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Hiring Resources

Policy & Guidelines


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Recruiting & Hiring of Regular Staff

Admin Guide Memo 2.1.2

Testing of Candidates

Excerpt from Admin Guide Memo 2.1.2, specifically regarding requirements when testing candidates

FAQs about Layoff Preference Status within the Taleo Recruitment Manager System

Questions and answers about employee layoff preference

University Wide Background Checks Website information regarding campus wide implementation of the background check program
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect Website information regarding the new legal requirements for those who have contact with minors at Stanford


Hiring Manager Tools


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Testing Services How to Get Started
FAQs about MS Office Assessment Questions and answers about MS Office Assessment

Interviewing Guidelines

Best practices, rules and tips for conducting a successful interview

Behavioral Interviewing Questions

Grouped by skill, these questions help seek demonstrated examples of past job-related behavior

Reference Checking Guidelines

Best practices and tips for contacting a candidate's references

New Reference Checking Form

Provides samples of reference questions




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Employment Application — SU29

Stanford's application for employment

Stanford University Offer Letter Templates

Official offer letter templates
HR access only - Login required


Global Activities


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Global Business Services

Provides practical and logistical information for foreign activities

Global Activities "Checklist" for Stanford University Human Resources Managers

Checklist that serves as a starting point when considering employee international engagement




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Visit the Diversity & Equal Opportunity @ Stanford — Staff Groups Website

Website to help you share information, answer questions and provide opportunities for social and personal support


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