Bullying isn’t just confined to the playground, you know. In fact, research suggests that almost three-quarters of us have experienced workplace bullying in some form or another, either as a victim or a witness to it. And bullying doesn’t have to be physical violence either – it usually amounts to verbal, written, or social harassment of some sort. In the workplace, anyone can be on the receiving end of bullying. People may become targets because they are highly skilled, smart or charming, and that threatens the bully. So, we’re all at risk and need to take steps to detect and eliminate bullying behavior. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand the role of HR • Respond to bullying • Protect employees from bullying and violence Why take this course? If you work in HR, it’s the primary purpose of your team to ensure a solid, compliant work environment. That means improving efforts to eradicate workplace bullying. This can be achieved by simple steps such as taking harassment training and having a zero-tolerance approach to bullying and violence. Find out how to implement these steps and more during this course. 10 mins | SCORM | Workbook
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.