If you own a phone, you can have more capability for finding a job or to make your job search easier. Here are 8 applications to consider:
- Jobs by Career Builder: with this app you can search 2 million jobs while using your GPS to identify jobs that may be near where you live. It’s free and is available for iPhone and Android
- Labor Stats: this app allows you to keep up-to-date on economic and industry news and trends. It’s free and is available for iPhone and Android
- Business Card Reader: this app allows you to capture all of those business cards you have collected; you can take a picture with the camera and adds the contact information to your address book. There is a cost for this app, which can vary for the capability you choose, and is available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Mobile
- SnapDat Digital Business Cards: you can create your own business card with this app, which allows you to choose from 40 designs which you can then email to your contacts. Cost is free and is available for iPhone
- Good Job: this app is your way to capture all of your job-searching activities, such as storing interview dates, job fair or networking events, or the like. This app also may have a fee attached and is available for iPhone
- Lunch Meet: this app is your own personal networking coordinator – you simply sign in with your LinkedIn account, tell it where and when you’re available to meet for a networking meeting and then it matches you up with others who are looking to network as well. Cost is free and is available for iPhone
- Resume App: this app will allow you to create your resume in PDF format, which you can then distribute from your phone; it’s good if you need a resume quickly. Cost is $2.99 and is available for iPhone
- Documents to Go: you can download several versions of this app, dependent upon your needs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel or Power Point; you can view and/or create your documents and sync your files. Cost is based on the version you choose and is available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Maemo
2 Replies to “8 Smartphone Applications to Aid in Your Job Search”
Thanks for giving us a shout out on your site, Barbara! We’re always in process to improve and update our app to make it easier and faster for job seekers to find, view, apply and save jobs.
I think it’s a great addition to help job seekers with their job search. Kudos to Career Builders!