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Telework News

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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OPM tests letting feds work without a schedule

During this Public Service Recognition Week, officials across the federal government are aware of the need to attract and retain the best and brightest workers. But how do you do that for a new generation of workers who have expectations and needs beyond a paycheck and some good benefits? The Office of Personnel Management offered details on one of their new workplace initiatives for a Senate committee on Tuesday.

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 07:50am EDT
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Teleworking, AWS & The Reluctant Boss

When it comes to teleworking, is your boss with the program or is he or she still waiting to celebrate the 21st century? Congress is looking for been-there-done-that teleworking experience and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has examples of what does and does not work.

Friday - 04/30/2010, 04:00am EDT

White House promising more attention to 508

Special advisor the President Kareem Dale is refocusing agency efforts to make sure Web sites and other technology meets the accessibility law. The CIO Council also is looking at technology issues for people with disabilities. Dale says Justice also is working on a new survey of how agencies are complying with Section 508.

Thursday - 04/29/2010, 06:42am EDT
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Feds learning sustainability begins with them

OPM, GSA, Interior hold fair in Washington to educate employees about being greener. GSA administrator Johnson says it takes a collaborative approach to be more efficient. OPM director Berry calls for more telework to save energy.

Friday - 04/23/2010, 06:58am EDT
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Teleworking: Anecdotal to Actuality

Friday and Monday are the most popular telework days in government. So are you doing your thing from your home computer or are you at work work? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's got the latest saga in the telework marathon.

Friday - 04/23/2010, 04:00am EDT

GSA lays out telework strategy

Phase 1 has already begun in expanding telework in the federal government.

Monday - 04/19/2010, 02:57am EDT
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