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What to look for in a recruitment website design service

What should I look for in a recruitment website design service?

Choosing the right recruitment website design service can be a tricky undertaking. When searching the internet for vendors it can be daunting to know which platform is right for your business, afterall it's a very important decision for your company because it's essentially your shop front; the first thing your clients and candidates see when they visit you for your services. This article lists some of the requirements we believe are essential when choosing the right vendor.


There is absolutely no doubt that your recruitment website should be secure. Every day we are seeing more and more data breaches in the news. Your chosen recruitment website provider should demonstrate expert knowledge in cyber security, mitigation methods and overal awareness of their product and the platform it's based upon. There are many providers that choose to use off the shelf, free and insecure pieces of software to base their system on top of; essentially taking something free that's created with little or no regard for security, packaging it up with a pretty theme and charging you money for it. This kind of provider is very dangerous to your business as they don't have the technical knowledge to mitigate attacks such as database exploits that (in recruitment certainly) often contain enough information to clone a person's identity which exposes you as a business to massive fines under GDPR.


These days nobody likes to wait and that's never more true than on a webiste load time. When visiting this blog post you may have already noticed how fast the page loaded and how snappy it feels. Most recruitment website vendors think of performance as an afterthought, they mistakingly deem aesthetics trump performance. What they fail to realise is that if the user never enters the website (because they got bored waiting to long for the page to load) then they will never see the aesthetics of the website anyway thus making their argument null and void. Some recruitment website developers feel that you cannot have a good looking website that also has incredible performance and security, we feel those vendors have no business creating websites in our industry and they're just out to take your money without a care if they deliver you a good product or not.

Knowledge and Expertise

Your chosen recruitment website designer should be extremly knowledgable in the recruitment industry. Ideally they would have worked in recruitment for some or all of their career and know the candidate workflow. They should have excellent knowledge of databases, GDPR, data protection/privacy, search algorhytms, website best practices, SEO and social media marketing. An worthwhile vendor will constantly be updating their platform with the latest and greatest technology for your website allowing you to stay ahead of your competition when attacting clients and candidates to your services.

Strong portfolio

A proven track record of good recruitment website design is essential when choosing the right vendor. Your chosen vendor should have a varied design portfolio and some good demonstration examples of their work. If the vendor is charging you for a theme design then make sure they're actually designing your theme and not just using something for free that they found for free on the internet, which (as mentioned above) is most likely to be insecure and very slow. You should not have to pay for your vendors lazyness or incompetence!

External reviews

Social reinforcement is key when choosing a recruitment website development vendor. You should research your vendors carefuly making sure to look at their external reviews such as Trustpilot to gain a well rounded and balanced picture of their strengths and weaknesses, only then can you begin to start deciding if they are the right for your project.

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What clients & recruiters say about us

Guys at Nodex are very knowledgeable, friendly and provide outstanding service. I was looking for a company to revamp our existing website, the team went through our old website and highlighted the issues that we needed to fix. They have done an excellent job in putting our new website. Would definitely recommend them to anyone looking to build a website. (From trust pilot)
Mera Peak Recruitment
Andrew and the Nodex team have been superb from the moment I asked for a demonstration on their CRM and i knew they would be the right business for me from them. Really easy to speak to, helpful and will go out of their way to provide first class customer service. Andrew has gone way beyond what I would normally expect and has helped me with tech issues outside of the actual Nodex products. Their CRM offers real value, easy to use and allows you to do far more than other options on the market and for a lower price! The connection with my company's website is also brilliant. I look forward to continuing to work with Nodex for the long term! (From Trust pilot)
Treasury search
When seeking a web designer for our new recruitment business, I initially approached a number of web design companies. Once I spoke to the team at Nodex, I knew straight away that they were the most knowledge company in their field. The service offered by the team at Nodex has been exceptional. They were on hand to offer advice, make adjustments and were very supportive from start to finish. I would recommend Nodex without any hesitation. Thank you!
Antella Recruitment
I had a great experience working with Nodex, they were extremely helpful from start to finish, always on hand to answer any queries or concerns. They know what they are talking about and offered some excellent advice in ways to maximise the fullest potential of my business website. The whole process was extremely efficient and the team went above and beyond in achieving my company vision. (From Trust Pilot)
Hero recruitment
Andrew, Alex and their team are highly knowledgeable and fully understand the needs of a recruitment business, which shows in the recruitment software they have developed. The CRM platform is very user friendly, has all the functionality that you would expect to see (if you don’t, they will design this for you) and is regularly updated. The set up / changeover process is swift and straight forward and the team are always there to support when needed.

I will be recommending Nodex to my network for anyone that is looking for a Recruitment Website or CRM.

(From Trust pilot)
Vet Seekers
Exceptional service!! Nodex have been great throughout. The website and Recruitment CRM is absolutely amazing and has really helped us with the day to day running of clients and candidates. We would highly recommend Nodex to any recruitment agency looking for a website and/or CRM. 10 out of 10 (From Trust Pilot)
Global Vet Recruitment
A fantastic fast and easy service to use, along with a very supportive team at Nodex. Its helped spend less time on admin and more on selling. This CRM makes the workflow smarter. I would recommend it to anyone.
Global Pets Recruitment
Not only was the service exemplary, the quality of my website and CRM is outstanding. Brilliant value for money. The team at Nodex have given my business their undivided attention and care during this process. I wanted a site that was easy to use and looked slick; Nodex have delivered tremendously. The Nodex CRM is easy to use, affective and concise. I am very pleased. I would recommend Nodex in a heartbeat. Fantastic work guys, thank you very much. (From Trustpilot)
Dara Recruitment
We recently migrated to the Nodex CRM, taking up the opportunity to move to a nodex website as part of a fully integrated solution. Well...WE'RE DELIGHTED WE DID! Really pleased with the user experience, it has improved work efficiency no end, and the team love it. Extremely responsive support on any queries we raised. (Via trustpilot)
Orchard Recruitment
Cannot rate the guys at Nodex enough, brilliant service from start to finish. Following the initial call with Andrew we knew the guys would look after after us and we weren’t wrong. Through every step of the process we received brilliant customer service and nothing was too much bother for them. If Heineken did web design then it would be by these guys! Already onto our next website with them. (From Trustpilot)
Big Ant Group


Template based recruitment website pricing

We operate a Pay Monthly solution for our recruitment platform. Pricing for this starts from £99 per month with a one off nominal setup fee of £299. This has everything you need to operate your recruitment website, including: our stellar professional website hosting, SSL certificates, daily website backups, minimal website updates and email support.

This is our preferred method of sale as it balances out the risk of a large outlay between both you and us, thus freeing cashflow to allow you to concentrate on marketing your services and growing your business.

We also offer more comprehensive monthly packages tailored to suit your needs.

Custom designed recruitment website pricing

If you would prefer a bespoke website design we can certainly accommodate your needs. Our initial build fee starts from £995. Included in your package is everything listed in the Nominal Fee Setup with the main difference being the length of your initial contract. If you would like to discuss available options please get in contact.

Each design is quoted on a client by client basis and starts with a brief, outlining your goals and requirements.

Please note that the setup fee is dependant on theme and services / functionality required for your project. Each project is quoted on an individual basis. Please get in contact to discuss your options with one of our experts today.