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DOD Personnel: DOD Comments on GAO's Report on DOD's Civilian Human Capital Strategic Planning
GAO-03-690R: Published: Apr 18, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 2003.
In response to a Congressional request, we issued a report in March 2003 on the Department of Defense's (DOD) strategic planning efforts for civilian personnel at DOD and selected defense components, including the four military services and two defense agencies. In that report we made recommendations to the Secretary of Defense to strengthen civilian human capital planning, including integration w...
DOD Personnel: DOD Actions Needed to Strengthen Civilian Human Capital Strategic Planning and Integration with Military Personnel and Sourcing Decisions
GAO-03-475: Published: Mar 28, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 2003.
The Department of Defense's (DOD) civilian employees play key roles in such areas as defense policy, intelligence, finance, acquisitions, and weapon systems maintenance. Although downsized 38 percent between fiscal years 1989 and 2002, this workforce has taken on greater roles as a result of DOD's restructuring and transformation. Responding to congressional concerns about the quality and quantity...
DOD Overseas Schools: Compensation Adequate for Recruiting and Retaining Well-Qualified Teachers
GAO-03-19: Published: Dec 12, 2002. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 2002.
The Department of Defense (DOD) overseas schools educate more than 70,000 children of military service members and DOD civilian employees throughout the world. In order to ensure the continued success of this school system, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 directed GAO to assess whether the DOD overseas teachers' compensation package is adequate to recruit and retain qua...
Federal Employees: OPM Data Do Not Identify if Temporary Employees Work for Extended Periods
GAO-02-296: Published: Mar 1, 2002. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 2002.
In the early 1990s, concerns arose that federal agencies were retaining employees in an ongoing series of temporary appointments without benefits or tenure. For fiscal years 1991 through 2000, 10 agencies accounted for 90 percent of all temporary limited employees hired governmentwide. During this period, the number of temporary limited employees hired governmentwide declined by 47 percent--from 2...
Human Capital: Strategic Approach Should Guide DOD Civilian Workforce Management
T-GGD/NSIAD-00-120: Published: Mar 9, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed civilian personnel downsizing in the Department of Defense (DOD) and a framework that could be useful for approaching its human capital management challenges in the future.GAO noted that: (1) DOD has undergone a very significant downsizing of its civilian workforce; (2) this downsizing is expected to continue through the first half of this decade,...
Coast Guard Workforce Mix: Phased-In Conversion of Some Support Officer Positions Would Produce Savings
RCED-00-60: Published: Mar 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Coast Guard's phased-in conversion of some support officer positions, focusing on: (1) how the Coast Guard's current workforce mix compares with the workforce mix of other military services and how the workforce mix has changed since 1991; (2) how many military commissioned officer positions in administrative and support function...
Human Resources and Payroll Systems Requirements (Exposure Draft)
JFMIP-SR-98-5: Published: Nov 5, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1998.
GAO published a functional requirements document for human resource and payroll systems for U.S. civilian personnel. This document concerns human resources and payroll financial systems analysts, system accountants, and others who design, develop, implement, operate, and maintain financial management systems...
Acquisition Management: Workforce Reductions and Contractor Oversight
NSIAD-98-127: Published: Jul 31, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) compared the workforce reductions taken in the Department of Defense's (DOD) acquisition organizations from fiscal year (FY) 1993 through FY 1997 with the reductions taken in DOD's overall workforce during that timeframe; and (2) identified initiatives the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and the Defense Contract Management Command (DCMC) have take...
Defense Acquisition Organizations: Status of Workforce Reductions
NSIAD-98-161: Published: Jun 29, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) acquisition workforce reductions, focusing on: (1) DOD's progress in reducing its workforce in acquisition organizations by 25 percent; (2) the potential savings associated with these personnel reductions; (3) the status of DOD efforts to redefine its acquisition workforce; and (4) DOD's efforts to consolidate and...
The Public Service: Veterans' Preference in Hiring and Reductions-in-Force
T-GGD-98-88: Published: Mar 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1998.
GAO discussed the work its done on veterans' hiring preference and on reductions-in-force (RIF) at selected military installations and at the United States Geological Survey (USGS).GAO noted that: (1) preference-eligible veterans represent a larger portion of the federal workforce than veterans do of the civilian workforce; (2) from 1993 through 1997, veterans with preference represented about 21...