‘Non-advertising’ hiring up due to feds’ new appointments policy, data shows
Greater use of non-advertised staffing raises the potential risk of the 'who you know' factor playing a greater role in hiring and this analysis aims to assess this potential risk.
Public Service Minister Anita Anand, pictured at West Block, as she discusses the feds' response to COVID-19. The Public Service Commission has reported on an overall increase in non-advertised appointments to 34 per cent of hires in 2017-18 compared to 25 per cent in the previous fiscal year, writes Andrew Griffith. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade