Work/Home life
Rights and Responsibilities
Meetings
Etiquette
WWYD?
100
What should you consider when using a cell phone at work?
It's not appropriate unless it's a work phone
100
Name 2 rights an employee has:
-instruction/training -supervision -refuse work if it's unsafe what else?
100
What should you do when you're meeting someone for the first time?
Stand, and offer a handshake if initiated by the higher-ranking individual.
100
When addressing your supervisor or other colleagues, what do you call them by? First name? Mr./Ms with last name?
Mr./Ms. with a last name unless otherwise directed.
100
Your coworker cracks a joke that is racist/sexist
You tell me!
200
What do you do if a friend comes to your work while you're working?
You can talk with them briefly, and explain that you're working and need to focus on what you're doing.
200
What's the name of the organization you can talk to if your boss won't pay you overtime that you're due?
Employment Standards
200
When should you arrive for an interview?
10 minutes early
200
What's an appropriate situation that you might send a thank-you note or letter?
Thanking for a favour, or experience (like your work placement!)
200
Who do you call if you're sick for work?
You tell me!
300
Is it ok if your boss asks you to grab dinner with them before a training session with new staff?
You tell me!
300
What length of break is required for a 10 hour shift?
30 minutes, unpaid
300
What could you say as you leave a first meeting or interview?
Nice to meet you Thanks for your time, etc.
300
When is it OK to pull out someone's chair for them?
Never in a work setting!
300
You see a coworker take a pair of worksite gloves and a couple packs of batteries and put them in their backpack at the end of the day. What do you do and why?
You tell me!
400
Is it legal to have a relationship with your work supervisor?
Yes if you are over 18, but they might get fired (depends on HR policy)
400
What can your employer do if you don't give them enough written notice (one week for employees between 6 months up to a year, more after that)?
They can withhold some wages (one week) if agreed on by the employee. If they don't agree, they pay it to Employment Standards that holds that money while it's under investigation.
400
How many hours is your work placement?
90! (45 for a half-course)
400
Is it ok to put a work call on speakerphone?
Only if you ask first and they are ok with it!
400
What's the name of the organization that is in charge of safety in town?
What is the Worker's Compensation Health and Safety Board
500
Describe the appropriate dress code for your job placement
You tell me!
500
Name four different types or categories of hazards that might be at a work place, and an example of each.
Biological Physical Work Organization Chemical Safety Ergonomic
500
If you find yourself getting emotional or upset during a meeting, what should you do?
You tell me!
500
What should you not do on a work computer?
Surf the web, do personal emails, etc.
500
Your supervisor loses their temper on a weekly basis and yells at you for minor mistakes. What would you do?
You tell me!
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