Gathering candidate information is crucial for making well-informed hiring decisions, as well as ensuring an equitable and comprehensive selection process. Workable offers multiple ways to collect candidate data.
|Custom field||Custom question||Candidate survey||EEO survey|
|Candidate completion||During application||During application||After application||After application|
|Best for||Expected salary, Disqualification reasons (for non-US jobs) or other sensitive info||Knock out questions, any other screening question that is not capturing sensitive info||Demographic information, diversity and inclusion data (for non-US)||Demographic information (only for US)|
|Are the questions mandatory?||Depends on your settings||Yes||No||No|
▶︎ Workflow section
Will exist on candidate profiles and application forms for all jobs
▶︎ In the Application Form tab of the job editor for each job
Questions used in the past will auto-populate as you type
▶︎ Candidate Surveys page
Set up once and all candidates will receive the option to complete the survey
▶︎ Compliance page
Set up once and all candidates in US jobs will receive the option to complete the survey
|Reporting||Candidate Breakdown report under Customized data as separate columns||Candidate Breakdown report under Customized data > Answers. Questions and answers will be exported in their own columns.||Candidate surveys report||Compliance (EEO/OFCCP) report|
|Visibility||You can restrict visibility to specific user types (Visibility setting)||Answers show up in the profile and it's not possible to restrict visibility||Survey responses in the report are anonymous and follow the same visibility rules as other reports.||
Survey responses in the report follow the same visibility rules as other reports.
Only Admin users can export the results per candidate.