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Tips for Probationary Employees

If you’re a new, classified employee, you’ll be considered a probationary employee for your first 180 days of university employment as part of the selection and hiring process. This 180-day timeframe allows managers to assess whether your skills, performance, and dependability fit your position and merit continuation of university employment.

You should take the following steps to manage your performance during the probationary employment period:

Get Help Understanding Probationary Employment

You can take advantage of services designed to help you manage your performance, and understand the policies and procedures surrounding the probationary employment period. Contact Strategic Workforce Solutions at 512-471-HRSC (4772) to request services to help you improve your effectiveness in the workplace.