As agencies adopt more technologies to improve operations, new skill sets are needed. Fortunately, telecommuting has made these skills more accessible to rural areas. Here are three things public leaders should consider when looking to leverage remote talent.
Posts Tagged: remote work
Remote offices present unique challenges for businesses. Making them feel like an office full of people is possible by changing the way some things are done.
Call it what you will: telecommuting, remote work, telework, working from home, etc. Regardless of how one labels it the truth remains the same: telework works, period! However, for remote work to be successful employers must make sure such practices are properly applied and implemented with strict standards to ensure employee accountability, high performance andRead… Read more »
Let’s face it, the Telework Enhancement Act needs to be enhanced. Beefing up the three year-old law is necessary for telework to flourish at all agencies across government. In short, remote work should be standard operating procedure by now for feds deemed eligible by their agencies. That’s why Uncle Sam’s #2 New Year’s resolution shouldRead… Read more »
It should be common knowledge by now that remote work will eventually transform the way government functions on a universal level, whether detractors of telework like it or not. However, the tedious path to government-wide implementation of remote work continues to be painfully and unacceptably slow at too many agencies. The question remains why? GovLoopRead… Read more »
Telework Week 2013 is just around the corner. Unfortunately, for federal agencies and taxpayers alike, creating a remote work environment has not arrived fast enough government-wide for all eligible employees. Therefore, the following questions merit consideration: 1) Can Uncle Sam get a grip on institutionalizing telework for all eligible employees? 2) Would mandatory and uniformRead… Read more »