Amen #1 – the job descriptions are all written in government-ese and I would assume that most college grads can’t even understand the KSAs, when the sentences start with things like, “The incumbent agrees to …”
I just did a search on usajobs.gov and found this entry for a Secretary/OA position, emphasis mine:
“SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: The experience requirements for the GS-7 level may be met by completion of one (1) year of graduate level education (18 semester/27 quarter hours) with courses such as managerial economics, financial accounting, marketing, business administration, operations management, public administration, management information systems, quantitative analysis, and statistical methods. ”
Really? Graduate school? This is for a position paying a maximum of $46,839.00 a year.
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