It seems like everyone has some sort of smart phone these days. If you find yourself sitting in a coffee shop or restaurant between interviews, take a moment to review the tips and tricks provided in these mobile applications. I have an iPhone myself, so these are some quality apps I have come across that can help you make the most of your job search.
1. Jobmo- https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jobmo/id448483260?mt=8 –
Jobmo pulls employment opportunities from multiple sources and allows you to search for jobs in your city or zip code. You can edit the settings to narrow your search by distance, salary, and a variety of other factors. Jobmo even allows you to connect their app to LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. When you are interested in a job posting, Jobmo will connect you directly with the client’s website for more information. Jobmo is an excellent app to search for employment opportunities.
2. Job Interview Q&A- https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/job-interview-question-answer/id527637543?mt=8
With so many applicants to every job, nailing your interview is absolutely essential. This app prepares you for the actual interview. The free version gives you 5 basic prep questions that everybody should know. For each question there is a nearly 2 minute video response from a professional that explains how you should best answer the question. A really cool feature this app has is the ability to record yourself answering the question. You just press record and then you can watch video footage of you answering the question. There is a limited amount of questions, but there are a ton of extra questions that you can purchase which pretty much covers any topic you could imagine as it relates to interviewing. I definitely recommend using this app to prepare for an interview.
3. JobAware- https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jobaware-job-search-just-got/id453682011?mt=8
This app offers the most complete information for a job seeker. It offers interview tips, salary negotiation tips, salaries listed by profession, and resume tips to help you ace your interview and get selected. You are able to search by location for jobs in your area and then track the jobs you have applied to. It gives you multiple options to research the company with Google, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, and a few others. You can link this app to LinkedIn as well. JobAware will definitely keep you active in your job search and is a great organizational app to utilize during the job search process.
4. How to Get a Job Interview- https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/how-to-get-a-job-interview/id485804851?mt=8
This app specifically aids you in getting interview. There are 5 different chapters with 5-6 different videos prepping you for different interview questions. This app also has different resume templates and cover letter templates to use. Outside of interview questions, this app also goes over how to dress for an interview and provides body language tips and many other little details as it pertains to landing a job. You could definitely spend hours on this app brushing up on your interview skills. The information it provides on body language and talking points can also be useful if you have a job. You would be surprised how much these details play a role in promotions and career advancement.
I highly recommend trying these free apps to aid in your quest for employment as well as checking other apps out. There are also paid apps out there that will format a resume for you and allow you to send it out from your phone. You are no longer stuck in your home office all day to search for work. Have you found any other apps that were helpful in your job search? If so, please share in the comments.
Go mobile and best of luck in finding your dream job.
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