Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Job hunting used to be made up of knocking on doors and looking in the newspaper every day. Now, you can simply get an app on your smartphone and find a job or a new career. They allow you to discreetly look for open positions and respond to employers quickly with the click of a button. It is even so simple that you can just upload your resume and send it to postings with one click. Obviously some are more user-friendly or cost effective, so here is a list of the best apps to find you a new job.
One of the most accurate apps to help guide you towards a new career is iPQ career planner. This 99 cent application has a 52 question assessment to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. It will then give you job options that best match your skills and is ideal for recent graduates.
An incredible application for job hunting is Jobrapido. This is a great app to find jobs in large US and UK cities such as Birmingham or New York. This search engine groups all the career opportunities posted on the websites of job boards, temping agencies, and companies’ websites.
If you are confident in your resume and want to keep a nice format for employers, you should look at Pocket Resume. For only $2.99 you can craft a professional looking resume to store and send directly to employers. You can update it from anywhere and effortlessly reach job postings.
Hidden Jobs is a great app that tracks hidden jobs you cannot find in newspapers or job boards. They keep tabs on unadvertised jobs from organizations who are expanding and opening up new positions.
One of the most streamlined interfaces is an app called Real-Time Jobs. This is an app from the Twitter job search that makes the search process easy and effectively by reporting jobs posted on Twitter. It allows users to pitch themselves with one tap to make job searching fun and easy. More than 1000 jobs are posted every hour making it one of the best apps out there.
The Reach app helps local professionals find jobs in their industry faster than ever. Once you are logged in through LinkedIn or email you can connect with other users to network within your area. It is the best networking application out there to help you find a great new opportunity.
Last but not least is the Linkedin app. This popular social network has a great app that allows you to connect and stay in touch with other professionals and potential employers. It allows you to upload your professional information equivalent to your resume and easily apply to hundreds of new jobs.