Your ability to concentrate on the task at hand for an extended period of time is the most important skill for being able to pay close attention to detail. This is especially true nowadays when we are surrounded by technology which serves as a constant source of distraction. Not only are you more likely to make errors when you are distracted, the details of your task may also slip through the cracks. Therefore, this course will explore strategies for improving your ability to concentrate. One of the videos also provides strategies for being focused while working remotely, helping you navigate the distractions in your home. Learning objectives: – Learn the importance of building focus, especially for developing your detail orientation – Learn five strategies to stay focused on a task – Learn about concentration-building strategies specific to working from home – Learn three questions to ask yourself to decide whether or not to keep an app on your phone – Learn strategies to be less distracted by the apps on your phone
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.