Instructor (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, AB – December 10, 2015
Doing Safety Training for a number of different courses, everyday was a learning experience dealing with students, management was good, hardest part of the job some time was extra long days, most enjoyable part of the job was meeting people from all over the world.
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, AB – October 2, 2015
Pros: Home life was important and family came first
Cons: change over of staff
There was a great understanding between management and the employees that home life was a huge importance everyone. I was always given opportunities to advance my education that would help with my daily requirements at work.
Facilitator/Instructor Computer Programs (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, AB – June 23, 2014
Pros: self directed teaching position with many supportive coordinators
Cons: time management was needed in this compact course ts to achieve certifications for students.
This position allowed me to present core course as per the community calendar as well as improvise and add new material as it became available, eg. wordperfect 5.0 was updated during a course and became wp 6.0 within a week. Highly motivated students enhanced the teaching experience.
Computer Instructor (Current Employee), Fort McMurray, AB – June 3, 2014
Training is a complex activity that requires planning. Design and preparation usually takes more time than delivery of the materials. It is rewarding to know that my students enjoy my class, feel more confident working with computers and are not embarrassed to make mistakes. At the end of my courses, they leave feeling motivated, fearless and willing to apply what they have learned in the real world. This is a challenging field that demands constant upgrading. I do my job with excitement and enthusiasm! Training is a very interactive process in which I also learned from my students.
SKILL Centre Tutor (Current Employee), Fort McMurray, AB – August 26, 2013
A great place to work assisting students to achieve their academic and personal goals, a fantastic group of co-workers dedicated to student-centred success. Learned valuable computer skills and gained a lot of experience working as a tutor in a college setting. Supportive management and much encouragement to take initiative. Greatest challenge was learning novel computer software.
University Studies Biology Instructor (Former Employee), Fort McMurray – January 22, 2013
Pros: work independantly most of the time
Cons: when bosses try to manage, they fail miserably
Can be a nice place to work. However, the management has little respect for employees and is ill equiped to steer the boat. The management is also all-powerful and can do as they please without recourse - there is no oversight committee and people work in fear.