… replacing it with a résumé-based system for merit hiring.
I think I know what will be required on the résumés to be hired under the current administration.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article continues:
Republicans have already made changes in recent months, eliminating the Office of State Employment Relations as part of the state budget and replacing it with a new Division of Personnel Management in which Walker can appoint the person responsible for the state’s merit hiring rules.
I wonder if an analogous measure could be profitably applied for university applications. Who needs to do math, or be able to read in order to learn accounting or physics or writing?
Update, 9/29: My colleague Don Moynihan has published a more formal argument for what should and should not be included in civil service reform.