PlacePro Quick Guide

  1. Log in to placeprocanada.com 
    • This site is best viewed in Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox. (Do not use Google Chrome as you will have compatibility issues.)
  2. Click Student Login (If the login screen does not appear, you may need to disable a pop-up blocker).

PlacePro homepage

First Time User

  1. Initial log in:

    • Your first initial, last name and last five digits of your I.D. # (e.g., JSmith23456)

    • Leave the password field blank.

    • Enter skpolytech in the Student Access Code.

  2. Click Login

  3. Click I ACCEPT……… to agree to the terms of the student agreement and continue.

  4. Profile - Personal Information

    • Choose a new log in and password. The email address you enter here must be your Sask Polytech email.

    • Handouts are available in the Co-op Office that provide instructions for setting your Sask Polytech email to come to your phone.

  5. Save Profile. If you make any changes to your information, you must click Save Profile.

Returning User

  1. Enter the login and password you created previously. The student access code is skpolytech.
    • If you are unable to remember your login and password, click “Forgot password” and an email will be sent to you or contact the Co-op Office.
  2. Click Login
    • Update your email address to your Sask Polytech email.
    • Handouts are available in the Co-op Office that provide instructions for setting your Sask Polytech email to come to your phone.
  1. Click on My Documents/Portfolio to upload your cover letter, resume and documents into PlacePro.

    • Do not select For Review when uploading your documents. The Co-op office will upload a copy of your transcript.

  2. Click Browse and select the document you saved on your local computer.

  3. Select the type of document from the drop down list (e.g., resume, cover letter).

  4. Click Upload and wait until the file is converted to pdf. (You will see (Converting…) next to the document.)

  5. Your documents will appear under Document(s) on File. Click on the name of the document to view and check for content and/or formatting errors. If there are any, you will have to go back to your original document, correct the errors, save your document and upload again by clicking on Replace.

 

Check the job listings frequently as new jobs may become available daily.

  1. To view jobs, click on Jobs Search at the top of the page.

  2. Click Search.

    • This will display a list of jobs available to you. The jobs can also be sorted by: Company Name, Date Posted and Deadline Date (Sort by:).

  3. Click on the company name to view the entire job description. 

 
A separate portfolio is required for each job that you apply to.
  1. Select Portfolio at the top of the screen.
  2. Click on New Portfolio and select the documents that you wish to include for that job.
  3. Number the documents (this is the order the potential employer will see them).
    • e.g., 1. Cover Letter, 2. Resume, 3. Transcript, 4. Letter(s) of Recommendation, 5. Art work/Drawings/Drivers abstract (if requested)
  4. Name your Portfolio.
    • When naming your portfolio, it is helpful to include the company name and job title/job number, e.g., “SaskPower #12775 Draftsperson”. This makes it easier to select the correct portfolio when applying for the job.
  5. Finish and Save

A new updated cover letter should accompany each job application. (Your “Documents on File” should contain multiple cover letters - one for each job you wish to apply for.)

 

Jobs close at 10 p.m. on their deadline date.

  1. Click on the Job Search tab and perform a Search. Scroll to find the job you wish to apply to.
  2. Select the portfolio you created for that job. (See instructions for creating a portfolio.)
  3. Check off the Apply box. Repeat for all other positions you are interested in applying to.
  4. Click Save and Return to Search (either at the top or bottom of page).
If you do not click save and return to search, your application will not be correctly processed.
 

After you have applied to each job, it is important that you check to ensure that the proper document was uploaded for each job and that your packet was sent.

  1. Click on the Job Search tab.
  2. Perform a Search again but this time on the Jobs with Application Status drop down menu, select You selected Apply.Your application is pending approval
  3. Click the Search button.
    • You should see all the jobs to which you have applied as well as the resume/portfolio you selected for each. You will see an icon for Pending. Once the Co-op office has sent the packets to the employer, the icon will change to Sent.
 
  1. Click on Interviews at the top of the page.
    • To sign up for an interview, check the Invitation status. If the status says Invited, you are able to sign up on the schedule. Not Invited mean you were not shortlisted for this interview.
  2. Click the Job Title to see interview details such as interviewer name, job description and any special instructions.
  3. To select a time, click Schedule and select from one of the available time slots by clicking Schedule beside your preferred time.
  4. Once you have selected your time slot, click My Interviews to return to your interview listing.
Your interview calendar will show all the interviews that you have scheduled. Check your email and PlacePro account frequently as interview invitations may appear often.

Need Help?

If you experience problems with PlacePro, contact your co-op coordinator or one of our program assistants at 306-691-8324. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.