FHR Navigator offers Federal Human Resources offices and their customers a comprehensive, integrated tool covering all areas of Human Resource Management.
Create, route, and approve requests; all documents needed for recruitment are included.
The PD+ Classification Module includes the PD+ Library. Users can search the Library for Standard and Individual positions; it allows searching by Series, Title, and even PD Text.
The PD+ Classification Module provides a one-stop location for all position documentation, including those documents needed for Hiring.
The Position Description displays a simple yet robust Rich Text Editor; The user can open an existing document and then copy, paste, format text and perform a spell check.
PD+ includes a KSA/Question Library that provides content for creating the Job Analysis and Applicant Questionnaire used in the Federal Hiring Module.
The Applicant Questionnaire gives the HR user a preview of the questions for applicants; the HR user can change question order here.
HR users create their announcements by selecting one of the vacancy templates. Agencies can set up an unlimited number of templates.
The Vacancy Overview page allows the HR user to Preview the Announcement and Post it to USAJOBS. The page also includes a link to the GS and Wage pay tables.
FHR Navigator is fully integrated with USAJOBS, including posting jobs, receiving applications and attachments, and updating the Application Status.
HR users can track the number of applicants that have applied; the “# Apps” column is a hot link that takes the user to the list of applicants.
On the Applicants List, HR Users view applications and attachments; send status updates to applicants; and can filter the list of applicants by grade, location and eligibility.
HR users can create selection certificates for Delegated Examining, Merit Promotion and other hiring authorities; HR can forward these to the hiring manager via Case Tracking.
Once an applicant is selected, the HR Specialist can initiate On-boarding; this will move the selectee’s data into the On-boarding Module.
Applicant data that was received via USAJOBS in the Federal Hiring Module is automatically imported into the On-boarding Module.
The On-boarding Module guides the HR user to select only those forms that are required for the specific appointment type; the user can also search for and select additional forms.
HR users can send e-mails to the selectee as well as to others who may need to know about a new employee – such as the IT Office or Support Services.
Once hired, the new employee has access to the Employee Benefits Center; employees can create and submit benefits forms for various events; they also have access to the Retirement Planner.
Employee forms include those for changes in Health and Life Insurance, Beneficiary Designations and the Leave Donor program; Agency-specific forms can be created upon request.
The Case Tracking tool allows users to route HR forms for approvals and send e-mails; the tool is available throughout the system and can be configured to include various details/steps.
The Retirement Planner gives employees the tools to generate retirement estimates and lets them create various scenarios to project retirement income.
The Retirement Planner estimates the probability that an employee will reach his/her retirement goal; employees can then adjust their personal savings or TSP contributions.