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Staff Recruitment Toolkit

Staff Recruitment Process

Human Resource Services (HRS) has created the following tools, broken into five distinct phases to provide assistance and guidance for the recruitment and hiring of Administrative Professional (AP) and Classified Staff (CS) positions.

The HR Service Team for each area/college is available to assist with appropriate recruitment and hiring processes as well as the use of Online Position Description and Recruitment System (OPDRS).

Phase 1: Prepare

Familiarize yourself with WSU’s recruitment process and policies or refresh your search knowledge:

Prepare and organize your evaluation tools:

Phase 2: Advertise & Outreach

Develop and execute your outreach strategy to attract a diverse pool of qualified applicants:

Phase 3: Screen & Interview

Use these tools to conduct an interview that positively promotes employment opportunities at WSU:

Phase 4: Perform Reference & Background Checks

Take a deep dive into the candidate’s background by performing reference and background checks:

Phase 5: Hire & Onboard

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