Are essential functions of the position discussed with the candidate?
Does the agency utilize a behavioral interviewing tool to develop standardized, relevant interview questions?
Selection procedures should be developed and administered in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and professional standards.
What methods are used for the selection process? (Ideally selection matrix, interview notes, resume ranking, skills testing, reference checks, background checks, etc.)
What percentage of the final selection decisions is documented? (This includes reasons for hire versus non-hire.)
How long is the selection documentation retained? (Three (3) year record retention mandated for State of Washington.)
Does the agency evaluate and assess how well the selection procedures worked?
How frequently does the agency assess its selection procedures?
Does the agency maintain documentation of the assessment process?
Source: Condensed version from State of Georgia, Human Resource Audit and revised.