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Cybersecurity and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

Recruiting, hiring and retaining the best Cybersecurity and STEM workforce possible is key to building a strong Department of Defense (DoD) workforce that will ensure technical superiority in a complex world.
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Message - Guidance in Anticipation of Hurricane Florence

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

Emergency Preparedness

Public-Private Talent Exchange Memorandum Signed Policy and Implementation

Great news! On July 19, 2018, Secretary Shanahan approved the Public-Private Talent Exchange Program that was authorized in NDAA FY17, Section 1104. The PPTE Program allows DoD, with the agreement of a private-sector organization and the consent of the employee, to arrange for the temporary assignment (detail) of a DoD civilian employee to that private-sector organization, or an employee of their private-sector organization to the DoD. The PPTE will provide an opportunity to exchange knowledge, experience, and skills between the DoD and the private-sector.
Public-Private Talent Exchange Memorandum

Public-Private Talent Exchange Program

The PPTE Q/A document was developed by DCPAS to assist in providing clarification to questions and inquiries generated as a result of the distribution of the PPTE Implementation Plan. This document will be updated regularly, as needed.
Public-Private Talent Exchange Program Q&A

2018 DoD Benefits Symposium

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

Furlough Guidance

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.

Furlough Guidance

Cyber One Stop

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.

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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.

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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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