Posts Tagged: USPTO

Don’t Have Any Work To Do?

  After reading a recent article from Government Executive, This May Be the Worst Abuse of Federal Telework Ever, I started reflecting on who is at fault when government agencies waste your tax dollars. The article talked about how several employees at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) were spending their telework days doing… Read more »

Did You Telework Today?

Did today’s ice sheet over DC cause you to wish your agency supported teleworking? It’s now encouraged by law, but how do agencies actually get it implemented? The IBM Center has released a new report examining the experiences of four pioneering agencies and what they learned, so you don’t have to! There are enormous benefits… Read more »

Secretary Locke and Tim Brant Highlight Commerce’s Kickoff

The U.S. Department of Commerce officially started their 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) on November 2, with a kickoff in their Hoover Building. Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke, provided remarks that encouraged his fellow employees to support the CFC this year. “Due to the economy charitable giving is down, that’s why it is so critical… Read more »