Imagine if your birthday passed by every year without celebrations. What about graduating from high school? Passing your driving test? For most of us, the thought of never celebrating anything is a pretty bleak one. So why should it be any different in our work lives? Achievements and milestones in the workplace can be big or small. But if they are routinely getting overlooked and ignored, it can feel like…like it’s your birthday and everyone’s forgotten. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand why recognizing achievements is important • Identify when and how to celebrate successes • Create a culture of appreciation Why take this course? When employees feel that their efforts and accomplishments matter, they’re much more likely to continue working hard. They’ll feel empowered and motivated to perform at their very best, both for themselves and their teammates. If you’re a manager or team leader, this short course will help you understand how celebrating success boosts staff morale and organizational productivity. Just be sure to congratulate yourself once you’ve completed it. 15 mins | SCORM | Takeaway Tasks
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.