Job candidate preselection questionnaire template

Dear job candidate👋

Thank you for applying for the position of the [vacant job position title] and submitting your CV. 

Please take 5 minutes to answer this survey and provide additional information on your qualifications and personal attributes that will complement your profile.

We truly appreciate your time.

1. What motivated you to apply for the position of the [vacant job position title]?

Select all that apply.

  • Attractive job description
  • Workplace location
  • Company brand/reputation
  • Unique product/service
  • New industry

2. What do you know about our company?

Name any facts that you find worth mentioning.


3. What is your main reason for seeking a new job?

Select all that apply.

  • Personal challenge
  • Contract termination
  • Professional growth opportunity
  • Better salary
  • Healthy company culture

4. What type of employment are you looking for?

Select one answer

  • Choose...
    • Choose...
    • Full time
    • Part time
    • Casual/On call
    • Contract for work
    • Self-employed - subcontractor

5. Which work mode do you prefer?

Select one answer

  • Office
  • Remote
  • Hybrid

6. Describe other skills, knowledge and abilities that you can use for the position you are applying for.

Include both professional and personal qualities.


7. What are your strengths?

Inlclude both professional and personal qualities.


8. What are the ways of your self-development?

Feel free to mention both, professional and personal.


9. What are your language skills?

Use standardized classification according to the CEFR scale: A1 level = beginner / A2 level = pre-intermediate / B1 level = intermediate / B2 level = upper-intermediate / C1 level = advanced / C2 level = proficient

  • Spoken
  • Written













10. Why do you think we shall hire you?

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Are you hiring a new employee? The job candidate preselection questionnaire template will make it easier and faster for you to select candidates for the next rounds.

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The survey sample is ideal for

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  • recruiters,
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  • employees in leadership positions.

This way you avoid reading long and confusing CVs. You can filter candidates according to their skills, level of education, work experience and other parameters you want to focus on. You will then invite to a personal interview those whose profiles will best correspond to the assumptions based on the description of the position. You can freely modify all pre-prepared questions and adapt the structure of the questionnaire template to your needs.

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