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Telework News

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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Navy focuses on family matters

Vice Admiral Mark Ferguson explains how work-life balance is making the difference in retention for the Navy.

Tuesday - 06/01/2010, 10:50am EDT
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Homespun advice for the home office teleworker

A lot goes in to setting up an effective home office.

Monday - 05/31/2010, 07:40pm EDT

Static cleared over the telework bill

The Senate approves a bill designed to expand telework in the federal government. The Telework Enhancement Act would create an assumption in agencies that employees are eligible to telework. We get an update from American Banker's Jodi Schneider.

Wednesday - 05/26/2010, 11:18am EDT
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How to set up a successful home office

We talk with home office guru Cecelia Jernegan.

Friday - 05/21/2010, 04:59pm EDT
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What's next for telework and the federal government?

Alan Holmes of NextGov brings us analysis.

Tuesday - 05/18/2010, 06:41pm EDT
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Telework in the real world

"Mobile workdays" are telework's sexy side. The truth of the matter is the day to day telework grind has benefits too.

Monday - 05/17/2010, 10:57am EDT

Escape the Monday Dead Zone

Thanks to alternate work schedules, Mondays and Fridays are low-readership days for those of us in the fed-oriented media. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, with help from our marketing department, believes he's found a way to cash in on those Dead Zone days.

Monday - 05/17/2010, 04:00am EDT

Teleworking, FEHBP: Different Strokes!

The way you feel about teleworking or raising the age for dependent health care coverage may depend on whether your favorite ice cream flavor is Vanilla or Rocky Road. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains the different-strokes rule.

Friday - 05/14/2010, 04:00am EDT

Prediction: No more snow days for feds

To get the right people, with the right skills, in the right positions, at the right time, with the right incentives to perform the right function takes an experienced and skilled human capital manager. Jon Desenberg, policy director at The Performance Institute, has some tips.

Tuesday - 05/11/2010, 10:31am EDT
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How to make federal management more effective

Getting good results from your team is becoming more important with the administration's emphasis on results.

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 08:16pm EDT
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Focus on work/life balance could free you from the office

Federal News Radio told you about OPM's pilot program, ROWE, which would let certain feds work whenever they want, from wherever they want. The Daily Debrief has analysis as to why this program could change the way the federal government does business.

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 07:45pm EDT
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House rejects telework bill

The House on Thursday voted down HR 1722, the Telework Improvements Act. It would have greatly expand the ability of federal workers to telework. The bill failed because the measure failed to win a two-thirds majority of the lawmakers voting.

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 02:41pm EDT
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OPM's Foley details "Results Only Work Environment"

Most of the Senate Homeland Security subcommittee hearing centered on the Office of Personnel Management's new 'Results Only Work Environment' pilot program.

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 07:25pm EDT

USPTO opens up about telework success

Out of a total of approximately 5,300 PTO staffers who have both the authorization and the technical capability to telework, 91 staffers telework three days a week; 165 work two days a week from home; 2,700 who work from home one day a week; and finally 2,300 staff who are "hotelers", who do the majority of their work from their homes, and only come into PTO headquarters once a week or once every two weeks. Danette Campbell, the senior telework advisor at PTO, explains.

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 10:36am EDT
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