Be sure to explore the documents and resources listed below to learn more about New Beginnings initiatives and the Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program.
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Toolkit, Guides, Tip Sheets, and Checklists
This library of documents provides quick references addressing the critical phases throughout the Performance Management and Appraisal Program process, including performance planning, holding performance discussions, monitoring performance, and writing input.
DPMAP Instructor-Led Training Materials
The DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) Instructor-Led training materials are provided for reference. The training content which consist of an Instructor Guide, Participant Guide, Lesson Videos, Exercises, and Handouts are the materials your Component will use to deliver the DPMAP training to the workforce.
IMPORTANT: This document is designed as a general resource for navigating MyPerformance and is not intended to serve as official guidance. Please refer to DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 431: Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) for guidance in applying the requirements of DPMAP. Component feedback has informed necessary system changes which may not be reflected herein. User Guides will be updated as system changes are made and will be identified as such when posted to the New Beginnings website. Your patience and understanding is appreciated.
MyPerformance Tool Guide
The purpose of this guide is to provide step-by-step instructions how to create a performance plan in the MyPerformance Tool.
Creating Annual Appraisal Overview for Rating Official Guide
The purpose of this guide is to provide step-by-step instructions on how to evaluate employee performance by assessing performance against the elements and standards in the employee’s approved performance plan and assigning a rating of record based on work performed during the appraisal cycle.
Trusted Agent User Guide
The purpose of this guide is to provide rating officials and higher level reviewers with step-by-step instructions on how to assign a trusted agent(s) to act on their behalf within the MyPerformance Tool.
Copying One Active Plan to Multiple Employees
The purpose of this guide is to provide employees with step-by-step instructions on how to copy one active plan to multiple employees in the MyPerformance Tool.
Complete Key Actions in MyPerformance Guide
The purpose of this guide is to provide employees with step-by-step instructions on how to complete key actions in the MyPerformance Tool.
The short training videos below provide an overview of the Performance Management Program and detailed steps for executing functions within the MyPerformance tool (e.g. How to create a Performance Plan).