One of the most important skills that you must develop to perform high-quality work is the ability to pay attention to detail. Paying attention to detail is necessary to effectively complete different types of tasks, from writing articles to preparing financial statements. Hence, individuals of all professions would benefit from developing their detail orientation. The first step is identifying the habits and systems that you can build to improve your attention to detail. This will allow you to make lasting improvements rather than short-term ones. This course is the first in a series of four courses on improving detail orientation, and it will teach you some of these habits for improving this ability in yourself as well as helping your employees/colleagues develop it. Learning objectives: – Learn the importance of paying attention to detail – Learn the two types of detail-oriented people – Learn the right way of approaching detail orientation – Learn tips for showing that you are detail-oriented in your resume – Learn how to reduce errors when you are multitasking – Learn how to ensure that your team pays attention to detail – Learn how to reduce grammatical errors in your writing – Understand why defining right and wrong for a particular task helps you improve your attention to detail – Learn the importance of creating a checklist to help you pay attention to details – Learn how to create an effective checklist for quality control
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.