Department of Defense

5 year Rotation Policy from IMCOM

we have a 5 year rotation policy here in Europe. A lot of Americans are married to Local Nationals, have kids (in german schools) and a house here. Since IMCOM is enforcing the 5-year rule people are sent back to the US and get separated from their families. The Army pays for them to move. After a year they can come back, the Army pays again for their move. Sometimes the whole family moves. On the other hand we are told... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Encourage managers throughout DHS to offer more rotational and detail opportunities to backfill for vacancies.

Encourage managers throughout DHS to offer more rotational and detail opportunities, even across components, to temporarily backfill for vacancies or to fulfill short term staffing needs. Not only is this an outstanding learning opportunity for all parties involved but it also improves efficiency by temporarily reallocating resources we're already paying for to meet staffing needs. I've seen announcements posted on... more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Cross-train new hires during mandatory probation period.

Cross-training and seeing a job from a new perspective makes people more effective and efficient. Establish guidelines to cross-train people. There should be a method where a person hired to do 1 job must complete a mandatory "rotational" assignment, doing a similar or related job - or 2 jobs. For example, somebody hired to develop software can do a rotation as a software tester, and a 2nd rotation as a configuration... more »

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