Telework for Government Employees

  • 6 topics | 40m 59s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course provides telework guidelines for federal employees. It explains how to determine whether telework is a viable option for you, and how to prepare for a successful teleworking experience. This course also provides instruction on the best practices for teleworking, and how to manage the challenges associated with telework. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.


  • recognize the considerations an employee should take when considering telework
  • recognize what you need to do to prepare for a successful telework experience
  • identify if telework is right for you and how to prepare for a successful experience
  • identify best practices for managing expectations and communication
  • identify best practices for managing your work when teleworking
  • identify practices for safeguarding data when teleworking
  • identify the challenges of teleworking
  • identify the best practices and challenges of teleworking


  • Is Teleworking Right for You?
  • Preparing for Teleworking
  • Knowledge Check: Is Telework Right for You
  • Best Practices of Teleworking
  • Challenges of Teleworking
  • Knowledge Check: Best Practices and Challenges