Telework can give you more control over your schedule, more time for family and community, and freedom from the interruptions of a noisy office. But will it work for you? This course gives you a brief, practical introduction to telework. It offers tools for deciding whether telework is a good fit for you and for the specific job you hold. It teaches you strategies for teleworking efficiently, staying "plugged in" to the office, and managing your interactions with co-workers and customers.
Telework can help managers attract and retain the best qualified employees, provide them with uninterrupted blocks of time to work on key projects, and give their organization a way of functioning more effectively during crisis situations and other business interruptions. The course introduces managers to basic telework concepts. It walks managers through the process of developing a program, selecting employees for telework, and managing effectively in a telework environment.
Telework & Performance Management Part 1
This is a two part webcast on telework and performance management. OPM’s Veronica Givens provides Federal managers with the necessary tools to successfully manage employees in a virtual environment. The first part of the series focuses on key steps for developing a successful telework strategy to ensure program success.
Telework & Performance Management Part 2
This is a two part webcast on telework and performance management. OPM’s Veronica Givens provides Federal managers with the necessary tools to successfully manage employees in a virtual environment. The second part of the series demonstrates how effective performance management can lead to organizational success in a virtual environment.