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Local government, it is a big city.
I am not sure. The other one who did not receive the rejection came from the same country as me. I am confused too and feel frustrated.
Maybe I should tell you more about myself:
my current position is tax auditor II, this position highest pay is 87K, I applied management analyst position is $86K, however, my current job is not stable since the new mayor will eliminate our department in the near future. The department of "WWW" management analyst position pay can be $99K, my point is that pay is not the only concern about my career path, I can demote myself I really like that job, the personal can not deprive my rights to apply this position. I do have a lot of experience on this field.
If you need more information, please let me know.
Yes, she has the exact same title, and her salary is more than mine because she was employed earlier than me.( I am in the pay grade 4 and she is in pay grade 5, and we will be the same next month since my anniversary year is next month and hit the ceiling).
I have an employee handbook from the city but not in my hand.
One more thing that I forgot to tell you: If I can take this position, I probably will promote to another senior level and the pay is much more higher than my current one. How did they just assert that this is not a promotion for me?
I am really angry.
I was wondering that's not the case--in government, the EEO is extremely strict and that's why the City got tons of lawsuits.
Also, if you would like me to look over your appeal letter for you and make suggestions, I'd be happy to do so.
Happy 4th of July!
Yes. I would like you to look over my appeal letter ( I haven't finished it yet). I will send it to you within 1 hour. Talk to you later. Thank you.
Below is my preliminary draft, any suggestions will be appreciated.
Attention: Application Review Unit
I applied Management Analyst (Class Code 9184, AKA “MA”) on July 1, 2013.
I received your rejection email on Juy 3, 2013 with a reason: This examination would not result in a promotion for me”.
I believed that I was unfairly treated because:
Firstly, in Department WWW, MA position’s salary is $99,072, which is a big promotion for employees with the same salary as me.
Secondly, I look forward for the future promotional opportunities: Senior MA/ Principal MA. These are big promotions for me too.
Thirdly, as a professional, I believe that salary is not the only concern for my career path. If you really like to do something that really interests you, you would not consider more about the pay. Per my knowledge, some of the higher level co workers applied the other lower level job due to diversified personal reasons.
Fourthly, I noticed that my fellow employee, who has the same title as me and higher pay, applied the same position but never received rejection email like me. I am very confused about that. Our City is an equal opportunity employer and everyone is equal I feel that I was singled out and judged by those factors that I can not controlled.
Lastly, take into considerations of my previous working experience, I believe that I am a good fit for this position and I Sincerely XXXXX XXXXX attend this examinations.
I see that you viewed my above answer, but still haven't changed your rating of my service or rated one of my answers positively.
I've spent some time and effort on this holiday to help you out and I'd sincerely XXXXX XXXXX you rate my answer positively in exchange.
If you don't, the website recoups your entire deposit, and I get nothing for assisting you.
Trust me when I tell you I need the money way more than they do, so I'd greatly appreciate your positive rating.
If you need any assistance in changing your rating, please let me know so I can contact customer service.
If you have any follow up questions or need me to look at your second draft, I'd be happy to do so.
I will rate you soon. Don't worry.
This the final draft, please help me more .
I applied Management Analyst (Class Code 9184, Aka “MA”) on July 1, 2013.
I received your rejection email on July 3, 2013 with the reason: “This examination would not result in a promotion for me”.
I consider the position to be a promotion, so I shouldn't be denied the opportunity to apply for it, especially since my co-worker has been allowed to apply the same position.
First, in Department WWW, MA position’s salary is $99,072, which is a big promotion for employees with the same salary as me (TA II)
Second, I look forward for the future promotional opportunities: Senior MA/ Principal MA, etc. These are big promotions for me too.
Third, as a professional, I believe that salary is not the only concern for my career path. If you really like to do something that really interests you, you would not consider more about the pay. Per my knowledge, some of the higher level co-workers applied the other lower level jobs due to diversified personal reasons.
Fourth, I noticed that my fellow employee, who has the same title as me and higher pay, applied the same position but didn’t received rejection email like me and was given the opportunity to apply this position. I am very confused about that as it appears that I'm being treated differently than my fellow employee. Our City is an equal opportunity employer and since everyone is equal, I feel that I was singled out and judged by those factors that I can not controlled.
Last, please take into considerations of my previous working experience. I believe that I am a good fit for this position and I sincerely XXXXX XXXXX attend this examinations.
Thanks for your services.
At the beginning, I thought you just take the shortcut : if my case falls into your default answer, then you can apply it easily. However, it is not. I am very happy that you can improve your service and began to work like a good lawyer fast and figured out what the client really need.
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