The competition in the current job market is fierce. Searching and applying for positions as soon as they come open can mean the difference between getting an interview and getting lost in the flood of applicants. But sitting in front of your computer refreshing your searches is impractical. Luckily, there are apps that let you easily search and apply for jobs wherever you are. You can also get tips on how to write a resume, how to answer interview questions, and how to efficiently search for jobs. The following job search apps are perfect for helping with your job search.
Jobs by Careerbuilder.com
With Jobs by Careerbuilder.com, you can have instant access to all the features available from their traditional website. Search and apply for jobs, save searches and positions that interest you, receive alerts, and keep track of your resumes and applications. A unique feature of this app is that it will use your phone’s built-in GPS to find jobs in your area.
Monster Job Search
If you are searching for jobs, chances are you have used Monster. This app is a great extension of their website that allows you to search for jobs, apply for positions, and save your resumes and cover letters. You can also customize your account to send newly posted positions straight to your smartphone. Monster’s app also uses GPS to search for jobs near you.
Job Search by Indeed Jobs
Indeed lists millions of openings in the US and abroad, great for job seekers open to moving for the perfect career opportunity. For you most recent searches, Job Search will highlight the jobs that have been added since you last searched. You can also save and share jobs with your Indeed.com account.
LinkedIn is becoming a more important tool for job seekers. Their smartphone app is essential for professionals looking for employment. If you don’t have a LinkedIn account, you will have to have one to use this app (but you should have one anyway!). You can check out industry news and your interviewer, post status updates, and participate in professional groups.
This smartphone app has official government openings and is a companion to the USAJOBS.com website. You can search for jobs by title, agency, location, and more, and then save your searches and jobs that interest you. You can also track your application status right from your phone.