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Category Archives: Promotion/Hiring
PROMOTION EFFECTIVE DATE REFINED MSPB has refined the criteria for determining when a promotion is effective where the agency announced that the employee would be promoted on one day and after that date decided to postpone the promotion. The new … Continue reading
SCIENCE BACKS FIRST CONSIDERATION OF UNIT EMPLOYEES Unions have always wanted their bargaining unit members considered for open jobs before management looks at those outside the unit. Now we have some scientific proof from the highly prestigious Ivy League Wharton … Continue reading
BILINGUALISM AS A MANAGEMENT WEAPON Bilingualism is a highly valued skill in our diverse society, but some managers over at the Social Security Administration have found a new use for it, namely as a weapon to retaliate against an employee. This … Continue reading
HOW SENIORITY IMMUNIZES MANAGEMENT The various employment civil rights acts work by forcing managers to make a choice when they select employees for promotion, awards, etc. Ironically, making decisions based on seniority gives management near total immunity. Here is how.
DEMANDING TOO MUCH EDUCATION EEOC recently put employers on notice that they may violate the law if they demand more education to compete for a job than is actually required to be successful. Here is their reasoning.
WATERBOARDING SELECTION OFFICIALS II Not long ago we posted an article about how frustrating it is when selecting officials will not give a best qualified candidate a substantive reason why he/she was passed over for promotion, especially when someone with … Continue reading
WATERBOARDING SELECTING OFFICIALS Ever wonder how to get selecting officials to tell you the real reason why you were not selected for a promotion? Tens of thousands do each year. Here is how.
MSPB BLAMES QUICKHIRE If you have worked with any of the software packages agencies use to hire and promote applicants, you know that they have shortcomings and flaws. All too often agencies have decided that is just a price employees … Continue reading