The coronavirus pandemic has created a global labor shortage that has farms, factories and businesses of all types struggling to fill open positions. For employers looking to add to their ranks, that often means doing your best to stand out. That’s why creating engaging, memorable hiring flyers is important.
With Venngage’s Flyer Maker, you can create a flyer you can use online or in print to advertise and promote the job opening to your social media followers, within your industry or at colleges, universities and hiring events.
Learn about what makes a good hiring flyer and how you can create one, and get inspired to put the best face on your job opening.
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How do I make a flyer for a job?
If you want to go very DIY, simply get out a sheet of paper and a marker. Write down the title of the open position and some contact information, and you’re all set. However, if you really want to stand out, using Venngage’s Flyer Maker can give you an edge in a crowded job market.
Create your job flyer using Venngage in 5 simple steps:
Step 1: Sign up for a FREE Venngage account
Step 2: Pick a flyer from the library or customize one of our hiring flyer templates in this post
You can also start from scratch with your own ideas by using a blank canvas:
Step 3: Start customizing your hiring flyer
You can then start adding your message and key information about the job. A Venngage for Business user can also make use of My Brand Kit, which lets you apply your brand colors and logo to any template in one click:
Step 4: Add images, icons and illustrations as you see fit
Customize every aspect of the hiring flyer, including fonts, colors, images, backgrounds, icons and more to pique the interest of potential job candidates.
Step 5: Share a public link for free or upgrade to download
Once your design is finished, you can choose to publish your hiring flyer or share it for free using a public link. A paid user has the option to download the flyer in PNG, PNG HD or PDF so you can share the flyer across different hiring platforms.
A Business user can also download the flyer in Interactive PDF, which allows all your links to be clickable. You also have the option to export your job flyer as a PPTX file (to be used in a PowerPoint presentation) or an HTML file (to be used as an email template).
You can create so much more than just hiring flyers using Venngage’s Flyer Maker! Check out the flyer templates and examples you can customize using Venngage in this post: 50+ Captivating Flyer Examples, Templates and Design Tips
What do you put on a job flyer?
Hiring flyers come in many varieties, which we’ll explore in a moment. But in general, they all will list some or all of the following information:
- Company name
- Open position
- Contact information
That’s a pretty short list, which means that hiring managers have a wide range of creative freedom when it comes to what else they want to list on their hiring flyer and how they want to arrange the various elements included. Let’s see what some of those differences look like in practice.
As with any visual communication your company does, it’s important to think first of the audience. What types of people do you want to be interested in your job openings?
Tailor your message to them. If they’ll be most interested in knowing the salary range, include that. But if all jobs with that title in your area have similar salaries, then focus on other aspects like corporate culture or benefits.
This job flyer covers several open positions in a school district, and the words “Help Wanted” make it clear at a glance what the purpose of the job posting flyer is. Few details are available about the jobs, but because all the titles are straightforward, few details are needed.
Other employers may want to expand on each job, and this example shows how you can include a job description in a now hiring flyer.
Or you could buck trends and just talk about your company. This is ideal for sharing on social as you’re speaking to people who are fans of your brand.
Job flyers also vary visually, with some relying on photographs and others using icons or illustrations. This one uses a striking color palette and simple image to pique interest in their openings without getting specific.
Flyers using illustrations can also be effective and memorable, like this clever flyer that inspires people by describing the qualities the employer wants instead of listing out a specific job title.
Want to see even more captivating examples of flyers? Check out our favorites, including some tips for making yours stand out.
Hiring flyer examples
Take a look at hiring flyers by industry to see what your peers and competitors may be using to attract top talent.
IT, development & programming hiring flyer examples
Technology-related jobs are especially popular, as many of them can be done from home. That includes IT management, programming and other development positions. Be sure your now hiring flyer makes an impression on these workers who may have lots of options.
This flyer uses a simple two-shade color palette on top of an image anchored by a laptop. Several job titles are included, and key bullet points about benefits are also listed.
This IT hiring flyer takes a different approach while listing the same information as the previous version, making it ideal for companies with a highly corporate environment.
This programming job flyer, on the other hand, includes the same basic information but uses an image of workers at their desks to give candidates a glimpse into their potential future work environment.
This flyer turns all the others upside-down—literally. Taking advantage of an overhead photograph, this development job flyer has a unique perspective.
Customize this job posting flyer with your company’s brand colors and fonts so you can share it internally or on your social channels.
It’s tough for potential candidates to gather much information about an employer from a flyer, so a great photograph can really make the difference. Choose one like this from our library, or use a high-quality camera to take a picture of your team members collaborating and enjoying their jobs.
This hiring flyer would be perfect for a company that wants potential job candidates to know they’ll be entering a bustling, busy team.
Your job flyer can also advertise popular aspects of where your company is located. The downtown location mentioned in this IT flyer is reinforced with the skyscraper image in the background.
Data & analytics hiring flyer examples
Jobs related to data and analytics are in high demand, and that’s only expected to keep growing as the global economy increases its reliance on data. In the U.S., for example, data jobs are expected to grow at nearly four times the rate of all other jobs through 2026.
This data now hiring flyer includes brief job descriptions, and the background image makes it clear at a glance what’s most important to the employer—data.
This now hiring flyer example also uses an image to help job candidates see themselves in the role, while job descriptions appear at the bottom of the page.
This simple data job flyer uses icons and a faint background illustration to share details of open positions with interested candidates.
Manufacturing & logistics hiring flyer examples
If you’ve experienced issues getting things delivered during the pandemic, logistics and supply chain issues were probably to blame. Manufacturing and logistics jobs provide a crucial cog, and this industry has unique needs to speak to when hiring for open positions.
This now hiring flyer includes a diverse range of jobs, which is common for companies in this industry. Speaking to the various types of candidates means being quite general, as this broadly industrial image reflects.
This employer got even more general by using an abstract image as the background for this job flyer.
Marketing & media hiring flyer examples
Making yourself stand out when hiring for media and marketing professionals means creating something they haven’t seen before. Listing pay rates for open positions can help candidates understand if the job is for them right away.
This job flyer was designed for media professionals, but listing pay rates and hours can be useful across a variety of industries. Show candidates that you are upfront about your salary and hours expectations.
Listing salaries in a job flyer, as this media job opening flyer does, can feel strange if your company doesn’t customarily list such figures in your advertising. But pay transparency is increasingly important to businesses and workers.
Retail & service industry hiring flyer examples
The retail and service industries have notoriously high turnover rates, so if you’re a hiring manager in this field, chances are you’ll need to make many hiring flyers over the years. Consider your audience and the likely job candidates you’ll have, and then think about what will appeal most to them when creating a hiring flyer.
This modern job flyer amps up the cool factor, reflecting the business itself (a music store). Remember that for many people viewing your flyer, this may be the first they’ve heard of your company, so every image or icon you choose has an impact.
This job flyer for a coffee shop/bookstore reflects the vibe employees and patrons feel walking in, and because it lists the base hourly rate on offer, potential candidates don’t have to wonder if it’s worth their time to apply.
Internship hiring flyer examples
Internships pose their own unique issues when it comes to enticing top-tier candidates. Because many are unpaid or for college credit, internship hiring flyers tend to be broad with few specifics offered.
This internship flyer doesn’t list a specific job; rather, it’s offering students a chance to see what’s out there that might appeal to them, though the image chosen will probably cause students to assume it’s more technology-focused.
This internship flyer includes similar information to the example above, but the image of the university campus makes it more general.
Job fair & hiring event flyer examples
Organizations and employers that put on job fairs and hiring events may want to appeal to a broad base of potential candidates, or they may want to speak only to those in certain departments. Either way, job fair flyers give organizations a chance to show what they have to offer.
This flyer for a job fair is designed to appeal to many types of professionals who have been on the job hunt for a while with many types of services available.
Organizations in the finance or corporate space would be perfect for this job expo flyer designed to appeal to executive-level candidates because of its background image of a man in a business suit.
Colleges and universities are popular sites for job expos and job fairs, and this job fair flyer appeals to those still in school as well as recent graduates.
If your organization’s job fair includes many employers in the corporate space, consider this job flyer template that features modern corporate architecture in the background image.
If your job fair will be a more general employment affair, without one industry or field being dominant, consider a template like this one that’s eye-catching and non-specific.
Similarly, this hiring flyer advertises a university job fair designed to appeal to students across a range of majors and industries.
Consider customizing this hiring flyer if you’re trying to appeal to candidates who want to work in large organizations. The skyscraper motif of the background image will appeal to candidates considering jobs in major corporations.
In summary: Creating a unique hiring flyer can help your organization attract top-tier talent
Venngage’s Flyer Maker simplifies the process of creating a memorable, eye-catching flyer that will draw attention to your organization’s open positions. Customize every aspect of the flyer and then generate a web-ready or print-ready file and wait for the resumes to pour in.