It was Neil Armstrong’s job to go to the moon in a spaceship with less computational power than a modern smartphone. He became the first brave human being to stand on the lunar surface. Your job might not be as outer worldly as Neil’s, but there may still be times you feel fear. And, there are times when you need to be brave. Examples of bravery like Neil Armstrong’s are exceptional. But everyone feels fear, particularly in the workplace. Dealing with that fear and overcoming it can help you become a better worker and improve your leadership qualities. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand how you can be brave at work • Identify the benefits of bravery in the workplace • Use strategies to beat your fear Why take this course? Whether you’re a CEO, manager, or team leader, being brave at work is an essential leadership skill. From speaking out when there’s a problem to making tough decisions, showing bravery will help your team develop respect and loyalty, leading to improved results and a happier workplace. This course will help you understand how to overcome everyday fears you may face in your job, and what the benefits of workplace bravery are. 10 mins | SCORM | Takeaway Tasks
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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.