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About the Employment Exit Interview Survey At Saint Mary’s University

What is the purpose of an Employment Exit Interview?

The purpose of the Employment Exit Interview Survey is to gather information to assist Saint Mary’s University retain employees, recruit new employees and to gather information on working conditions.

Who will be surveyed?

All full-time and regular part-time employees (staff), including sessionals, will be surveyed.

What questions will be asked?

You will be asked a variety of questions related to your employment with Saint Mary’s University.

What will be done with this information?

The information from the survey will be used for employment purposes. Access to data about individuals will be strictly limited to Human Resources. Data will not be put into employees’ files; it will be used to provide statistical information and reports.

Summary reports, prepared in a format such that no individual can be identified will:

  • be used by Human Resources to address deficiencies in employment;
  • provide the context and rationale for developing employment goals and timetables; and
  • continue to strive to make Saint Mary’s University an employer of choice.

How will goals be set?

The University sets its employment goals and a timetable for achieving them. Goals are flexible and will be set on the basis of operational considerations.

Do I have to participate?

You do not have to complete the survey, however it is mandatory to return the survey form. Although completing the survey is voluntary, it is the only way we can obtain accurate information about your employment experience with Saint Mary’s University. By responding to the survey you will help:

  • the University set realistic employment goals and timetables; and
  • the University meets its commitment and monitor its progress in implementing employment goals.

Where can I get more information?

Jennifer White, HR Officer (Staffing, Labour & Equity)

Human Resources Department

McNally South 114

Tel:       902-420-5563

Email:  jennifer.white@smu.ca

Web:     www.smu.ca/hr/ee

 

All inquiries will be held in confidence.