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VALU - VA Learning University

TMS - Talent Management System

Spreading the seeds of personal and professional development - Focusing on your Individual Deveopment Plan so you can continue to provide excellent service to Veterans

New VA Look,
Same TMS Login

The new layout of the TMS login screen reflects recently updated VA website requirements, ensuring that site visitors have a consistent VA-experience when visiting any VA internet site.

Focus on
Your IDP

Learn about creating and fulfilling your Individual Development Plan (IDP) at VA. Your IDP is an opportunity for you to guide the direction of your career, develop your career and improve your service. The IDP Quick Guide will provide an easy, five-step process to create your IDP. This process will help you select areas to focus on in your IDP, identify the right activities to develop your skills and provide tips to keep yourself accountable for fulfilling your plan. Use this link to learn more in the TMS.

Ethics Training Assigned

Annual Government Ethics training is now available via the TMS. More information about the training requirement mandated by VA's Chief of Staff can be found by clicking on this link to get the full story from the Office of General Counsel internet site. The Ethics training requirement applies to, at a minimum:

  • All VA Employees;
  • Health Professions Trainees; and
  • Staff from the Office of the Inspector General.

Take a tour of the TMS!

Click on this link to the video tutorial, “Navigating the TMS”, to take a quick tour of the VA TMS!

Need TMS Assistance?

If you need assistance with the VA Talent Management System (TMS) contact the VA TMS Help Desk at or Monday through Friday between 8am and Midnight EST at 1 (866) 496-0463. Minimum screen resolution for optimal use is 1024 x 768.

The VA Talent Management System web site is intended for employees and staff of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veteran-related information about education, benefits, and other services are available on the VA Home Page.

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