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Telework News

Could your new office be the beach?

Aided by technology—and self-employment—a growing number of people are actually working from the beach. Seriously.

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 02:15pm EDT

Congress drives the point home on telework

The House approved a bill that would create government-wide regulations for teleworking.

Tuesday - 07/20/2010, 06:00am EDT

Sarbanes touts the advantages of telework

Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) explains why he thinks the Telework Improvements Act will benefit the federal government.

Friday - 07/16/2010, 02:27pm EDT
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Teleworking: Trust But Verify?

If Congress has its way you soon may be telecommuting at least one day a week. So what's the timetable and how's it supposed to work? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has some of the answers!

Friday - 07/16/2010, 04:00am EDT

Teleworking & Two-Way Wrist Radios

What does teleworking in government have to do with those two-way wrist radios of the 1950s? More than you think according to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Thursday - 07/15/2010, 04:00am EDT

Teleworking: What Are Your Odds?

Could the people in your office be trusted to get the job done if they were allowed to work from home? Would stepped up teleworking boost productivity and reduce traffic, or simply result in more daytime TV watchers? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says today's a red letter day for wannabeteleworkers.

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 04:00am EDT

More feds will telework soon

This week, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks with Jessica Klement of the Federal Managers Association about why she feels telework is here to stay, no matter how Congress votes late Wednesday.

Tuesday - 07/13/2010, 04:16pm EDT
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Round two for telework bill

Having failed to gain passage in late May, Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes is predicting success this time for his bill to expand teleworking in the federal government. Sarbanes' bill could be considered by the full House as early as Wednesday.

Tuesday - 07/13/2010, 06:30am EDT
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At-home Agent: telework on vitamins

The differences between federal workers and the private sector can be seen in the way they look at telework.

Sunday - 07/11/2010, 03:44pm EDT

Manager buy-in remains the biggest telework challenge

Experts say nothing will matter unless agency managers buy-in to the idea that telework is an operational advantage.

Friday - 07/09/2010, 02:45pm EDT

OPM study on workplace flexibility moves forward

OPM's new study is focused on workplace flexibility, but what are they hoping to learn?

Friday - 07/09/2010, 10:40am EDT
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Manager buy-in remains the biggest telework challenge

The next challenge for supporters of teleworking in the government has nothing to do with laptops, laws or cybersecurity. Instead, experts say that challenge will be to convince the recalcitrant manager in the office down the hall, who doesn't like the idea.

Friday - 07/09/2010, 06:44am EDT
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Battening down the telework hatches

In case of emergency, do you know what your telework options are? OPM says NOW is the time to find out.

Tuesday - 07/06/2010, 02:38pm EDT

Telework needs work

A new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton outlines the importance of telework, and what the federal government can do to increase the amount of feds to telecommute. We get details from Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President Abe Zwany.

Thursday - 07/01/2010, 09:40am EDT
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VA ready to kick the virtual tires

Veterans Affairs is looking for a virtual call center prototype.

Friday - 06/25/2010, 07:09pm EDT

Once Upon a Time in Teleworkland

Telework's beginning as an emergency response has a happy ending.

Thursday - 06/17/2010, 06:18pm EDT

CDC honored for its healthy telework program

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention take home a Tele-Vision Award.

Monday - 06/14/2010, 10:35am EDT

Better balance comes with telework

Not surprising: Telecommuters balance work and family life better than office workers. Surprising: Even while sometimes squeezing in a couple extra days' worth of work each week.

Monday - 06/07/2010, 02:39am EDT

Voinovich: hiring reforms will take an act of law

Congress remains serious about federal hiring reform, and about telework. Senator George Voinovich weighs in with the legislative outlook.

Tuesday - 06/01/2010, 10:52am EDT
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