HALIFAX, Jan. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - ADP Canada, a leading provider of human
resources, payroll and benefits solutions, announced today a
partnership with Eastern College to bring on-the-job experience to
Beginning today, 11 Eastern College students will start a new co-op
placement at ADP's Dartmouth office following a competitive hiring
Working with ADP Customer Service Representatives, the students will be
in a position to develop relationships with businesses across Canada
and assist them in finding solutions to meet a variety of business
"This is a great opportunity for our students to gain solid work
experience assisting them in building their careers," says Debra Johns,
Vice President, Campus Operations, Eastern College. "Their placements
at ADP will give them an opportunity to roll up their sleeves and
complement their education with real work experience."
The entry level positions are a starting point for these students. After
completing the six week placement, which includes one week of
formalized training, the students will return to school to complete
their program. Upon completion, students may be offered a full-time
position at ADP.
"ADP has a long track record of supporting the Halifax community, so
partnering with Eastern College is a great fit," says Cindy Jeffrey,
Vice President, ADP Canada. "We are one of the largest and fastest
growing companies in the region and working with Eastern College gives
us direct access to some of the best and brightest students in the
Nahda Mansour graduated from Eastern College and started working at ADP
last year. "Graduating from Eastern provided me with a solid base for
starting my career," says Mansour. "Working with ADP, I have access to
the best business practices, I continue to learn every day and I get to
work with good people. I want to continue living in the Halifax area
and ADP provides me with that opportunity."
About ADP Canada
ADP Canada Co. is a leading provider of human resources, payroll and
benefits solutions that power organizations to drive business success.
ADP Canada's insightful solutions provide superior value to 45,000
clients of all sizes, allowing them to increase productivity, improve
employee retention, control costs and maintain regulatory compliance.
For more information about ADP Canada or to contact a local ADP sales
office, call us at 1 866-228-9675 or visit us at adp.ca.
SOURCE ADP Canada
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