1. JobEngine WordPress Theme by EngineThemes

    JobEngine

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    JobEngine delivers one of the nicest-looking WordPress themes for those looking to set up a job website.

    The simple and uncluttered layout allows your visitors and registered members to easily browse through listings, post their own availability, or on the opposite side – post their resume for others to see.

    It includes advanced search features and the ability to place listings in categories which make navigating and administering the site very easy.

    Aesthetically, this is one of the nicest-looking solutions for a WordPress-powered employment listing website available on the market today. Every detail and aspect has been given special attention and styling to deliver a theme that is not only powerful and highly functional, but beautiful and visually-pleasing as well.

  2. Jobs Directory WordPress Theme by Templatic

    Jobs Directory

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    Jobs Directory is a premium WordPress theme that allows you to create a full-featured job board or job posting website.

    Easily categorize postings to you liking or needs (all jobs, full-time, part-time, etc.), set up page for employers, provide all the information you might want with the detailed job posting pages, display the openings on a map, built-in payment handling (subscriptions, charges, etc.), and a handful of other features that all make this a very powerful and feature-rich solution.

  3. JobBoard WordPress Theme by Templatic

    JobBoard

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    Job Board WordPress Theme was developed by one Templatic, one of the world’s leading premium WordPress theme designers.

    It has been built from the ground up specifically for those looking to build a career website or job listings/portal site. The listings are displayed prominently for your visitors to see and can not only be categorized by type of job, but can even be placed into multiple categories (like full-time and part-time help). Whether you’re looking to create a standalone site or a section for your existing site, this theme won’t disappoint.

    The design of the theme will give you a modern look and feel that keeps up with today’s modern websites, ensuring you stay on the cutting edge.

    Multi-functional in its application, this solution not only provides a clean and beautiful way to display jobs – but it also works on the opposite end to allow visitors to post their resumes as well – providing you with a complete, all-in-one package.

  4. Job Board Theme WordPress Theme by PremiumPress

    Job Board Theme

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    Job Board Theme WordPress Theme is a powerful job board WordPress theme by custom theme shop PremiumPress.

    It allows you to easily transform your WordPress site into a fully-functional job website complete with categorization of jobs, keyword search, and much more.

    Customizable with a variety of different color schemes, you can modify and alter the theme to suit your own needs and style. As one of the more popular options available for posting jobs – you will find that the developers really deliver on your expectations with this package.

  5. JobRoller WordPress Theme by AppThemes

    JobRoller

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    JobRoller is one of the original Job Board themes for WordPress, now powering thousands of sites and claimed to be the #1 job listings theme in the world.

    With the features nearly too numerous to highlight, the theme comes equipped with everything you need to set up a jobs site (or section of an existing site).

    The theme comes with: a responsive layout and design, ability to syndicate listings (Indeed, SimplyHired, etc.), AJAX and jQuery functionality, automatic image resizing, powerful administration back-end, custom job types, and works for both job seekers and employers.

  6. Job Portal WordPress Theme by TemplateMonster

    Job Portal

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    If you’re wanting to set up a job portal, then this theme offers the perfect solution.

    Just a few of the many features you will find inside include: parallax scrolling effects, background video capabilities, a featured content/image slider, social media widgets (for Facebook, Twitter, etc.), responsive and built on Bootstrap, built-in contact forms, and other customization options that allow you to completely control the look and feel of your site.

  7. JobTheme WordPress Theme by TemplateMonster

    JobTheme

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    For a beautiful and powerful job directory/listings site, this theme for WordPress provides all of the features and functionality you could want.

    Optimized for performance, this responsive theme features lazy-loading images (which optimizes load time), custom pages (for 404 pages, testimonials, blog, etc), optimized for SEO, custom widgets, Google services integration, and many other features are all built into the package.

  8. Jobera WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Jobera

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    Jobera WordPress Theme offers unmatched aesthetic quality with a look that will distinguish you from the other sites that offer job listings or posting.

    With unique animation effects, responsive layout and design, and a beautiful and appealing design – you will find that this theme delivers on all fronts.

  9. Jobify WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Jobify

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    Jobify WordPress Theme delivers a modern-looking solution that should meet the needs of anyone who is trying to set up a new job board site (or make an additional section for an existing site).

    The responsive layout, flat-style design, and other extras and features – make this a popular choice amongst those looking for a great all-around theme for WordPress.

  10. Nine to Five WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Nine to Five

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    Nine to Five WordPress Theme is a carefully-crafted, responsive, premium theme for WordPress that excels at providing one of the most simple and clean designs of its kind.

    Built exclusively to power a jobs site, it provides everything you might need to post employment listings while offering a simple installation and setup process.

  11. Job Hunt WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Job Hunt

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    A modern and eye-catching, bold design makes the Job Hunt theme stand apart from some of its competition with its emphasis on perfectly-placed pixels.

    From the Retina-ready and responsive layout to the built-in features, it offers everything you need to create a great-looking jobs site.

  12. Profession WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Profession

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    Combining advanced functionality and beautiful design, this theme gives you a world of features and options to customize to your liking.

    From the integration with eCommerce and payment gateways that allow you to sell postings through the site to the expertly-coded theme that was built with Bootstrap and looks great on any size screen.

  13. WorkScout WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    WorkScout

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    Built with all of the features and functionality you might need to create a professional website for posting jobs, WorkScout gives you all of the things you need to manage every aspect of an employment site.

    From eCommerce integration with WooCommerce to the powerful bookmarking and and filtering features – this is a truly professional theme to power your job portal.

  14. Jobmonster WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Jobmonster

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    Create an amazing-looking (and functioning) job board with this responsive, premium theme.

    Without the use of plugins, you can have a truly professional and first-class site or section for job postings.

    With powerful administration tools, employers and applicants can manage every aspect of the hiring process – from individualized dashboards to custom functions, this theme has it all.

  15. Jobseek WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    JobSeek

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    Utilizing the free WP Job Manager WordPress plugin, this theme extends the features and functionality to provide you with a full-featured solution to create the ultimate job and employment platform.

    Integrated with WooCommerce, it allows you to collect payment and make money from postings – helping you earn more money if you want.

    Whether you’re looking for an employment or HR solution for managing applicants, or you’re wanting to set up a dedicated site – JobSeek is a WordPress theme that provides everything you might need.

  16. JobCareer WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    JobCareer

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    One of the most powerful job board/portal solutions available for WordPress, this theme offers unmatched design and functionality for your job listings.

    Unlike many of the premium plugins that charge for additional functionality and features, JobCareer provides you with all of the necessary tools and components (all included with the theme) that you would typically only find in paid plugins.

    Integrated with WooCommerce, Indeed, geolocation features, and dozens of other extras – it gives you a complete solution for creating a simple employment website or section of an existing site.

  17. JobInn WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    JobInn

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    Create you’re very own directory for jobs and employment listings with this super flexible theme for WordPress.

    From location and region filtering to the customization options (like headers, layouts, sections, etc.), you can modify everything to your exact specifications.

    Perhaps the best theme available for creating a job directory site, you can be up and running in no time with JobInn.

  18. MeshJobs WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    MeshJobs

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    One of the most beautifully-designed job board themes, MeshJobs provides you with an ultra-modern look and layout that is sure to capture the attention of your visitors.

    With carefully-placed sections, it conveys a sleek style that is surely one of the most impressive available anywhere.

    Included in the theme you will find advanced search and filter functionality, resume search and management, employer and applicant management – the features and options are too numerous to count.

  19. WPJobus WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    WPJobus

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    A multi-functional theme for employment sites, WPJobus gives you all of the tools necessary to create a rich and engaging job portal/listings/board directory.

    With three main content sections built into the theme, it gives you full control over the look, feel, and functionality of your site – giving you the power to customize it to fit whatever needs you might have.

  20. Jobplanet WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Jobplanet

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    Requiring no additional plugins to function properly, this WordPress theme will have you up and running with your own site with ease.

    Features include WooCommerce support and integration, AJAX search and filtering, status messages, administration approval of submissiones, and a beautiful design that is responsive and looks great on any size screen

  21. JobsDojo WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    JobsDojo

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    From start to finish, this theme has you covered.

    From the front-end visitors can submit and upload their resumes, while employers and businesses can also submit their job offers – it’s a pre-built two-sided marketplace that was designed for interaction and efficiency.

    The responsive layout and design effortlessly integrates with the popular WooCommerce plugin, allowing you to add eCommerce functionality to the site and monetizing your listings.

    Using the WP Job Manager plugin for WordPress and capabilities of Behance portfolio import, it is as powerful as it is aesthetically-pleasing.

  22. Careers WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Careers

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    With dual functionality, the Careers theme can act as both a job/employment site as well as a candidate database.

    Just a few of the many included features you will find: front-end submission of postings by visitors, Stripe integration/support, resume builder for applicants, and much more!

  23. PetSitter WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    PetSitter


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    Serving a very specialized market, the PetSitter theme gives you the ultimate job portal/board/directory website if you’re in the pet industry.

    Display all of the things your visitors would want to see and in a format that you want.

    Set up with the package that’s included are multiple page/layout options, powerful search and filtering, applicant/service candidate profiles, custom administration touches, and one of the only custom-built pet-related themes of its kind available anywhere.

  24. Handyman WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Handyman

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    Built to suit the needs of the service industry, Handyman was built to function as a job listing/directory site for those offering services.

    Whether you do landscaping or handyman work, or you’re a professional or skilled laborer (like a plumber, electrician, or specialist) – this theme provides the ultimate service-finding solution.

    With similarities to Angie’s List, this theme includes a number of powerful functions and features: a responsive layout and design that is built on Bootstrap, integration with the most popular job plugins for WordPress (Resume Manager and WP Job Manager), the premium Reviewer and Visual Composer WordPress plugins are included, custom widgets, multiple layout options and customization features, support for WordPress’ native post formats, and several other features that will help you transform your site into a powerful services directory.

About this collection…

At one time, there only existed a small handful of sites where you might go to when searching for a job or posting for an opening. Sites like Monster, Craigslist, and Indeed made up the bulk of the traffic on both sides – and practically dominated the online employment marketplace.

However, as time has gone on and the industry has become a little less consolidated – more opportunities have opened up for those wishing to take a little slice of the traffic. While new players like LinkedIn and others have emerged as the dominant force, there is still plenty of room for other players in the field.

Many have found success taking the niche route and creating sites that cater to specific industries or demographics, while others have internalized their employment practices by creating either mini-sites or sections within their existing websites to gain new talent.

What once might take months of development in coding, designing, and building out a jobs site – can now be done in a matter of minutes with the right set-up.

WordPress (along with several independent designers and developers) has given anyone the ability to set up their own jobs site (portal, directory, board, or listings section) – with just a remarkably small investment of time and money.

There are now a handful of truly world-class job-related WordPress themes that will give you all of the features and functionality you might need – whether you’re setting up a new site or creating a section on an existing one.

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