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Synonyms for probation

Words related to probation

a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership

a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself

(law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them

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Employers may find the use of probationary periods useful in overall staffing decisions," says Marta Moakley, legal editor for XPertHR USA in New Providence, New Jersey.
Probationary periods have long been used in both the public and private sectors, although terminology may vary.
Under his contract, he was to complete a four-month probationary period.
We restrict ourselves to pure probationary periods and pure limited terms; hence, it is assumed in the following proposition that the ratio [[f.
1992, Probationary Periods and Time-Dependent Deductibles in Insurance Markets With Adverse Selection, in: G.
More employees successfully complete their probationary periods, and as a result of the increased job satisfaction that mentoring programs often foster, they stay on the job longer.
Employers should clearly indicate policies concerning sexual harassment and racial discrimination, conduct standards, including substance abuse in the workplace, and company theft as well as specifics pertaining to employee duties, like probationary periods and attendance.
In addition, after being scarred by liberal hiring policies during the dot-com boom, numerous IT managers emphasized the need for greater scrutiny of incoming employees via probationary periods for new hires.
The situation is not helped by the fact that the Employment Relations Act makes probationary periods almost totally ineffective.
reference to a probationary period may not be sufficient.
New federal employees often serve a probationary period of how long?