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How to create a recruitment website

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By Alex Mcauley on

How to create a recruitment website

A great recruitment website can be a fantastic first impression for hiring managers and prospective employees. It's also an excellent way to target job seekers who are actively looking for new opportunities. Recruitment websites should help you stand out from your competition and attract the kind of candidates that you're looking for. A strong, professional site will let you post all relevant information about available jobs, interview dates, and any other pertinent details. Having an effective recruitment website is worth your time and effort—and fortunately, it isn't very difficult to create one! In this blog post, we'll show you some simple tips on how to create a recruitment website that applicants will love and seek out again in the future.

Create a professional website with care

A recruitment website is a significant investment, so you'll want to make sure it's professional and well-built. If you're looking to create and develop a recruitment website yourself then you should be prepared to put in the time and effort required to give you a good end product. If your time is better spent recruiting then we at Nodex offer a recruitment website design service that will do the hard work for you, we also offer turnkey recruitment website templates that make the entire process as simple as it can be. If you are a small company looking to do some internal recruiting then your staffing solution doesn't have to be an entire website! You can build a strong presence by creating a page on your existing business website and hosting it on an easily accessible URL. If you're not comfortable with building a website from scratch, you can always outsource the process as mentioned above. Using a hosted solution will require less time and effort on your part, but it will also have a smaller degree of customization.

Make your site easy to navigate

When designing your recruitment website, you'll want to make sure it's easy to navigate for both job seekers, potential clients and hiring managers. There are a few ways to make your site easy to navigate:

Have an easy-to-read layout; make sure your website's layout is easy to read and navigate, with large fonts and easily distinguishable information.

Use plenty of white space, and don't try to cram everything into one page. -

Include a clear navigation menu; most recruitment websites will have three main menu items: jobs, careers, and contact. Make sure your site is easy to navigate by including a clear, easy to read navigation menu at the top or bottom of each page. Use relevant links; if you have other pages related to the content on each page of your site, make sure you include links to those pages. Otherwise, readers may become confused and frustrated.

Create a strong welcome message

A welcome message is the first thing that people will see when they visit your recruitment website. It's also the first impression that you'll make on potential hires. The best way to create a strong welcome message is to think about the types of people you want to work for your organization and create a message directed at them. When creating your welcome message, try to include the following: - A brief introduction to your company and what your business does. - An overview of the position(s) available and what they entail. - Information on how and where to apply and any other helpful or interesting information that would draw in strong candidates.

Include job descriptions and requirements

A recruitment website isn't complete without jobs, descriptions and their requirements. Be sure to include as much information as possible about each open position, including: What the job actually entails; include a detailed description of what the job is and what it's expected to accomplish, Salary and benefits; let applicants know what the salary and benefits package is for each job - if you don't have specific figures, leave the fields blank and let candidates know that you'll get back to them with more information once they apply, Qualifications and requirements; Let applicants know exactly what they need to do in order to apply for a position.


Finally, once you've created a fantastic website, make sure you optimise it for search engines. If you want your site to show up on the first page of Google, you'll need a strong SEO strategy. First, make sure you have strong, unique content on each page of your website. Google prioritises content that is useful and relevant, so you'll want to make sure your site is full of helpful information. Next, make sure your site is optimised for mobile devices. Google prioritises sites that are easy to use on mobile devices, which makes your recruitment website even more accessible to job seekers. Finally, use relevant keywords and make sure they're included in your page titles and headers. You can use a free tool like Google Keyword Planner to figure out which keywords are worth including in your recruitment website.


A recruitment website is an essential tool for any business looking to hire new employees. A strong website will help you attract the right candidates by presenting your company in the best possible light. It doesn't have to be difficult to create a recruitment website. With the right amount of effort and a few simple tips, you can create a stellar website that will help you hire the best employees possible.

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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.