Knowing how we’re doing in our job is important. At any given point it’s certainly nice to know if we’re meeting expectations and if we’re delivering work at a high level of performance. Without this information, we don’t know what we need to do more of, or differently, to be a strong contributor to the team and organization. Although part of your boss’s job is to coach and give you feedback, as individuals we also have a responsibility to be proactive and get what we need to be successful—and feedback is definitely one of these things. The good news is that there are a few things we can do to get the feedback required to ensure we are doing the right things at the right time and delivering the right level of performance. By completing this course, you will be able to ask your boss for feedback on your performance. Course Result: Ask your boss for feedback on your performance. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute).
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.