Step 5: Setting Up the Personio Career Page


This article explains how you can customize your Personio career page with your corporate design. All the job openings you have stored in Personio are clearly displayed there. In addition, candidates can submit their personal data and documents directly to Personio via an application form. When they do so, an applicant profile is automatically created for them in your Personio account.


General Settings

To use your personal Personio career page, you first need to activate it by checking the checkbox in Settings > Recruiting > Career page > Personio career page enabled You can then view the page at

Google for Jobs

When you check the "Google Jobs" checkbox, all of the job postings on your career page will appear in the "Google for Jobs" search. You can find more information about how Google Jobs works and when you can use it here.

Recruiting Category

Decide how you would like to group the job openings on your Personio career page. Candidates will then be able to filter the jobs by either Department, Employment type, Office or Recruiting category and find the specific openings that are suitable for them.

You can find more information on creating recruiting categories here.

Configuring Application Forms

Enter all of the candidate attributes that you would like to include in your application form. You can use drag & drop to decide the order they should appear in, and you can also determine which attributes should be required fields. You can create any number of additional applicant attributes via Settings > Recruiting > CandidatesFor further information on this, please click here.

For the application form fields, you also need to define the document categories you would like to make available to candidates for uploading documents in their application forms. The predefined default categories are CV and Other

Please note that the candidate's gender information, which is required for gender variables to be used correctly in offers and email templates, cannot be requested in the application form. It has to be entered manually in the candidate profile.



Company Name

Enter the name of your company. This will be displayed as the sender name on emails if you have specified that the company name should appear as the recruiting email sender name in Settings > Recruiting > General > Sender. It will also appear in the title of the career page browser tab.

Legal Notice

Enter a link to your imprint so that visitors to your career page will have access to all of the necessary information about your company and services, in accordance with legal requirements.




In order to have your Personio career page match your corporate design as closely as possible, you can make some individual design adjustments.

Set the color palette for individual elements such as text, backgrounds and buttons, and decide which font to use. You can also upload your logo or company banner and define its width.



Custom CSS



You can use custom CSS to make additional adjustments to your Personio career page. However, please note that selectors and properties can only be used to a limited extent. You should only use classes to select elements. For more information about customizing your Personio career page using custom CSS, click here.



Complete your company profile and configure your Personio career page in multiple languages, if required.

Add your company description in the About us input field. This text will appear by default in all published job openings. Include images or a company video to introduce your business in the best way possible. For more information on including images and videos on your career page, click here.

Enter the title for the application form in Your application header. Also enter a descriptive text in Your application content, which will serve as additional information to help your applicants fill out the application form. Explain which documents you require for the application (Required documents).

Add your data privacy statement. Every candidate must agree to it before they can submit their application. Click here for more details and a template.

Please note that Personio, as the operator of your career page, automatically adds a data privacy statement on the processing of (personal) data.

In the input field Headlines, you can also add a title to be displayed within the header of the start page. To finish, enter a thank you note that will be displayed automatically after an application has been successfully submitted via the form.



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