Mangers Can Foster Productivity Through Considered Engagement

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The workplace is less happy than ever. New evidence from Gallup suggests that employee engagement is at an historic low. How should we respond to this challenge? We know managers are a crucial element regarding employee wellness and employee engagement – in fact managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement- […]

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Facilitator Spotlight: Gary Spencer

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As the Principal Consultant with GT Spencer & Associates and part-time teacher with St. Lawrence College, Gary brings 35 years of safety experience in various fields including construction, heavy steel manufacturing, food services, and logistics & distribution. He currently provides training in several areas, including WHIMS, Confined Space Awareness, Scaffolding and Ladders, Occupational Health and […]

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Program Developer and Facilitator Gains Attention of ‘Jamie’s Food Revolution’

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Oliver Wolfe (left) and Jenny Spring are excited for the Spring Farm's growth this season. (Photo: Emily Blackman)

St. Lawrence College’s program developer and facilitator has been noticed in a big way. Jamie Olivers internationally renowned ‘Jamie’s Food Revolution’ website has highlighted our very own Jenny Spring and her initiative, The Spring Farm. This program has gained notoriety for connecting students, inmates and communities through locally grown organic food. This 10-acre farm located […]

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Are you between 15 and 30? Join our Kickstart Your Career Program!

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The Kickstart Your Career Program will provide youth (between the ages of 15 and 30 inclusive) with full-time career-related work experience by providing funding to employers and organizations who hire and help these youth transition into the labor force and gain valuable employment skills. Participants will benefit from up to 26 weeks of subsidized job […]

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Kingston Kickstart Your Career

Kickstart Your Career!

St. Lawrence College is excited to present our new program called Kingston Kickstart Your Career. This program is designed to assist youth obtain career-related work experience by providing a financial incentive to employers and organizations who hire and help youth transition into the labour force and gain skills. The program participant will be 30 years […]

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St. Lawrence College in Partnership with Kagita Mikam…

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SLC in Partnership with Kagita Mikam

Presents the Aboriginal Pathways to Employment (Ottawa) 2016 Program to help prepare you for employment. This 18-week program will provide you with the skills employers are looking for. The first three weeks will provide employability skills training, resume preparation, and certification in WHMIS, First Aid/CPR/AED and Safety Training, followed by a 15-week work experience. Earn […]

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Program Developer and Facilitator Expands the Spring Farm

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St. Lawrence College’s program developer and facilitator practices what she teaches. Jenny Spring developed an innovative college-level organic gardening course that is targeted towards inmates at Beaver Creek. “It’s a three week class and they get a college credit for it,” says Spring. “They are really into it. They are starting tomato plants indoors that they’ll […]

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Apitisawin: Customer Support Service Worker

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Apitisawin: Customer Support Service Worker (PDF) St. Lawrence College is presenting the Customer Support Service Worker Program to help prepare you for employment such as a retail associate, call centre, or food service worker. This eight-week program will provide you with the skills employers are looking for! You will graduate with well-rounded knowledge, employablility skills, […]

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Why Leadership is Important to Every Employee

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December Performance Tip

“The culture of any organization is shaped by the worst behavior the leaders are willing to tolerate.” Why Leadership is Important to Every Employee from St. Lawrence Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement

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Company Sickness Syndrome

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November Performance Tip

“A company’s fear of failure breeds the same fear among its employees creating a ‘company sickness’ and culture of anxiety,’ says Dr. Sinclaire.  “Ironically this backfires and impacts the bottom line.’ Company Sickness Syndrome from St. Lawrence Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement

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