Depends on department, if you score high on their resume program they will call you
Answered - State Program Admin (Former Employee) - Saint Paul, MN
It was like reading a manual it gives me the information I need to understand what the job is really about
I was interviewed over the phone and hired on the spot
Answered - Judicial Law Clerk (Former Employee) - Crookston, MN
Standard panel interview with 2-3 people, then standard long wait time to see if you make it to the second round. If not, you'll receive a generic (sometimes insulting) email from a HR representative.
It was an easy interview, my background fit what they were looking for. The hiring process (for me) was quick - interviewed and offered the job the next day. Now it's changed quite a bit - much slower and upper management interference that causes candidates to find other jobs while waiting...
Answered - Transportation Program Specialist (Current Employee) - Minnesota