best qualified


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best qualified

Referring to applicants whose knowledge, skills and abilities are evaluated against specific, objective criteria and who rank at or above the cut-off score when compared to other applicants using the same criteria.
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The power of making treaties is an important one, especially as it relates to war, peace, and commerce; and it should not be delegated but in such a mode, and with such precautions, as will afford the highest security that it will be exercised by men the best qualified for the purpose, and in the manner most conducive to the public good.
Whether a governor of this State avails himself of the ascendant he must necessarily have, in this delicate and important part of the administration, to prefer to offices men who are best qualified for them, or whether he prostitutes that advantage to the advancement of persons whose chief merit is their implicit devotion to his will, and to the support of a despicable and dangerous system of personal influence, are questions which, unfortunately for the community, can only be the subjects of speculation and conjecture.
The physician and his companion, who was one of the two lawyers of the village, being considered the best qualified to maintain a public discourse with credit, were the principal speakers, though a remark was hazarded, now and then, by Mr.
If he needed assistance, he never called for volunteers--just selected the man or men he considered best qualified for the duty.
We need to have an extensive search to find the best qualified person.
UniSource Energy will use iFly to ensure that provisioning requests are processed without delay and by the best qualified person, no matter the person's location.
The people of Los Angeles deserve to have the best qualified person in such a crucial position of authority.
It might tell you that they're qualified, but it won't tell you who are best qualified.
We selected Unisys, because they were the best qualified and the lowest bidder among potential bidders," Chairman Wendell F.
Aldrich said he's confident the city hired the best qualified professionals to get the job done ``with textbook precision.
We selected PrismTech to work with us because we believe that they are best qualified to ensure the continuing availability of SPLICE functionality as a best-in-class, fully-compliant DDS COTS product, which THALES will continue to use internally as part of its open architecture strategy.