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Recruitment and Selection: Selecting the Best Person
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Recruitment is a collaborative process between Human Resource (HR) and the Hiring Manager. Together, you can attract skilled and talented individuals to serve the citizens of Oregon. Each recruitment contains several components; preparation of the positions description, development of selection criteria, development of job announcement, advertising and outreach, review of application materials, conducting interviews, checking references, making an offer, and hiring.
 
As a foundation for recruitment and selection federal and state law, administrative rules, state HR policies and collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) that govern state of Oregon hiring practices are followed. 

NOTE:  If your agency employs minors, the agency much have a certificate to hire minors issued by the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI).  For further information on the employment of minors and the application for the certificate, please go to BOLI's website.  
 
Relevant Oregon Revised Statues (ORS) are:
 
 
Relevant Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) are as follows:
 
 
Relevant State HR Policies are as follows:
 

 
 
To locate relevant Collective Bargaining Agreements, click here.

There is an online training for managers on what veterans' preference is and how to apply it during the hiring process, click here to access it in iLearnOregon.


See the following for more information:
 

E-Recruit System  Panelist Selection and Information
GovSpace - Recruitment  Questions and Evaluation Methods
Filling a Vacancy Process Map  Behavioral Interview Questions
Outreach for Recruitments Checking References
Reviewing Application Materials Selecting a Candidate and Making a Job Offer
Types of Interviews Sample Forms and Letters
Interview Process Considerations
 
 
For questions regarding applicable policies and Oregon Administrative Rules, contact the CHRO Policy Unit chro.policy@oregon.gov.  
 
For questions regarding applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) language, contact the Labor Relations Unit.