Mobile Apps for Job Seekers

In an increasingly mobile world, there is widespread use of smartphones with apps that can do just about anything. Among the available mobile apps are those created specifically to assist job seekers to conduct effective job searches, allowing them to continue their online experience while they are on the move.

 

Indeed Job Search Mobile App: Indeed, the job aggregation site, has a mobile app that gives job seekers access to job boards. By using Indeed, job seekers can search one site instead of visiting several job boards to find employment opportunities. This is a free app for iPhone andAndroid devices.

 

Job Search by The Ladders Mobile App: This app is similar to the one by Indeed with some additional benefits.Job Search by The Ladders Mobile App  allows the job seeker to see how she stacks up against the competition, as well as determine her market value in preparation for salary discussions. This is also a free app.

 

Hire*a*Droid: This powerful mobile app for Android devices allows job seekers to search all the major job boards at once. They can also send their resumes from inside the app.

 

High Paying Jobs: This app for the iPhone was created for job seekers who are seeking the most lucrative jobs.

 

The Pocket Resume: If you are out and hear about an employment opportunity that you have to respond to immediately, you can do so if you have a smartphone. The Pocket Resume works with the iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry. This paid app allows you to create, maintain, and email an attractive looking resume from your device. It also has the capability to pull information from your LinkedIn profile. Another option that will give you similar results is to sign up for the free version of Dropbox, a cloud storage site, and store your resume there. The Dropbox mobile app (iPhone and Android) will give you quick access to your resume so you can easily apply for any position if you are away from the office or your home.

 

Namerick: This nifty app allows the job seeker to quickly jot down a person’s name and information about them.Namerick is quite handy at networking events, or when the job seeker is being interviewed by multiple people at once.

 

Apps for Easy Social Networking: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook have free mobile apps for both iPhone and Android to keep job seekers connected.

 

The proliferation of smartphones with mobile job search apps such as the ones mentioned are allowing job seekers to take their job search on the road, enabling them to virtually manage the job search process.

 

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