An educational hub for Canada’s Information Technology sector
TECHNATION’s Career Ready program has launched a Learning Management System which features e-learning modules, tools, and resources to provide support to better lead and manage student employees. These topics were created by a diverse stakeholder group comprised of information technology employers and industry organizations to provide a relevant and practical educational platform accessible to all.
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Employer Ready Programs
This module will teach you how to ensure a successful student employee onboarding process by following the three onboarding stages – pre-boarding, orientation, and onboarding.
This module introduces you to the Performance Management life cycle and clarifies the objectives of successful Performance Management.
This module introduces you to the Recruitment process and readies you to hire the best fit student employees.
Building Your Network
This module introduces the basics of why and how to build your network and connections, whether remotely or in person. Through scenarios and animated videos, you’ll learn how to increase your connections and make strategic decisions about how and when to engage that network. The module also provides additional resources to enhance the process. By … Continued
Enhancing the Student Work Placement Experience
This module focuses on how to use your network and connections to collaborate with other organizations and use a structured approach to hiring student employees. Interactive activities, animated videos, different scenarios and helpful resources will guide you along the process of creating a program-like structure and enhancing each aspect of the student work placement experience. … Continued
Accessibility at Work
This module focuses on how to create a more accessible workplace for everyone. Interactive activities, animated videos, different scenarios and helpful resources will guide you along the process of creating a more accessible workplace for everyone, while learning some important facts about accommodations in the workplace. Having a structured meeting agenda with moderator Regular check-in’s … Continued
This module introduces the basics of how an employer or manager may give effective feedback to their employees. Through scenarios and animated videos, you’ll learn how to create a culture of feedback in the workplace, allowing your employees to grow and feel comfortable with conversations related to improving performance. The module also provides several resources … Continued
This course helps employers build a mentorship program in their workplace. Using a scenario based storyline, you will follow Motolani, an employer for a technology company, as he makes the necessary decisions to build mentee-mentor relationships that work. Engaging interactions and animated videos will help you guide Motolani’s decision making along the way You will … Continued
Mental Health in the Workplace
Welcome to the Employer Ready module on ‘Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace’. For many managers, mental health in the workplace is a topic that they are reluctant to address, due to misconceptions that discussing mental health is a personal affair. This course seeks to destigmatize this myth, and provide actionable tips to managers to … Continued
Recognizing Stress and Preventing Burnout in the Workplace
Welcome to the Employer Ready module on Recognizing Stress and Preventing Burnout in the Workplace. In order to have an efficient workplace, it’s essential for employers to create an environment that can take action against workplace stressors that hurt productivity. It’s important to recognize and prevent workplace stressors, implement solutions and evaluate and iterate solutions … Continued
Supporting the Development of your Team
Welcome to the Employer Ready module on Supporting the Development of Your Team! The employees on your team seek opportunities for growth in their careers. This module will support you in learning how to take a coaching approach to managing your employees. You’ll learn the 70:20:10 Principle and how it can guide your team’s learning and … Continued
Accessible Hiring Practices in the Workplace
Welcome to the module and thank you for learning about accessible hiring practices in the workplace. This module will give you the skills you need to expand your candidate pool with inclusive interviewing procedures. In creating accessible hiring practices, it’s important to: