Fall 2022

Candidate interview and employer brand report

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45% of candidates have rejected jobs after being “catfished” during the interview process.

9 in every 10 candidates expect the hiring process to reveal a company’s culture and values.


91% of employees believe a healthy, diverse and inclusive company culture is integral when considering a job.

Almost one-third of candidates have faced discriminatory questions during a job interview.


39% of respondents who identified as Black have faced discriminatory questions, compared to 31% of white respondents.

68% of candidates believe that a diverse interview panel reflects the true diversity, equity and inclusion commitment of a company.

Survey method

Greenhouse, the hiring software company, surveyed over 1,500 respondents in August 2022. All respondents at the time of the research were employed and residing in the United States.