Posts Tagged: telework

The Telework Cost Benefit Argument – It’s Reduced Stress; No It’s Decreased Cost

Even before our most recent March snow day, the savings to the Federal government for employees who continue to work while at home has topped $32 million, based on a study conducted by the Global Workplace Analytics and Telework Research Network and quoted in the March 3th edition of Wired Workplace. The weather this winterRead… Read more »

DorobekINSIDER LIVE: The Internet of Things for Government

A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We’re LIVE! We are doing this at least once each month this year. The idea is simple: get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared. For March’s DorobekINSIDER LIVE we are talking about the InternetRead… Read more »

Okay to Make Mistakes: Leadership in Innovation

This past Wednesday, GovLoop’s Chris Dorobek hosting another special live edition of the DorobekInsider. In it, Dorobek and his guests discussed the necessity of more innovation in government (For the full recap, click here). Lined up, we had Lena Trudeau, Associate Commissioner of the GSA’s Office of Strategic Innovation and who also runs the PresidentialRead… Read more »

Gov Should Resolve to Expand Telework ASAP in New Year

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 »

The Flexibility Test: Does Your Organization Have a Flexibility Culture?

The principal difference between the 21st century workplace and the 20th century (19th century?) work culture in which so many of us live is flexibility. While some organizations have made a commitment to an outcomes-based approach to meeting mission objectives, others are still stuck in a compliance culture that values by-the-book processes and policies overRead… Read more »

It’s a Federal Snow Day! What You Need to Know

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! Due to snow, federal agencies in, D.C. are closed Tuesday. OPM said emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements. (The information below is copied directly from OPM) Non-Emergency Employees (including employees on pre-approved paid leave) will beRead… Read more »