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  •  Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace

    Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace - Think about how your job has changed since your first day. Assuming you have been in your position for more than a few weeks or months, it would not be surprising if many aspects are different—and that a good number of the changes were driven by technology. So, have you ever stopped and wondered what the future might hold? Or more specifically, how technology will impact your job in the coming years?

  • Building rewarding careers for women in trades

    Building rewarding careers for women in trades - Building rewarding careers for women in trades WITT program support can be a key to success When Carla Milleker finished her plumbing certificate at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, she wasn’t sure where she’d find work. But as luck would have it, All-Rite Plumbing in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan needed employees at the same time and hired her before she even became an apprentice.

  • Developing training solutions with impact

    Developing training solutions with impact - Developing training solutions with impact Sask Polytech is a leader in providing quality education, online As industries work to incorporate new technologies, adapt to new regulations and account for an aging workforce, the training needs of each industry also begin to change. In an effort to respond to these changing needs and provide industry with the training solutions that support their business, Sask Polytech has taken things online.

  • 2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

    2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards - Because of the dedication and commitment of its employees, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has achieved a solid reputation for providing students with high-quality employment-focused education. Our applied research activities, our connections to industry, and our focus on work-integrated learning have earned us respect and recognition on both a national and an international level. “Every year, Sask Polytech celebrates the outstanding achievements and leadership from a number of employees who have demonstrated the ability to go above and beyond in their work,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “The contributions made by these individuals help to ensure our graduates find success in their educational and career goals.”

Saskatchewan Polytechnic named one of Saskatchewan’s top employers

Saskatchewan Polytechnic named one of Saskatchewan’s top employers

Communications and Marketing - April 12, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic named one of Saskatchewan’s top employers Mediacorp Canada Inc. announces winners of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers competition April 12, 2017 – Now in its twelfth year, Saskatchewan’s Top Employers is a special designation that recognizes Saskatchewan employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Today Mediacorp Canada named Saskatchewan Polytechnic as one of these employers.

tags: News, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Organizational effectiveness


Saskatchewan Polytechnic wins provincial and national Canadian Forces Liaison Council Employer Support Awards

Saskatchewan Polytechnic wins provincial and national Canadian Forces Liaison Council Employer Support Awards

Communications and Marketing - February 17, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic wins provincial and national Canadian Forces Liaison Council Employer Support Awards Sask Polytech employee and Reservist Lieutenant Colonel Guinevere Bourque wrote the nomination. Saskatchewan Polytechnic strives to put students first in everything it does. But as an employer of choice, Sask Polytech recognizes one of the best ways to help students succeed is by supporting our faculty and staff. For Guinevere Bourque, the support she has received to pursue her military career alongside her professional career has been remarkable. So much so that she was moved to nominate Sask Polytech for the Canadian Forces Liaison Council Employer Support Awards.

tags: News, Saskatoon, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence, Organizational effectiveness


2016 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

2016 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

Communications and Marketing - November 10, 2016

Saskatchewan Polytechnic will become Canada’s top choice polytechnic thanks to the hard work and dedication our employees put towards finding innovation solutions and helping students succeed in achieving their educational and career goals. Every year employees from each campus city are recognized for going above and beyond to support our vision and values and ensure Sask Polytech continues to be a recognized leader in the development and delivery of skills and technical training.

tags: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Successful careers, Organizational effectiveness


Say thanks. Give thanks.

Say thanks. Give thanks.

Communications and Marketing - October 17, 2016

A simple thank you is vital component of employee engagement. Saying thank you is a really easy thing to do and often has a huge impact on the person you are thanking. This is exactly why the employee engagement working group wants to inspire more people to say thank you more often.

tags: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Pursuing excellence, Organizational effectiveness


Aboriginal Awareness Training develops deeper respect, greater understanding and better workplaces

Aboriginal Awareness Training develops deeper respect, greater understanding and better workplaces

Communications and Marketing - June 20, 2016

New employee sessions begin in September and will run throughout the year Being respectful in the workplace can mean many things, but at Saskatchewan Polytechnic we have defined it to mean that we care about one another. Looking to foster more compassion and empathy amongst colleagues, the Human Resources department has refreshed our Aboriginal Awareness Training program that is open to current full-time or part-time staff. Sask Polytech has been offering Aboriginal Awareness Training in different capacities since 2003.

tags: Aboriginal, Successful careers, Organizational effectiveness


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