This reference guide provides guidance and a Frequently Asked Questions section to assist Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees impacted by destructive severe weather conditions or other emergency situations. This guidance includes information for DoD employees, managers, supervisors, and DoD human resources specialists. It applies to employees affected by severe weather conditions (and the aftermath of these conditions) or other emergencies that place employees in dangerous situations and cause disruption for those who live in the affected communities. The numbered message includes references and information on weather and safety leave.
Guidance in Anticipation of Hurricane Florence
Hurricane Florence Severe Weather Conditions or Other Emergency Situations Guidance
Join us for the 2018 Department of Defense Benefits Symposium to be held from June 11-15, 2018. This 3-day multi-disciplinary symposium is the first of its kind and will offer several workshops and general sessions of interest to all attendees. The general sessions will provide an overview of Benefits and Injury Compensation and Unemployment Compensation programs, and will include benefits topics that are of great importance to the Federal Human Resources (HR) Community.
The Symposium will be held at the Mark Center, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, Virginia 22350. Breakout sessions will be held 12, 13, & 14 June 2018. Travel days are designated for 11 & 15 June 2018.
For additional information on the Agenda, Breakout Sessions, Registration, and Hotel accommodations, please visit the Symposium website:
2018 DoD Benefits Symposium
Annual funding for the federal government expires on January 19 at 11:59 p.m. The Administration does not believe it is necessary for a lapse in funding to occur, and looks forward to working with the Congress to finalize appropriations for this year.
However, prudent management requires that we be prepared for all contingencies, including the possibility that a lapse in appropriations could occur.
The Cyber One Stop Toolkit is designed to support the Department of Defense’s Cyber Hiring Manager’s with useful tips and checklists that are a reflection of industry wide benchmark hiring processes. Flexibilities found on this site and your HR Practitioner can assist in developing a customized strategic recruitment and hiring plan for your current and emerging mission.
The DOD Onboarding Resource Portal provides tools for integrating and acculturating new employees, as well as those transferred and promoted into the organization with resources and knowledge to become successful and productive.
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.