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Develop an On-boarding Program for CBER

Description: A Presidential Memorandum, Improving the Federal Recruitment and Hiring Process, May 11, 2010, requires that managers and supervisors with responsibility for hiring are “accountable for recruiting and hiring highly qualified employees and supporting their successful transition into Federal service.” Development of this on-boarding program supports the successful transition of new employees into CBER service.

Accomplishment: TBD

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

A. Evaluate CBER’s current on-boarding process and the report from the contractor


Completed 11/10/2010

B. Benchmarking research including new employees, outside agencies, and private industry


Completed 12/30/2010

C. Initial draft of project


Completed 2/11/2011

D. Draft of the on-boarding program for OM review


Completed 3/31/2011

E. Present final draft of the on-boarding program to Senior Center Management


Completed 5/27/2011

F. Implement CBER’s on-boarding program with draft Standard Operating Procedures and Policies (SOPP)


Completed 6/30/2011

G. Evaluation – 3 months distributed (1)



Completed 10/17/2012

H. Evaluation – 6 months distributed (1)



Completed 1/17/2012

I. Finalize SOPP (1)



Completed 7/17/2012


  • (1) First participant Entrance on Duty date was July 17, 2011. Subsequent evaluations are measured from that date.

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
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CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.


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