Telework: An untapped recruiting tool
As workers increasingly look to the federal government as a
favorable employment option, agencies are more competitive for the top
talent and use incentives such as telework to snag recruits, reports Government Executive.
Telework is “an area where competitiveness matters. This is
where we’re all headed, and people who get there first are going to be more attractive
employers,” Justin Johnson, deputy chief of staff at the Office of Personnel
Management, said at a recent telework town hall meeting, the article said.
Telework is a
powerful recruiting tool in the private sector because firms who mention telework options in employment
ads are able to choose from a larger and more skilled pool of candidates, the
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