Tag: Office of Personnel Management

DOD pledges to improve background investigations

DOD pledges to improve background investigations

| November 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Defense Department is pledging to improve the way background investigations are done, according to Garry Reid, DOD’s director for defense intelligence and security.

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Foreign nationals entering military have new rules

Foreign nationals entering military have new rules

| October 31, 2017 | 2 Comments

The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military, Stephanie Miller, DoD’s director of accessions, said Oct. 13.

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Civilians urged to complete survey to gauge perceptions

Civilians urged to complete survey to gauge perceptions

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In early May, the window for the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, or FEVS, will open. This survey is of crucial importance – not only to the Army, but also to your command, installation and unit.

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News Briefs: Dec. 9, 2016

News Briefs: Dec. 9, 2016

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Send official announcements for Soldiers and civilians to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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News Briefs: Dec. 2, 2016

News Briefs: Dec. 2, 2016

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Send official announcements for Soldiers and civilians to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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News Briefs: Nov. 25, 2016

News Briefs: Nov. 25, 2016

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Send official announcements for Soldiers and civilians to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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Three hours may be granted for excused absence for voting

Three hours may be granted for excused absence for voting

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Generally, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has advised agencies that where the polls are not open at least three hours either before or after an employee’s regular work hours, an agency may grant a limited amount of excused absence.

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DoD seeks to improve performance through management, appraisal

DoD seeks to improve performance through management, appraisal

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Defense has worked with the Office of Personnel Management to develop the Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program, a DoD-wide performance management program that links individual performance to DoD values and organizational mission.

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News Briefs: November 13, 2015

News Briefs: November 13, 2015

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Got an event of interest coming up for Soldiers or Army civilians? Send your announcements to news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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OPM to issue notices about second breach

OPM to issue notices about second breach

| October 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has identified two cybersecurity breaches.

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