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Trial Periods

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First Published  :Mon Dec 01 18:33:23 GMT 2014
Last Modified  :Wed Dec 18 14:07:17 GMT 2019
Last Published  :Wed Dec 18 14:07:17 GMT 2019
Summary :  Reference for all current, new and newly transferred/promoted staff with inquiries about probationary periods Audience: Employees, Staff


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    Trial Period (Staff only)All Tufts staff members, not otherwise hired under contract or bound by collective bargaining agreement, are considered at-will. The first three months of employment are considered a trial period, during which regular meetings should be scheduled for employees to receive feedback and guidance about their performance. The conditions of this trial period are outlined in the Employee policies and procedures. For more information, a supervisor or employee should contact their department’s HR Business Partner contact. 

    Audience: Staff, Supervisors, Tufts employees
    Faculty: Please consult your Office of Faculty Affairs.
    Postdoctoral Scholars: refer to the Postdoc Handbook


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