Fine qualities, yet NOT SUBJECT
By Jose Garcia
January 06, 2010
The purpose of this letter is to react on how the HR Manager
of the Ketchikan Borough composes letters to job applicants.
It appeared to be vague and rather not within the norms of an
equal rating good ethics, much more coming from the government
employee as such.
As advertised on a want ad for a Toll Ferry Collector, I submitted
my application with corresponding resume to warrant the position.
Then, the Ketchikan Borough sent back a letter in very unintelligently
composed response that although my application merits fine qualities,
yet IT IS NOT SUBJECT TO CONSIDERATION.
I was rather in a pensive mood after receival of the letter having
to consider the fact that the response did not specifically specify
as UNDERQUALIFIED or OVERQUALIFIED. The ad did not mention that
those to be hired will come from present and incumbent employees
I was not given a chance to view why my qualifications cost me
much dismay and a threat to my survival in the sense that as
an able senior citizen, there should be grounds of having not
even to consider the application I filed, but bluntly rejected
I believe there are some groups or person within the Borough
dynasty that seem to oust me or other senior citizens in their
quest for survival in Ketchikan. I have been very consistent
in my resume and honest in my dealings with either the Ketchikan
City incumbent officials and with the Borough as well.
I am just airing my side of the matter that a review must be
made on how proper responses by whomsoever is assigned to handle
applicants hiring applications that will meet the desired protocol
in an unhurting kind of text to be made as response to an ethical
Received January 06, 2009 -
Published January 06, 2010
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