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10 Must Have Apps for Your Job Search

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10 Must Have Apps for Your Job Search

Increasingly, smartphones can be used in your search for employment.  Various apps and websites allow the user to search for a job, fill out an application, submit a resume, and in some cases, see the progress of an application.

Here are ten job-search websites that can be accessed with a smartphone.

1.  LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a job search and networking platform that allows users to connect with professionals. LinkedIn organizes and categorizes content so you can keep updated on career trends. It provides a platform for members of professional groups to ask questions and share answers and feedbac

Click on the following link to learn more and download the LinkedIn Mobile App for Android and Apple devices.

2.  Monster

Monster is the largest resume database in the world; you can create an account and upload your resume for recruiters or potential employers to find. Monster also offers career advice and resume services to help you with your job search.

Click on the following link to download the Monster Job Search app for Android and Apple devices.

3.  Snag- Jobs Hiring Now

Snag (formerly SnagAJob) is a website for open hourly-wage positions. Snag offers quick profile setup so that employees can get jobs and employers can hire employees quickly.

Snag- Jobs Hiring Now for Android phones in the Google Play Store

Snag- Jobs Hiring Now for iPhones in the iTunes App Store.

4.  Glassdoor

Glassdoor offers reviews of companies, CEO information, salary reports, interview questions, etc.  The Glassdoor database is created with information provided shared by employees. Glassdoor also offers recruiting services.

Click on the following link to download the Glassdoor app for Android and Apple devices.

5.  ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter is a platform for users to upload a resume and apply for jobs with the press of a button. After you apply to a job on ZipRecruiter, they will let you know what to expect next.

Click on the following link to download the ZipRecruiter Jobs app for Android and Apple devices.

6.  Indeed

Indeed is another job-search website. Indeed will send you daily emails with jobs that match your search parameters. You can also create an Indeed Resume, which allows you to apply for some jobs with one click.

Click on the following link to download the Indeed job search app for Android or Apple devices.

7.  CareerBuilder

CareerBuilder is a website that offers recruiting, employment screening and management. CareerBuilder gives users the opportunity to search job listings and narrow down the posted jobs to fit your specifications.

Click on the following link to download the CareerBuilder Mobile App for Android or Apple devices.

8.  Switch

Switch allows job seekers and employers to connect with each other. After registering, you receive recommendations specific to your work experience, location and skills. Switch allows you to apply to a job within seconds by sending you profile directly to the people who posted the job; you don’t have to upload cover letter or resume to Switch.

Job Search- Switch app for Android phones in the Google Play Store

Job Search by Switch app for iPhones in the iTunes App Store.

9.  LinkUp

LinkUp posts jobs directly from the employers’ websites and they can share jobs that may be of interest to you. When you want to apply for a job, you do so through the employer’s website. No signups necessary.

Job Search Engine by LinkUp.com for iPhones in the iTunes App Store.

10.  JobAware

JobAware is an iPhone app that uses a variety of technologies like social networks, salary comparisons and more to help you find a job.  Unlike other job search apps, JobAware is only available on iOS app and does not have a website available.

JobAware: Smarter Job Search app for iPhones in the iTunes App Store.

As you can see, there are many job search tools.  It may be worthwhile to spend some time with the various apps until you find one that works well for you.

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