Welcome to the August Work-Learn Insight newsletter. Although we will continue to prioritize public health and safety, we also look forward to offering expanded in-person services on campus in the fall term.
Much like the changing situation on campus, the workforce is also changing. Many organizations are seeing the benefit of investing in the next generation of talent. The Work-Learn Institute continues to collect data from both students and employers to best understand what works when it comes to converting and retaining talent. Most importantly, we want to help you use those tactics in your organization.
Why is it important to convert and retain the next generation of talent? How can you implement these strategies in your organization? Read on to find out.
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The demographic of the current workforce is changing. As we see large numbers of talent reaching retirement, along with a decline in global birth rates, it’s time to focus on bringing Gen Z into your organization. Learn what strategies your organization can use to build a future-ready talent pipeline.
When hiring a co-op student, you take into consideration how they will fit into your organization right away. But do you also consider how they might fit in long-term? We spoke with a Waterloo alum about how she was converted and retained at her previous co-op employer.
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