CMS Bureau of Personnel Management

Mission Statement

It is the mission of CMS to provide efficient, timely and compliant services and resources to agencies, leading State personnel functions to recruit, develop, engage, and retain an inclusive, highly-qualified, and diverse workforce.

State of Illinois Employee Career Portal Training

SuccessFactors User Registration/Initial Setup (OKTA)

State of Illinois Employee Career Portal Overview

Comprehensive Employment Plan (CEP)

The Comprehensive Employment Plan (CEP) (pdf) sets forth the principles that will govern the State's hiring and employment policies and procedures for positions at agencies under the jurisdiction of the Governor. This CEP applies to current State employees as well as all applicants and candidates for State positions. The Office of the Governor and the Department of Central Management Services (CMS) may issue guidance for adhering to this CEP.

Required Hiring Process Training:

 Documents pertaining to Public Act 101 0656 - Conviction Record Protection

CMS Hiring Process Training Manual 

Training located below will correspond with the numbering convention within this training manual. Reference this manual for step by step processes in the training videos below.

Hiring Process Training

Training Reports

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