Do you know the magic trick where you guess which of 3 cups a ball is hidden under? Although an easy game to follow, many people become confused and end up guessing wrong. Because we rely so much on being able to see the thing we’re focusing on, when it’s out of sight we believe we lose control of it. With practice, we can learn to follow the cups carefully and keep track of the ball. It’s the same for leading a remote team. A remote team is a team of employees that work in separate places. And although you may not be able to physically see them, there are ways to regulate their workload and keep communication clear. You just need to know how to do it! By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Learn to trust “out of sight” working • Understand how to empower, trust, and avoid micromanaging your team • Build effective communication across your team • Select the best technology for your remote team Why take this course? If you’re a manager, leading a remote team means you can’t always see what everyone’s doing. But you can implement reliable systems to inspire your workers and keep them organized. This course will help you learn how to manage everyone’s workload and keep things running smoothly. 15 mins | SCORM | Takeaway Tasks
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.