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“Wow. You know you’ve made it when you get to work from home,’” my sister told me. I’ll be the first to admit that I was very excited about the idea of teleworking; I made sure to have all of my paperwork turned in so I could start as soon as I was allowed. That... Read more »
What do the government’s tech bosses want? George DelPrete, a principal with the professional services network Grant Thornton, has the answers. For the 25th consecutive year, Grant Thornton and the Professional Services Council released their annual federal CIO survey, revealing the issues that concern the government’s CIOs the most. In an interview with Chris Dorobek... Read more »
As we move forward into 2015, there are changes in the air. A new way of doing our jobs and an economical way of running the government. Teleworking is a new and exciting challenge that we are embracing and loving it! Although teleworking isn't for everyone, those who take on the challenge are pretty content... Read more »
At my job in the 1900s (you guess the decade), my supervisor told us that she wouldn’t approve our working from home anymore. That was too bad, because I always accomplished much more from my den than I did in the office. I didn’t have the distractions, and amazingly, I had the discipline to to... Read more »
As a teleworker for over twenty-five years, I know the pros and cons of working out of your home. All of the advantages of telecommuting are really dependent on the ability to do it wisely. Confession: When I first started I worked out of my basement. To set the focus, I would walk out the... Read more »
By Charmaine Richman, PhD, Program Manager With Labor Day weekend over, it’s full steam ahead for government agencies and those who support them. For some, telework will be part of the mix as teams manage the fiscal year-end rush. Recently I started supporting a federal agency where telework is encouraged and systems are in... Read more »
Do you think you have multitasking virtual team members? Is your vision of virtual workers one of partial attention to work tasks while making an Italian meal, coaching little league soccer, or updating Facebook pages? If so, you probably will issue a schlep back to the office order like the now infamous request from Yahoo’s... Read more »
I just wanted to chime in regarding the Federal retirement claims dropping by 57% from January 2012 to December 2012. Times ARE changing! I enjoy studying generations and several years ago predictions about the Baby Boomer generation was "all the rage." Now the time has come and I find what is taking place fascinating. However,... Read more »