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Candidate survey template

Use this template for surveying your candidates for diversity tracking purposes. For more information on best practices, check out our in-depth tutorial on how to track your diversity metrics as part of your company’s DEI strategy.

Gender, sex, and sexual orientation questions

Gender:

1. Select the gender that you most identify with:

  • Cisgender
  • Transgender
  • Non-binary
  • Genderqueer or genderfluid
  • Agender
  • Two-spirit
  • Questioning or unsure
  • Not listed
  • Prefer not to disclose

Sex:

2. Select your sex:

  • Male
  • Female
  • Intersex
  • Not listed
  • Prefer not to disclose

Sexual orientation:

3. Select the sexual orientation that best suits you:

  • Asexual
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Straight (heterosexual)
  • Lesbian
  • Pansexual
  • Queer
  • Questioning or unsure
  • Same-gender loving
  • Not listed
  • Prefer not to disclose

Race and ethnicity questions

Race:

4. Select the race or ancestry that best describes you:

  • East Asian
  • South Asian
  • Southeast Asian
  • Pacific Islander
  • Black / African American / POC
  • Native American / First Nations / Indigenous
  • White / Caucasian
  • Multiracial / Biracial
  • Not listed
  • Prefer not to disclose

Ethnicity:

5. Select the ethnicity that you most identify with:

  • Australian / New Zealander
  • Arabic
  • South Asian
  • East Asian
  • Middle Eastern
  • Mainland European
  • British / Irish / Scottish / Welsh
  • North American
  • Central American
  • South American
  • Hispanic
  • African
  • Not listed
  • Prefer not to disclose

Religion questions

6. Select the religious group that you most identify with:

  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Not listed
  • Prefer not to disclose

7. How religious do you consider yourself to be (especially in terms of observances, etc.)?

  • Not religious
  • Moderately religious
  • Very religious
  • Prefer not to disclose

Disability questions

8. If you have a disability or impairment, please select the challenge facing you:

  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • Cognitive
  • Communicative
  • Neurodiversity
  • Physical mobility
  • Mental health
  • ‘Unseen’ disability (i.e. diabetes, asthma, epilepsy)
  • No disability or impairment
  • Not listed
  • Prefer not to disclose

Candidate survey template

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