Can you refine selection plans to better screen/rank candidates
by the priority KSAs?
Where is the need for selection strategies linked with recruitment
strategies (e.g., administering training and experience exams
on the spot on college recruitment trips to accelerate the
Have you considered special exam strategies such as on-line
exams, position specific and program specific testing, performance
assessments, and education and experience tests?
Which gaps will be addressed through innovative and aggressive
Are you making use of the StateJobsNY, job fairs, Civil Service's
Recruitment Section and other opportunities to get the word
Have you considered continuous recruitment and spot recruitment
Can traineeships be established to "grow your own"?
Are internships through the Public Management Institute (PMI)
What can you learn from other agencies and states on what
they have done to deal with similar recruitment challenges?
Would re-employment of retirees under Section 211 or 212
of the NYS Retirement and Social Security Law meet some of
your staffing needs? (See the Glossary.)
What other creative approaches can you develop to address
the supply, such as partnering with educational institutions
to refer and/or develop candidates for difficult to fill positions?
What special strategies can you employ to recruit minority
Can you pool resources with other agencies that are focusing
on the same candidate field, creating a cooperative framework
in which to compete for candidates?
for agency examples.)