Posts Tagged: HR Gov Gal

Member of the Week: Doris Tirone

Doris Tirone USDA Rural Development www.rurdev.usda.gov/mi 1. What was your path to public service/current job? I took a somewhat unconventional path in my professional journey. a. I enlisted in Navy at toward the end of the Vietnam Era and gained my first 6 years of professional experience learning what it meant to be a Military… Read more »

Why Telework Can’t Work for the Federal Government

The notion of “telework” isn’t new; it’s commonly used in the private sector for positions that involve analytical thought, professional work products, counseling, training, and the like. So why is OPM pushing it without Congressional mandate? (See FedSmith’s article titled “Telework in the Federal Government”). Unlike the profit-motivators and cost-cutting measures that stimulate this type… Read more »