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Employer Terms & Conditions

Guidelines for Ethical Recruitment

Seneca College Career Development is a member of the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE), and adheres to the Guidelines for Ethical Recruitment at Post-Secondary Educational Institutions and expects our employer partners to do so as well.

Employers utilizing the services provided by the Seneca College Career Development department must abide by the following Terms and Conditions. The Career Development department reserves the right to refuse any person or organization use of its services.

The Career Development department requires employers who use its services to adhere to the Employment Standards Act, The Ontario Human Rights Code, Occupational Health & Safety Act and Seneca College's Discrimination and Harassment Policies and Procedures in their recruitment and employment practices.

Job Postings and Employment Opportunities

Employers must provide the following information in order to post a job opportunity on our job posting website. Failure to do so may result in the job posting not being approved:

  • name of organization with full mailing address and phone number
  • full name of contact person with phone number and email address
  • an adequate description of the nature of the position being offered and the type of job (e.g., full time permanent, contract, volunteer, etc.)

Recruitment Agencies and Third Party recruiters may be required to provide the name of the organization for which they are recruiting. This information will be kept confidential, and will not be disclosed in the job posting.

Seneca College Career Development will not accept the following types of employment:

  • work that is pyramid-type or multi-level marketing (MLM) in nature, or work for organizations that are pyramid-type or multi-level marketing (MLM) in structure
  • work which requires the purchase of a service/product, requires a monetary deposit or similar, as a condition of employment
  • work involving unpaid or reduced pay for training (with the exception of registered nonprofit and charitable organizations)
  • work involving credit in lieu of pay
  • employment contracts or franchise contracts which charge a fee (ie: certification fee, licencing fee, equipment purchase, initial investment in a company)

Refusal of Service

Seneca College Career Development reserves the right to remove or refuse any employer conducting recruitment on campus or job postings where:

  • non-compliance with these terms and conditions has occurred
  • incorrect or misleading information has been provided
  • there are founded complaints from students or college personnel regarding unethical recruitment practices
  • the employment opportunity is considered by the Seneca College Career Development department to not represent a viable work opportunity for the students
  • the behaviour or conduct of an employer in their involvement with the college represents unethical recruitment conduct and/or is deemed contrary to Seneca College Career Development policies and practices

Seneca College Career Development will not be liable to employers with respect to any loss or damage which may have resulted directly or indirectly in regard to the services supplied by the Career Development department.