Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Why managers should telecommute


If you are a supervisor, should you or shouldn’t you telecommute? The first question to ask is whether you trust your staff to keep working when you are out of the office. Think about whether your staffers maintain their productivity when you are on leave. If you don’t trust your staff to keep working, consider taking training for managers on leadership skills or on teleworking, which are already offered by some agencies and may soon be offered by other agencies under the new Telework Enhancement Act, which is designed to increase teleworking by feds. Such training may provide you with…