FEMA Weekly Bulletin - April 11, 2013

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Maximize telework benefits by overcoming communications barriers, message from Tonya Schreiber, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Workplace Transformation Initiative

Great news!! The FEMA Workplace Transformation initiative is in full swing with a lot of exciting things happening.  Check out the schedule for the relocation of program offices throughout the National Capital Region.
In addition, the Workplace Transformation FAQs have been updated to provide guidance on the FEMA Telework Fitness Policy.

Telework tips were provided at the first Brown Bag discussion.  Join us for the next Brown Bag session to be held on April 17 - Effective communications between managers and supervisors in a virtual environment.

From the Field

Employee News and Announcements

FEMA Rotational Opportunities

  • FEMA and DHS Rotation opportunities - FEMA Internal Rotation Program is a professional development program designed to engage and strengthen the FEMA workforce. The Internal Rotation Program has updated announcements for interested employees.

DHS Rotational Opportunities

  • Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman. The CISOMB is seeking individuals interested in a rotational assignment as a Program Assistant. Program Assistant’s will assist supervisors with identifying CISOMB database problems and reports problems for resolution. Works with the staff and management to identify and assist with correcting administrative and technical issues concerning office policies and procedures. To apply for DHS rotational opportunities visit DHSConnect.dhs.gov. Employees should review the announcement very carefully for specific instructions on eligibility and how to apply. 

Training and Career Development Opportunities

Deployment Tools and Resources

Prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Help FEMA Prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse. If you have information about instances of fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement involving FEMA programs or operations, you should contact the DHS OIG Hotline at: 1-800-323-8603; by fax at 202-254-4297.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are aware of a FEMA employee that is not receiving these All Hands Messages, please have them contact the Enterprise Service Desk at 1-888-457-3362, or email Enterprise-Service-Desk and request to be added to the All Hands distribution lists. You must be a FEMA employee to be added to this list.

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07/24/2014 - 16:00
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