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EMAIL TRANSMISSION – 3/26/10
Instruction Memorandum No. MT-2010-045
To: All Montana/Dakotas Employees
From: State Director
Subject: Montana/Dakotas Interview and Selection Policy
Program Area: Interviewing and Selection
Purpose: This Instruction Memorandum (IM) updates the Montana/Dakotas policy for interviewing candidates and making selections for permanent, career seasonal, long-term temporary, and TERM positions.
Policy/Action: Attachment 1 outlines the policy and procedures to be followed. Most significantly, it is recommended that supervisors, at a minimum, interview all candidates on the list where the final selection will most likely be made.
Timeframe: This policy is effective immediately.
Budget Impact: None.
Background: The Montana/Dakotas Interview and Selection policy has been updated to reflect current Bureau policy, as well as to clarify the process for selection approval. Sample interview and reference check questions are provided in Attachments 2 and 3.
Manual/Handbook Sections Affected: None.
Contact: Human Resources Office Staffing Specialists, 406-896-5002.
Signed by: Authenticated by:
Gene R. Terland Angela N. Cattnach-Marnolejo
State Director Staff Assistant (MT9330)