Republicans to institute pay for performance
No, silly, this isn't a "Jeff Gannon" post--we're talking civil service here. WaPo:
Pentagon's Pay System Will Use New Terms to Rate Performance
And I can guess what those terms are going to be...
"Fully successful" is out; "valued performance" is in.
"Outstanding" is gone; "role model" is tops.
The terminology for job performance ratings is about to change at the Defense Department, perhaps as early as February, according to documents released by officials in charge of the new National Security Personnel System.
NSPS, about two years in the making, plans to jettison the 15-grade General Schedule pay system and replace it with broad salary ranges, known as "pay bands," and to link pay raises more rigorously to performance.
Yes, I can just imagine the rigor. [Jeebus! Stop the "Gannon"jokes! Bad! Bad!] In fact, I think the evaluation is going to be easy to administer and very simple. Very, very simple. So simple that there will be only two choices:
Supports Bush 1000%
Hey, this one looks like management material to me!