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Old 13th June 2018, 07:46 AM   #81
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Originally Posted by Leftus View Post
Keep in mind, the discussion was based on the hiring and firing practices, working or getting fired under Trump vs. Obama.
If that's the case then I think you should have made it clearer when you said:

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How do you think life as a federal employee has changed between Obama and Trump?
...that you were speaking solely in terms of hiring and firing practices.

In any case, under Donald Trump hiring has become more difficult (look at all the unfilled senior positions) and advancement and firing seems to be based more and more on personal whims and willingness to adhere to the Trump narrative rather than job performance or competence to fill the post.
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Old 13th June 2018, 04:24 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by The Don View Post
If that's the case then I think you should have made it clearer when you said:

...that you were speaking solely in terms of hiring and firing practices.

In any case, under Donald Trump hiring has become more difficult (look at all the unfilled senior positions) and advancement and firing seems to be based more and more on personal whims and willingness to adhere to the Trump narrative rather than job performance or competence to fill the post.
Sorry, but I was following the context of the conversation at hand and did not see a reason to recap at a whole question into it.

Hiring, which is largely agency budget directed, really hasn't changed since the budget freezes during Obama. Positions still open up, and promotions are still based largely on merit for most jobs. Advancement is still alive and well.

And to be clear, I'm talking jobs and not political appointments. Stuff you and I could actually get. Appointments have always been at the will of the president and do not reflect on the hiring practices of the competitive services. Trumps inability to find people to appoint reflects poorly on his administration and not on the general ability for federal employees in the competitive services to maintain their jobs. Or get a promotion.
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Old 16th June 2018, 07:13 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
Trump announced (from bringing trying to bring actual peace to Korea) that all the documents were backed up on .gov addresses so any destruction is fine.
You'd have to confirm that. Trump can't be trusted. You know that.
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