Telework improves job performance in feds, survey says

Federal Times: Federal employees that have taken advantage of telework opportunities, work schedule flexibility and health programs were likely to be more satisfied with their jobs and to exceed standards on their last performance appraisal, a report released March 6, 2018, determined.

According to the Office of Personnel Management’s first Federal Work-Life Survey, which included responses from 64,474 federal employees, only 35 percent of respondents said that they currently use telework, but those that do reported an increased desire to stay at their agency, improved morale, better health and an enhanced ability to deal with work stress.

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