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.

House Lawmakers Look to Leverage Increased Telework Benefits in Federal Recruitment

Representatives on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform want to attract the next generation of civil servants with telework options and stronger internship programs.

House Panel Examines Recruitment and Telework for the ‘Next Generation’ of Feds

Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., said Wednesday that he is introducing legislation to reform the federal government’s internship programs and writing a bill to expand agencies’ metrics regarding telework following the COVID-19 pandemic.

What’s New for Feds in Windows 11?

Hybrid work environments seem to have influenced the design and features of Windows 11.

OPM Encourages Agencies to Expand Telework, Remote Work Permanently in New Guidance

The Office of Personnel Management on Friday issued its first major update to its telework guide in a decade.

Biden Team Wants to Know How Feds Feel About the Return to Office, Inclusion and More

Administration officials are seeking feedback in short “pulse” surveys that will go out roughly every two months.  

Working Group Breaks Down the Keys to Securing Mobile Devices

The Federal Mobility Group’s new guidance includes four strategic pillars that form the foundations of mobile security.

After Having Their Computers Monitored, Employees Blast SSA Watchdog

Employee group pledges to bring its complaints to the White House and Congress.