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Probation

1. An initial period of employment during which an employee is evaluated. Typically, it is easier to dismiss a new employee during probation. At the conclusion of the probation, the employer decides whether or not to keep the employee on staff. A new employee may not be eligible for some benefits during probation.

2. A period during which an employee has been warned that his/her performance may result in termination if it does not improve.
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The hypothesis is that in a competitive market setting, workers with greater ability migrate to firms offering jobs with a probationary period, and those with lower ability migrate to firms offering jobs with no probationary period.
He noted with appreciation that out of 48 probationary officers ten belonged to Balochistan and presence of women in the trainee officers was also a positive development.
She remarked that the present training of probationary officers is a step taken to seamlessly integrate them with their seniors in the banks.
Every new position will need to be assessed individually to determine the appropriate duration of any probationary period that may be applied to it.
These also include a ``one shout and you'reout'' rule for officers during their probationary period who fail the race and diversity element of training.
Even officers who make it through the probationary period may find their careers stymied by a lack of opportunity, savvy, or a host of other obstacles that keep some employees from advancing in their organizations.
more that the facility down the street is offering, and fail to see that the loss of sick time and vacation time alone during a new probationary period will quickly eat up any small salary increase.
While sensitive to the plight of the tenant and her maternal feelings towards her daughter, the Court found that the tenant's having invited her daughter to return to the building, in breach of prior probationary stipulations:
In some cases, employees who have not even completed their probationary period will qualify.
However, Wyngaarden added, even if NH resumed funding, this particular University of Pennsylvania project would be under a five-year probationary scrutiny that would include, among other things, unannounced site inspections.
McCoon's "criminal record, probationary status, pending arraignment on new criminal charges, financial difficulties, and contempt of court disqualify him as a credible and trustworthy person" to bring the lawsuit.
LAHORE -- The passingout ceremony of the 37th Specialised Training Programme for the probationary officers of Pakistan Administrative Service was held here at the Civil Services Academy on Tuesday.