Illustration of a job application questionnaire on a smartphone

How iHire’s Application Question Tool Helps You Find Top Talent

It’s no secret that posting your job on iHire gets your open position in front of our unique, industry-focused pool of qualified and career-driven candidates. Plus, every job posting gets:

  • Emailed to matching candidates
  • Promoted on Twitter
  • Shared with our partner sites
  • Automatically refreshed every 15 days

But did you know that you can also add customized application questions at no extra cost?

At iHire, our goal is to connect you with the right talent as quickly and easily as possible. Using our application question tool to prescreen candidates helps you fill your open positions even faster.

Here’s how it works: After you’ve selected your job opening category and filled in the details, Step 3 in the posting process enables you to add application questions. You can choose between written response, yes/no, or scale (1–5) format questions:


ihire application questionnaire 1


Not sure what to ask? Here are some examples:

Written Response: Briefly describe your experience in project management.

Yes/No: Do you have a valid driver’s license?

Scale (1–5): On a scale of 1–5, how proficient are you in MS Word?


If you wish, you can allow applicants to expand on their answers to yes/no or scale format questions with additional written comments:


ihire application questionnaire 2


When job seekers respond to your questions as part of the overall apply process, those answers will be included in their application. Save time by seeing at glance who your best candidates are and quickly prioritizing your list of interviewees.

That’s all there is to it! As mentioned above, application questions can be added to any job posting on iHire at no additional cost. It’s just another way iHire helps you quickly and affordably find the perfect hire.

Ready to get started? Post your job today to find top talent!

by: Natalie Winzer, iHire
December 21, 2016