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Government IT Networks May Not be Ready for Office Return, Survey Says

Legacy government IT systems and network infrastructure may struggle to provide the same quality as more workers return to the office.

Survey: Performance, Pressure Have Increased Among Remote Government Employees During COVID

The survey also revealed managers seem to trust employees to perform more in virtual environments.

Solid Collaboration Tools Essential to Remote, Hybrid Work

User-friendly collaboration tools that work as expected are key to remote worker satisfaction, a new survey finds.

Virtual Meetings Stymie Creative Teamwork

A new study finds that in-person teams generate more ideas than remote teams working on the same problem -- possibly because when people focus on the narrow field of vision of a screen, their thinking becomes narrower as well.

Report: Hybrid Workforce is Making Public Sector IT Management More Difficult

The trend toward more remote work is challenging public sector IT professionals.

Remote Work May Actually Be Good for Business

Working remotely doesn't negatively affect productivity. It may actually even enhance both employee and company resiliency, a new study finds.

6 in 10 Americans Would Quit Current Job for Remote Position

Work-life balance is increasingly important for today’s post-pandemic workforce.

Three Ways the Future of Work Must Change for Federal Employees

Federal officials and industry experts offered insights on what federal workplaces of the future need to look like.

Staring at An Image of Yourself on Zoom Has Serious Consequences for Mental Health – Especially for Women

Mirrors, selfies and knowing other people are looking at you all cause people to think of themselves as objects. Video calls are all three in one and are likely increasing the harms of self-objectification.

Are You Tired of Your Job or Is It Actually Burnout?

What are the signs of burnout at work and what can you do about it? An expert explains what to look for in yourself and others.

Zoom's New Security Authorization Might Soon Mean Expanded Use by Defense Components

A large number of entities were awaiting this fresh approval, a senior official confirmed.

The White House Has Details on Its Plan to Bring More Feds Back in April

Agencies across government will take on new responsibilities and offer more in-person services under Biden's new COVID-19 preparedness plan.

Back to the Office for Feds, Biden Says

The president lays out new tasks for agencies in his address, along with ideas for where that work should take place.

Survey: 58% of Working Americans Say Their Jobs Are ‘Main Source’ of Mental Health Challenges

Nearly 90% of Americans believe being in control of their work schedules, along with performance measures, could improve burnout.

Attitudes About the Future of Work Have Dramatically Changed

Now it’s time to embrace hybrid work and enhance mission performance. 

Report: 45% of All Federal Employees Teleworked in Fiscal 2020

The Office of Personnel Management’s latest annual telework report captures the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic.