Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Special hiring authorities for which competitive examining is not required

























http://www.mspb.gov/netsearch/viewdocs.aspx?docnumber=253643&version=253930&application=ACROBAT

Monday, March 02, 2015

The Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

http://www.apa.org/science/programs/testing/standards.aspx

quality ranking factors

A related technique permitted under competitive hiring is the use of “quality ranking factors” which are candidate characteristics or qualifications over and above minimum qualifications that would enhance job performance and for which candidates can be awarded extra credit in the rating and ranking process.

http://www.mspb.gov/netsearch/viewdocs.aspx?docnumber=253644&version=253931&application=ACROBAT

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Why one science journal wants to publish negative studies

http://www.vox.com/2015/2/27/8119957/publication-bias

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

30-day hiring model, SES

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/human-capital-management/reference-materials/talent-management/improvingspeed.pdf


45-day hiring model, competitive service

http://archive.opm.gov/news/it-can-be-done-opm-beats-45day-hiring-model,526.aspx

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/human-capital-management/reference-materials/talent-management/improvingspeed.pdf

Oversight Review Guide


























http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf



Instructions for Completing the Delegated Examining Quarterly Workload Report Form



























http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf





Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Alan Watts on What Reality Is and How to Become What You Are

http://www.brainpickings.org/2015/01/06/alan-watts-reality/

When memory misses a beat, music can offer dementia patients new meaning

Alan Turing’s family fights to correct a historical injustice

How raising tigers as farm animals drives illegal poaching in the wild

Crediting plan/ rating schedule

Crediting plan/ rating schedule ----
A method by which a candidate’s job-related competencies/KSAs are evaluated by reviewing the factual background of a candidate, to include positions held, levels of responsibility, accomplishments, and job-related education they have received.
























Develop the assessment tool(s) (e.g., rating schedule/crediting plan, structured interview, or other type of tool) using the competencies/KSAs identified for the position (The crediting plan/rating schedule is just one of many assessment tools available.)
Examples of assessment tools include rating schedules, written tests, work samples, and structured interviews.

Apply the rating schedule to all eligible applicants regardless of series. Eligible applicants are rated and ranked on the same competencies/KSAs;
Once the rating schedule has been developed, you have to determine the number of points an applicant can receive.

Job announcement requirement
Agencies are not expected to disclose crediting plans and/or rating schedules with scoring keys.

an example of developing a crediting plan/rating schedule









































http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

Sunday, February 22, 2015

適當且充足(proper and adequate)理由











http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

Auditing a Certificate of Eligibles Under Category Rating Procedures














http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

Auditing a Certificate of Eligibles Under the Traditional “Rule of Three” Procedures
















http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

Tied Ratings, tie-breaking procedure, random referral
























Random Referral Instructions



























http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf


Once an eligible is identified, the selecting official must select the eligible over any other eligible for the vacancy in the local commuting area. (5 CFR Part 330)

雙重確認, dual certification












































http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

薑母茶

http://blog.wonderfulfood.com.tw/2015/02/16/%E5%90%83%E8%96%91%E5%90%83%E8%96%91%EF%BD%9E%E6%84%9F%E5%86%92%E4%B8%8D%E7%94%A8%E9%96%8B%E8%97%A5%E6%96%B9%EF%BC%81/

the meaning of settling down

is not having or owning sth or sb
is the being still in a way the anytime and anyplace is the beginning and the end

Category 1, Category 2, Creating the certificate for interdisciplinary positions

























http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Terminating or Combining Inventories

























http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

Maintaining a Competitor Inventory























http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

Deferred-rated inventory






















http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

Pre-rated inventory























http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/deo_handbook.pdf

her friend & tree