Remote new employee learning plan
VCU is unlike any university you've ever seen. We are so glad you're here. As a remote employee, there are a few things you should know:
- VCU Mission and History: Read this to gain a better understanding of VCU’s mission and rich history.
- VCU Facts and Rankings: Review this for facts and impressive ranking information.
- VCU State of the University Address 2020: Watch this video. Think about what stands out to you. Plan to discuss this with your manager.
- What makes VCU distinctive?: Watch this videos to hear from faculty and students about what makes VCU special.
- Great Place HR Redesign: Hear from VCU employees about what makes VCU a Great Place to Work.
- Ask ALEX digital benefits decision tool: ALEX for VCU is an interactive benefits counselor for Faculty Members & University and Academic Professionals. Access the ALEX Tool to help you make decisions on health coverage, flexible spending, retirement benefits, life insurance, and disability coverage.
- A to Z List of benefits: This is to a cumulative list of benefits-related information.
- Enroll in benefits: Learn more about benefits enrollment.
- New Faculty benefits guide: Provides instructions and enrollment forms for Faculty.
Training and policy review
- Employee training and VCU policies: Complete all training activities and review all policies within the timeframes outlined on this page.
- Talent@VCU: Read more about the learning management system for VCU employees.
- Leave calculator: Employees may look at their leave balances here.
- Great Place HR Policy: Learn more about the Great Place HR project.
- Inside HR: Managers one-stop-shop for HR actions.
Successfully working remotely
- VCU telework resources: Learn about systems and software to keep you connected.
- Chair yoga: Sitting for too long? Learn how to do yoga from your desk chair.
LinkedIn Learning videos on working remotely
- Video: On-boarding as a remote employee
- Video: Expectations with your remote manager
- Video: Building rapport with remote colleagues
- Video: Successful remote meetings
- Video: Managing conflict
- Video: Succeeding as a remote employee
- Video: Building culture in your remote team
- VCU Alerts: View the latest alerts sent to the VCU community.
- HR Work, Life and Well-being blog: Read blog posts about work/life balance at VCU. Sign up to receive posts straight to your inbox by entering your email address in the "subscribe" box on the blog home page.