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Training & Resources
It is important for teleworking employees and their managers to have the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to succeed.

Telework Training

OPM offers interactive telework courses for employees and managers.  Telework 101 for Employees teaches employees strategies for teleworking efficiently, staying "plugged in" to the office, and managing interactions with co-workers and customers.  Telework 101 for Managers walks managers through the process of developing a program, selecting employees for telework, and managing effectively in a telework environment. Agencies can also download the Telework 101 for Employees SCORM package and the Telework 101 for Managers SCORM package.

Telework FAQs

The Telework FAQs are designed to assist individuals in finding answers to general questions promptly.  You can refine your search of FAQs by audiences—Employees, Manager, & Telework Coordinators.   If you have individualized concerns, we ask that you contact your agency’s telework coordinator.  To find your Telework Coordinator, search OPM’s Work-Life Contact Tool.

Federal Resources

News & Announcements

Jul 12

Telework Guidance during the Metro SafeTrack Project

In response to the Metro SafeTrack project, agencies should review their policies and procedures on the use of workplace flexibilities, including telework, to help mitigate commuting disruptions for their workforce.  To help agencies during this time, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management issued Guidance on the Use of Telework during Metro SafeTrack Project.

Apr 12

NEW Training Available: Introduction to Leave, Workplace Flexibilities, and Work-Life Program

The Introduction to Leave, Work-Life, and Workplace Flexibilities course is now available on HR University.  This online training is designed for managers and employees seeking to understand, access, and use the vast resources and flexible workplace options available in the Federal Government.

Additionally, OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert recently released the New HR University Course Supports Workplace Flexibilities blog in recognition of this training and on the subjects of National Women’s History Month, Work-Life, and Workplace Flexibilities.

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