10 Best Job Board Themes for WordPress

August 5th in Premium Themes, Theme Lists by .

Want to create a job board using WordPress? It’s not as hard as it might sound. Job themes for WordPress are not exactly plentiful, but there are few of them around that help you create your job site fast. Why would you want to create a job board using WordPress? If you run a blog, a job board could take it to the next level and solidify your community. WordPress does make managing these types of sites very easy. Besides, adding a job board to your website could bring you more traffic.

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There aren’t too many premium job themes around. If you are planning to pick up a job-listing theme, you should make sure it is good looking, mobile-friendly, and easy to customize. Here are 10 powerful job board themes you can use to give your job site a makeover:

jobengine

JobEngine: a beautiful, mobile-friendly job board theme for WordPress. JobEngine is easy to set up and highly customizable. It is available in multiple languages. You get plenty of awesome premium extensions to choose from.

Job Roller: a powerful job listing theme for WordPress that takes full advantage of custom types, jQuery, and AJAX to bring your visitors the most dynamic experience possible.

jobify theme

Jobify: a beautiful job board theme by Astoundify. It integrates with the WP Job Manager, Simple Paid Listings, Restrict Content Pro, Testimonials, and Soliloquy Lite. Jobify is Retina ready and has XML dummy content.

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Job Board Theme: a flexible job board theme for WordPress that comes with 7 color schemes and tons of customization features in the back-end. PayPal is integrated into the theme as well, making it easier to start a paid job board with WordPress.

9 to 5: a quite flexible WordPress job theme. It has 8 color schemes and is AJAXified. It has a separate blog section and can be localized.

JobPress Professional: a very flexible and attractive job board theme for WordPress that lets you set up your job board fast. You can also charge people for listing their jobs on your blog. Even if you don’t know any coding, you can still set up your job board fast with Jobpress.

jobshub

JobHub: turns your WordPress site into a job listing site quickly. It supports both employer and job hunter users. It tracks the job entries viewed by your visitors and lets them mark their favorite positions. Instant notifications for companies are offered.

JobJockey: lets you put together a job site using WordPress fast. It works for employers and job seekers. It keeps record of viewed and starred jobs. Companies get instant notification for new applications.

employeepress

EmployeePress: yet another theme you can use to connect job seekers with employers on your WordPress website. Might not be the best looking theme here but the support is quite decent.

Jobpress: if you are looking for a free job site theme, this template is worth checking out. You get custom post types, taxonomies, and custom page templates.

There you have it. Adding a job board to your WordPress blog is an easy way to take your blog to the next level. Thanks to the above job listing themes, you won’t have to spend too much time doing it.

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  • Even though I love job boards since they will get you a job if you keep them under observation, I still think it is a bad idea to create way to many job boards. It gets out of hand and more difficult to keep track were all of the jobs end up.

    With that said it might be a good idea to create niched job boards instead of the classic one with WordPress and design.

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  • Nich

    Templatic's Job board is one of the best. It has the advanced functionality yet easy to use.

  • Dennis

    Any suggestions if I'm interested in starting a Job Board where Recruiters can pay to see profiles/resumes?

    • Cyrus

      Not quite sure if I have seen a job board that does that. But I\’ll look for it.

    • Hi Dennis,
      I would recommend you to check http://wpjobboard.net/ for that!
      It's not a theme but a plugin, but has plenty of options and I'm happily using it on my site.

  • seoireland

    Here is one more I found. Not tested it myself! 🙂
    WordPress Job Manager Plugin http://pento.net/projects/wordpress-job-manager-p

  • Marc

    Great list. I found this premium jobroller childthemes, http://www.jobthemes.com . they look fantastic.

  • Do you know which of these themes allows you to charge users (job seekers) to access job listings? Jobroller and JobJockey do not, I know. Thanks!

    • Cyrus

      I am not sure. Most of the themes I have tested are about charging employers and not job hunters.

  • Guest

    Don't buy nothing from AppThemes because their support is the worst and their themes have so many problems with them. The don't work as described on their site and false claims that is can do this or that!

    • Cyrus

      We have had OK experience with their customer service. What was exactly your issue? Could you be more specific?

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