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Conference preview: How Bayer CropScience created an internship program with a 99% satisfaction rate

For many organizations, internships and co-op work terms are important not only for getting day-to-day work done but also for evaluating and preparing students for entry level roles, as well as building a strong employer brand on-campus.

The key to achieving those goals is, of course, to provide a great experience, but it can be difficult to adjust your program unless you know exactly what’s working and what’s not. Collecting feedback from students about their internship or co-op experience with your company, therefore allows you to identify successes and failures each year.

This information is vital to any company as “satisfied workers are engaged workers” says Tara Fowlie, HR Business Partner at Bayer CropScience.

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Top 7 reasons to attend the 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Conference

The 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference event takes place in a little over a month and we – along with many others – are starting to get very egg-cited.

There is plenty more egg-citement in store for the big day, too. Not sure what to expect? Here are the Top 7 reasons to attend the 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference on May 14th in Toronto.

Tickets are almost sold out, so register now to ensure you’ll be able to attend the hottest professional development event for campus recruiters in Canada!

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Conference preview: Freedom 55 Financial’s Gen Y-focused recruiting program

As Canada’s demographics continue to shift, and more and more Baby Boomers retire, employers will be forced to compete for a much smaller, much younger talent pool – Generation Y.

Although an aging workforce has historically been a problem in natural resource industries like mining and oil and gas, the issue is becoming more prevalent in other industries now too, such as insurance and financial services.

You know what they say: the first step is admitting you have a problem. But then what?

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Campus Recruitment Excellence Conference Preview: Leah Wilson – Manager, Recruitment at CGI

The first annual Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference event on May 14 in Toronto brings together industry best practices and real feedback from top Canadian students to provide a 360-degree view of how to achieve outstanding results in campus recruitment in Canada.

Leading up to the event, we are publishing “conference previews” featuring more information about each of our talented speakers and their presentations.
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