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Workplace Essentials Skills Training (WEST)

This guide provides Library support to students in Workplace Essentials Skills Training programs.

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LibrarySearch: Introduction

Workplace Communication

Here is a list of words and phrases to consider when searching for information related to workplace communication:

workplace relationships

workplace communication

"teams in the workplace"

"interpersonal communication" workplace

"interpersonal relations" workplace

conflict management

workplace conflict

business etiquette

What We Did in Class: Workplace Attitudes and Safety

Brainstorm Concepts for Workplace Attitudes

  • workplace behaviour


Brainstorm Concepts for Workplace Safety

  • worksite safety
  • international safety symbols
  • WHMIS OR "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System"
  • heavy equipment safety
  • fall protection
  • food safety


Google Search Tips

  • Find an exact phrase by using quotations around a phrase to keep the words together:

"customer service"

"conflict management"

  • Find results that contain both search terms by using + between the terms:

jobs + employment

  • Find results that contain one of several words by using OR between the terms:

workplace communication OR conflict management

  • Find results with similar words by using a ~ before a word:

work ~communication

This will find results including work and words such as, communication, communicate, or communicating.

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