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  • adjective Relating to the practice of forcing employees not promoted in a timely fashion to terminate employment.

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Examples

  • The most significant is simply convincing a law firm to hire them even though they veered off the conventional linear law firm up-or-out path.

    March 2008

  • The most significant is simply convincing a law firm to hire them even though they veered off the conventional linear law firm up-or-out path.

    mommy-tracked

  • The most significant is simply convincing a law firm to hire them even though they veered off the conventional linear law firm up-or-out path.

    sadly, it's news

  • In the military's up-or-out system, that can effectively end an officer's career.

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  • The most significant is simply convincing a law firm to hire them even though they veered off the conventional linear law firm up-or-out path.

    law firms

  • The most significant is simply convincing a law firm to hire them even though they veered off the conventional linear law firm up-or-out path.

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  • The management consultancy had followed an up-or-out promotion policy, and when it became clear to my bosses that I lacked the confidence and assertiveness to go up, they suggested I get out.

    Rowing the ATLANTIC

  • Charles Swift is no longer with the navy, having fallen foul of their up-or-out policy that sees their members either promoted or passed over and therefore, effectively, kicked to the curb.

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  • The management consultancy had followed an up-or-out promotion policy, and when it became clear to my bosses that I lacked the confidence and assertiveness to go up, they suggested I get out.

    Rowing the ATLANTIC

  • And a squad of one and two stars who were retired under the military's up-or-out system.

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