The Personnel/Payroll Data Sheet (PPDS) form should be used whenever you are hiring or changing the status of an employee. The PPDS form covers everything from appointment and supervisor changes, to terminations.
Completing the PPDS to fill a position:
Before filling a position with a new employee, or an existing employee, verify with budget that you have adequate funding.
Once you have a preferred candidate, do thorough reference checks, including the review of any existing state personnel file.