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Today is International Women’s Day, a holiday that originated as a way of recognizing working women and promoting fair and safe working conditions. Many women across the globe face the most basic issues with respect to the conditions in which they work. In the US, we are lucky to have made great strides in this area, most recently with the passing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009. However, we still have a way to go to create the type of work environment that will provide the best…Continue
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More than 109,000 people have pledged to stay home this week. It's all part of National Telework Week. The 3rd annual experiment allows agencies to test telework strategies for one week. …Continue
With Telework Week fast approaching on March 4th and the leaked memo from Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, turning back the clock on workplace flexibility, it seems like a good time to comment on the twin concepts of “connection” and “innovation.” Whatever Mayer’s real motivation for wanting to bring the Yahoo workforce back into the office, her stated goals include promoting the idea that people are more creative when they interact in person, both through formal and unplanned meetings. Is there is…Continue
This just in an ailing company has decided that banning telework is the way to get themselves back on track.
Yahoo! released a memo last week that tells employees that telework is no longer acceptable and that employees need to physically be in the office in order to effectively collaborate and communicate.…Continue
Telework Week 2013 is just around the corner. Unfortunately, for federal agencies and taxpayers alike, creating a remote work environment has not arrived fast…Continue
Teleworking is awesome…but there are tricks to the trade. Whether you are teleworking all the time or just 1-2 days a week, there are some common tips to being a great teleworker.Continue
Joshua, in your recent blog you asked for response to the question, “Is remote work, too remote?” You accurately detailed many of challenges that are faced during the transition from a physical office to some form of remote work.
After having spent more than a decade as a remote worker, my answer to your question is,…Continue
When the Telework Enhancement Act (TEA) became law in December 2010 proponents of working remotely had good reason to cheer. Yet today most telework programs at federal agencies still…Continue
Throughout the month of December, GovLoop has been reviewing the year in government technology – everything from BYOD to…
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Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service…Continue
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The Office of Personnel Management estimates that one-third of the almost 300,000 federal employees, including emergency staff in the DC metro area telework when government buildings are closed because of weather.
That's a huge increase from the 8% of federal employees who telework on a weekly basis. So could Hurricane Sandy…Continue
Originally posted on TechSource by Dan Klanderman
We’ve seen it coming for years, and in fact, planned on this disruption to the federal workforce. Yet, the federal retirement tsunami is still causing a disturbance in federal agencies, as a large population of federal employees reach retirement age concurrently.
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What do you think of when you hear "telework"? You might be thinking pajamas, your favorite seat o n your sofa, time near your cat, and homemade lunches, but as Christina…Continue
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GovLoop, in partnership with HP, recently launched a telework calculator. The calculator will help you state your case to your supervisor, and show the potential cost savings by teleworking.
Be sure to visit the calculator to run your…