Introduction

Social Profiles, Ads & Affiliates, Classified Ads, Templating, Jobs & Recruitment

A Job Recruitment system, intended to help employers manage their job offers and allow job seekers to submit their online applications, Jobs Factory allows webmasters to create a broad range of implementations - from a niche website, covering only specific business areas (e.g. IT, Advertisement, Marketing etc.) to a fully fledged recruiting platform.

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Custom Fields

  • Publishable in any product template
  • Multiple field types (Checkbox, Image, Text input, Radio button, etc.)
  • Displayed on 10 different pages on the default product template and able to set category filter
  • Used for jobs, user profiles and company profiles
  • Each custom field can be set as searchable, rendering it available in advanced search
  • Option to set fields as compulsory

Layout & Themes

  • Fully customizable template system
  • Default responsive template
  • Fully customizable CSS
  • Smarty based templates allowing even more flexibility

Monetize

  • Payment items: Pay per listing, Pay per contact, Pay for featured jobs
  • Different category pricing for new listings
  • Preferential pricing for powersellers and verified users

Key Features

  • Two different groups: Companies and Candidates
  • Predefined locations (cities/areas/countries)
  • Featured jobs
  • Editable Job types, Experience levels and Study levels
  • Availability options for listings
  • Logos for companies and profile photos for candidates
  • Attachments for candidates
  • Google Maps localization
  • Reporting system for abusive job offers
  • Confidentiality options (hides Name, Logo and About us)
  • Watchlist (add individual job offers, categories and companies)
  • Admin definable currency
  • Automatic currency exchange rates using Yahoo conversion
  • Republish job offers (relisting)
  • Job offers ending countdown
  • Jobs archive
  • Tags
  • RSS feed

Standards

  • Multi-language support, UTF-8 support, comes default with English INI language files
  • SEO/SEF friendly
  • Default integration with Joomla! user profile, allowing a single login for Joomla! and component
  • Transition to RTL by editing the product templates
  • Simple installation, configuration and updating process

User Profile

  • Configurable account details (address, contact information, etc.)
  • Account balance and payments history
  • Candidates can add details regarding their education, experience, hobbies and more
  • Map localization for companies
  • Personalized fields

Categories

  • Unlimited categories and subcategories levels
  • Custom fields availability on specific categories
  • Different category pricing for new listings
  • Add categories to watchlist
  • Quick add function to add multiple categories and subcategories at once
  • Category tree module

Main Settings

  • Date & Time format
  • Enable and set the ACL (Access Control List)
  • Enable/disable location management (predefined locations)
  • Set number of jobs per page
  • Set confidentiality options
  • Maximum number of tags allowed
  • Customizable Workflow (one step posting, where jobs information is entered on one page, or a two-steps posting, which will require users to set the category first and the rest of the details afterwards)
  • Admin approval of every listing
  • Enable/disable job expiration hour and countdown
  • Enable and set up attachments options
  • Enable and set up Google Maps
  • Hide contact information (address, email)
  • Jobs availability in the archive section is fully customizable
  • Define the maximum size of the uploaded images or if user profile image is required
  • Enable and set up ReCaptcha

Search

  • Advanced jobs search using various criteria: title, category, job type, required studies, etc.
  • Radius search for jobs with the use of Google Maps
  • Search companies by keywords, country and fields of activity
  • Search candidates by keywords, desired salary, gender and more
  • Searchable custom fields
  • Jobs quick search module

Payments Gateways

  • Several Payment Gateways supported for payments towards the website: Paypal, Moneybookers/Skrill, 2Checkout, SagePayments, Authorize.Net, Bank-transfers
  • API available for integration of 3rd party payment gateways for payments towards the site

Modules & Plugins

  • Jobs quick search module
  • Category tree module
  • Modules that display latest, popular, random, featured jobs
  • Tag cloud module
  • Search plugin

3rd Party Integrations

  • Community Builder integration including a 5-plugins pack
  • Google Maps
  • ReCaptcha
  • Love Factory user profile

Notifications

  • Over 15 Email notifications for all important events to users and administrators
  • Customizable email templates

Backend Management

  • Actions: edit existing job offers, deal with reports, send notifications, etc.
  • Import jobs and locations from CSV
  • Export jobs and locations to XLS
  • Locations management (predefined cities/areas/countries)
  • User management
  • Payments management
  • Dashboard containing several statistics and information

Requirements

  • Joomla! 3.x
  • PHP (min. 5.3.0)
  • MySQL (min. 5.1 + )
  • CRON (a general CRON Tutorial is available in our documentation section)
  • cURL, GD2 libraries enabled

FURTHER DETAILED INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE PRODUCT HOMEPAGE!

I used this to: We was using it on a recruitmemt site but we cant use it now as they cant fix it as support says we have to use bootstrap 2 the old version, yet we are running our site on bootstrap 3 the new version. You cant find this out till you download it. We tried to resolve but no chance.
64
Functionality

Okay but admin can't fill out new user and send details. The activation is very hard for new users to figure out.

51
Ease of use

Not easy to use.

49
Support

board has no traffic when I last looked so it was not help. The guy logged in to my site and did some tweaks but, again, was not a winner

25
Value for money

would not purchase again

I used this to: teaching jobs website
Owner's reply: We never stated the extension allows the admin to fill out user profiles on their behalf. If this feature was so crucial to you, perhaps our extension was not your best option. We always instruct our potential clients to check out the demo, the documentation, and most importantly to ASK US about any features they need and if our product has them. We do not lie in any way regarding our products, and we are not ashamed to say when a product doesn't have a certain requirement.

Regarding activation, all what users have to do, is register and access a component menu, after which they will be prompted to enter their details to use the component fully. It's the web common for registered users. If this is too complicated, then we must wonder how any website has any users these days.

We don't see how our forum traffic has any influence on product quality or support. It is a product support forum, not a general discussion forum! Also, most of our customer support is done by separate ticket system. If we are to login onto a customer website it will happen when we can't replicate an issue on our own test servers, and only preceded by the customer acceptance and in strict order just to investigate and fix the reported issue if confirmed. All reported issues are investigated and our customer support response times are max. 24 hours during the week, due to different time zones, but we never leave anything aside and put great value on the total support we are offering.
23

Flawed and poor support


Posted on 07 October 2015
70
Functionality

Many cross functions currently don't work. Community builder bridging for one

10
Ease of use

Probably one of the most complex components I have used, adding fields for example requires multiples steps of creation and assignment

10
Support

Pretty poor for an expensive component. Many queries get short answers on the forum or one line responses. Same Questions over and over.

25
Documentation

Poorly worded and many of the links are out of date or plain don't work

1
Value for money

Current state it is not worth the money. The amount of time spent getting it to work is better spent on another component

I used this to: Nothing anymore. Replaced with another component.
Owner's reply: Setting up a Community Builder integration, which is a dedicated profile extension, with another extension which also has its own user profile will never be 'simple' from a technical point of view.
Yet all our extension requires (if the integration is needed), is for you to create some fields in CB, and assign them using some drop down boxes. We do our best to guide every customer and point out the required steps, including the documentation, it is a shame you could not manage to get it to work and gave up. It really is as simple as creating some fields in CB and selecting them from a dropbox in our extension.

Regarding Custom Fields (also if any custom field is needed, except the default extension fields), yes it requires multiple steps, one for creation, and one for assignment. How else would it know what kind of fields you want and where to display them? This is done via a simple interface, no coding, no file access required. Just follow the step by step instructions provided in our documentation.

Regarding the out of date links, this was caused due to a forum migration at that time, and it still had links posted to the older forum regarding the language files for the extension. Nothing else.
If you accessed the documentation directly, not from our forum or some search engine, the links were very much valid. Which is a far cry from 'many of the links are out of date or plain don't work' as you stated. We have an entire site sub-domain, dedicated only to the extensions documentation, which covers all extension features and available settings in detail.

Regarding the unanswered posts, please note that our extension support covers extension issues, not also further customization or tweaks. We cannot include any extra code development, in the extension price. If the time allows, we can only provide short tweaks on our forum, but not more then a couple of code lines. We feel sorry you gave up on the extension, since as you also stated is is quite complex. I can only suggest for you to download the latest major version, proceed with the installation following the extension documentation step-by-step, then if any issue might arise, just contact us, since we always support and maintain our products and offer the best possible customer service.
100
Functionality

Has just about everything you could or would need for a recruitment/jobs site, great template system for the developer/webmaster out there.

99
Ease of use

Easy enough to use, it's just mssing the back button from some of the admin areas, other than that it's spot on

100
Support

Support forum is better than most, questions get answered normally within 24hours, the ticket system is even faster, which is a nice bonus

100
Documentation

Good, simple to understand

100
Value for money

A fair price for a really comprehensive extension, can't fault the functionality of this extension as much as I tried...

I used this to: LGV driver recruitment agency

I highly recommend this product.

It works good.



What is missing, in my opinion to make it perfect:

# Taxes and tax zones

# Invoices and automatic sending

# A bit more professional design or themes.



The service is great. Quick and competently answers.



Regards H.Nelke

Owner's reply: Thank you for your appreciation and feedback! We will take this under consideration.

Regarding the templates, we are focusing more on flexibility, in order to allow webmasters to perform easy changes, since the trend is more to adapt it to it's own used Joomla template.
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Jobs Factory

Version:
2.0.5
Developer:
thePHPfactory
Last updated:
Dec 13 2018
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Includes:
c m p
Compatibility:
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