With modern technology constantly developing and making life easier, it is not surprising that smart phones are revolutionizing job hunting market with job hunting apps. App developers are combining the resources of mobility with one of the nations most vital issues, unemployment. Having the ability to send out resumes, search for jobs, and schedule meetings on your iPhone or Android eliminates a lot of time wasted scanning the Internet. These job hunting apps help job seekers find the career networking and paths that will help expand their professional career. Below are some of the most popular job hunting applications to help with career development, from resume builders, to interview prep, face-to-face networking, and preferential job searching.
Integrating with the popular networking app, LinkedIn, LunchMeet is a new iPhone application that allows for face-to-face networking wherever and whenever. The app allows you to schedule in-person meetings based on your connections through your LinkedIn profile. LunchMeet requires a LinkedIn account in order to use its features, and then you must input your available schedule. It thus allows you to search for other working professionals in your LinkedIn network available at similar times. LunchMeet is ideal for job hunters, talent seekers, career development, entrepreneurs, and career consulting. It allows one to easily meet others with similar interests in order to proceed in career networking, without the hassle of constant emailing back and forth.
For all the job hunters out there, Pocket Resume is now the newest and best selling app for managing the constant hassle of updating your resume and and sending it to employers. The app allows you to create, maintain, update, and email your resume easily when applying for jobs. Pocket Resume utilizes the most up-to-date technology in creating resume layouts and thus eliminates the time spent organizing your resume. Pocket Resume is available for iPhone, iPad and Android.
Jobs You’ll Love
The job searching app, Jobs You’ll Love, was introduced this June for Android and Facebook. The app allows you to set your personal preferences for career paths you wish to pursue and then use the application process to apply for jobs, learn more about different companies, and see what jobs are available. Jobs You’ll Love provides all the needed resources in one location instead of searching various different websites and eating up time. Also, by using your personal preferences and aspirations, the app connects you with job opportunities that will best suit your career goals.
JobJuice Social Media Job Search
JobJuice Social Media Job Search is one of the rising popular job-seeking apps for iPhone and iPad. The app combines job hunting and social media, allowing the user to learn “how to best use their social media resources, now and throughout their career.” JobJuice Social Media Job Search gives users access to ‘cards’ that offer detailed information about building a powerful personal brand, identifying job opportunities, and engaging potential employers by using the Internet as a network connection. JobJuice Social Media Job Search teaches you how to use different types of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc., to branch out and establish a strong professional network. In sum, the app allows one to learn the best tools and strategies for job searching and applies that knowledge to advancing careers.
Interview Prep Questions
One job interview app rising in popularity is Interview Prep Questions for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app, available in either ‘free’ mode or ‘pro’ allows one to be tested on possible job interview questions. Interview Prep Questions will help the user develop the proper skills and tools for the interviewing process in hopes of finding a new job. By using flash cards, the user will go through a series of interview questions that are common in the beginning stages of job searches. Interview Prep Questions also helps you to learn the best ways to answer these questions. The app is a great, fast way to develop one’s interview skills and can show you what skills you are strongest at and which ones you need to develop.