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Old 10-10-2019, 11:34 AM
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Dear All, I have a question I find difficult to ask HR about. Let's say I have only a few years experience but joined a stat board with an entry level position, I am close to the upper range of my grade, does it mean that I will be stuck in the upper range if I do not get promoted next year? How does promotion works? Do I have to work 3 years or would I be handled properly to get to the next bracket?
Depends on your stat board.

Some will promote you to open your salary cap. Others may keep you stuck at the cap for a few years, which I suspect may be a deliberate strategic move to save cost.

I have seen both happen. But when they got people trapped at the cap, it could be for many years (I.e. 3 years or more without a single pay increment regardless of grade due to the cap).
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