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How to Create a Job site with WordPress

priyanshu | Jul 26,2011 |   one comments

WordPress is an amazingly flexible CMS. It made humble beginnings as a blog engine but has since grown in a complete Content Management System.

WordPress can be used to create social networking website, A Magazine Like Website, An Article Directory and  even a Job site.

Not many Jobsites are powered with WordPress but still it can be used to create a fairly advanced Job Site.

Job Board Plugin

WordPress Job Manager is an open source plugin for creating advanced job sites with WordPress. It has various features like:

  • Job Listing
    • Categories to create multiple job boards
    • Jobs can be filed under multiple categories
    • Icons can be assigned to jobs, to make them stand out in the listing
    • Customisable fields, so you can display information about your jobs specific to your situation
    • Powerful templating system, allowing you to control the look and feel of your jobs and job boards
    • Widgets to fit into your WordPress theme
  • Job Management
    • Jobs can be defined to display between certain dates, or indefinitely
    • Simple admin interface for editing, updating and creating jobs
    • Jobs can be easily archived or made public as needed
  • Applications
    • Applicants can apply through the website, using a form that you can customize and template, so you get the information you need
    • Advanced filtering on application forms, to ensure you only get applications that match your criteria: Documentation
    • Upon successful application, you can be emailed the details, so you’re always up to date with new applicants
  • Applicant Management
    • Simple interface for viewing all applicants
    • List can be filtered based on any criteria in your custom application form
    • Email individuals or groups of candidates, to keep them updated on new job opportunities in your organisation
    • Interview scheduling, linked directly to jobs and applications
    • Internal comments, for easy reference when you need to decide

 

 

It requires Wp version 2.9 and above.

 

 

WordPress Job Site Themes

 

Another option is to use a Job Site theme for WordPress. There are various job site themes which can be utilized for this purpose. Here is a list of Themes for powering your job site

 

 

 

1 Comment

laurinda9973

March 24, 2015 at 11:32 pm

Good entry. Among the best I’ve found.

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