OMHRP Tip of the Month - August 2019

Hiring the best qualified candidate:

  1. Prepare all questions in advance and ensure they are job-related
    Establish benchmarks for desired responses

  2. Take notes of each candidate’s responses

  3. Consider having the candidates “audition” for the job by utilizing practical exercises that simulate the job they are seeking

  4. Listen to the candidate talk about an issue that is important to them personally

  5. Have a team member take them on an interview of the office and get the team member’s feedback about the interaction

  6. Check references!!!

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Medical Marijuana and the Hiring Process

Medical Marijuana and the Hiring Process

SQ 788 (Medical Marijuana) creates broad job protections which largely prohibit Oklahoma municipalities from making hiring or other employment decisions on the basis of a person exercising certain rights granted by these new statutes. How does SQ 788 impact your ability to hire or not hire an applicant who uses marijuana?

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