Typically, an essential function occupies a significant amount of time of the employee’s time and requires specialized skills to perform. In short, document everything you take into consideration when making the hiring decision. referenceNo further consideration will be given to those who do not meet the minimum qualifications. The first step in the selection process is to file an application. The minimum requirements or “basic qualifications” are those qualifications or criteria which was established in advance and advertised to potential applicants: Must be relevant and relate to the duties and responsibilities of the job e.g., should not list driving requirement if not part of responsibilities or duties of the job. Qualifications are only one consideration. Then ask them if they would like to proceed to an interview given the salary you have to offer. The supervisor can specify the quality and quantity of work, reliability, potential problem areas and job behaviours.