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Teleworking
has never been more important.
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Online Training

Through web-based training, OPM covers the essentials of telework to ensure that all Federal employees have access to the training they need to be motivated and effective teleworkers. Telework 101 for Employees and Telework 101 for Managers are available on OPM’s Manager’s Corner, a site that contains a wide array of tools, training courses, and resources to assist in enhancing HR related technical and leadership competencies for all Federal leaders — supervisors, managers and executives.

Find Agency Coordinators

Whether you want to telework, are currently teleworking, or are managing teleworkers—if you have questions about telework, your best resource is your agency Telework Coordinators and Telework Managing Officer.

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Telework Report to Congress

The report shows that a growing number of agencies use telework as a strategic tool and are poised to achieve significant cost savings while meeting goals, achieving mission, and serving the American people.

If I am a new Federal employee, can I start teleworking immediately?

News & Announcements

Sep 06

Employee Engagement On the Move

OPM's Rebecca Ayers recently released the Employee Engagement On the Move blog. She discusses how as more and more of our colleagues telework or work remotely, it's even more important that we find ways to make them fully included partners in the work we do every day, and offers tips you can use to engage your remote workforce.

Aug 11

Human Resources Flexibilities for Severe Weather, Natural Disaster, and other Emergency Situations Memo

With NOAA’s prediction of a potentially active hurricane season, it remains critical that agencies be familiar with the wide range of Human Resources (HR) policies and flexibilities currently available to assist Federal employees affected by severe weather, natural disasters, and other emergency situations and make advance preparations in case use of these flexibilities should become necessary.

Read the Human Resources Flexibilities for Severe Weather, Natural Disaster, and other Emergency Situations Memo to learn about related telework, pay & leave benefits, Emergency Leave Transfer Program (ELTP), emergency critical hiring, and more.

More Announcements

Attracting and retaining employees who are more productive and engaged through flexible workplace policies is not just good for business or for our economy – it’s good for our families and our future.”
President Barack Obama