You can collect general information about candidates with an application form, like contact info, work and education history, and a resume or cover letter. But if you need to collect more detailed info from the beginning, your best bet is to add a questionnaire to the application.

Candidate Questionnaires are available to customers on all paid plans.
Admin permission is required to create and edit questionnaires.

Important note: Some questionnaire features and response types aren’t compatible with the application process of certain job boards. To help ensure you’re getting as many applicants as possible:

  1. Use only single-section questionnaires.

  2. Avoid using video response questions.

  3. Avoid using file upload questions.

If you want to use a questionnaire with multiple sections, video responses, or file uploads early in the recruitment process, consider sending it by email or with a stage action as soon as candidates reach your Applied stage.

How to add a questionnaire to an application form

You can add a questionnaire to an application when you create a position, or later in the positions’ settings.

  1. Click Positions/Pools in the left sidebar.

  2. Open the correct position.

  3. Click the gear icon ⚙️ in the top-right corner of the window to open Position Settings.

  4. Click Application Form in the left sidebar.

  5. Scroll to Available Questionnaires and choose a questionnaire from the dropdown.

    • If the perfect questionnaire doesn’t already exist, just click + Add a Questionnaire to create one!

  6. Click Save Changes.

Learn more about the types of questions you can include on a questionnaire.

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