurial spirit, inquisitiveness and a knack for problem-solving are just some of the skills Waterloo Arts students have that make them attractive to the human resources team at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC).
Small-and-medium-sized businesses reap the benefits of digital transformation from tech-savvy young talent. Through the Digital Main Street program, students assist businesses with digital tools to help them transform.
The wide range of opportunities Waterloo Arts students tackle throughout their studies and co-op work terms allows them to shine in a complex, dynamic workforce like tech company ApplyBoard.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada values professionalism in Waterloo Arts students
Working in the public sector requires a diverse set of skills. Recruiters from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) are looking for that dynamic set of skills in their next hires.
In a time when innovation is critical, Waterloo Arts students are using imagination, intuition and unique thinking to make a significant contribution at Loblaw Companies Ltd. Arts students work in a variety of roles at Loblaw, and are key for transforming ideas into action.
Pratheepan Yoga, co-founder of Remitbee, dives into his experience working with Arts co-op students and how funding from the Student Work Placement Program through TECHNATION helped double the number of students his organization was able to hire.
Maddie Whibbs, Talent Acquisition Lead at BlackBerry talks about how despite being a tech company, Arts students are a fantastic fit at BlackBerry because of their ability to communicate, be adaptable and display flexibility.
Waterloo Arts co‐op students are standout employees who make a significant impact at electronic health record technology company, PointClickCare, which provides software solutions to long‐term care and senior living facilities.