Many things in life involve feedback, like your school reports for example. The feedback from your teachers gave you a good idea of whether you were doing ok, or if you “must try harder”! Without feedback, it’s difficult to decide if you’re on the right track, or completing tasks as they should be, so this makes it an essential part of achieving goals. Effective feedback is essential in the workplace. It keeps employees firing on all cylinders – making sure they’re continually learning and developing – and adds value to their business. Without effective feedback, relationships can be damaged, employees can lose focus, and common mistakes can be made over and again. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand what effective feedback is • Identify the benefits of effective feedback • Give effective feedback Why take this course? If you’re coaching work colleagues or employees, it’s vitally important to give them effective feedback. It can help save time in correcting mistakes and prevent further mistakes from being made. This course will explain what effective feedback is, how to give it successfully, and why giving effective feedback is so important. 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.