Use this guide for help with finding a job on the web.
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2014
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Mobile apps for job hunting range from practice interview questions to apps that can upload and send resumes to recruiters. Following are links to more information about using mobile apps in your job search.
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Below are selections of both free apps and apps with a price that can help you in your job search--from organizing your application information to alerting you to opportunities. And be sure to explore some of the additional information on this page to discover more about how to optimize your job search for the mobile environment!
- Interview Prep Questions
Cost: Free with ads, $0.99 for an ad-free version
The app offers examples of typical interview questions and answers in a virtual flash card format.
- Job Compass
Job Compass searches for open positions near your home, within a five-mile radius. Or if you're willing to travel or maybe even relocate for the right job, you can search up to 100 miles away. The app searches more than 2 million listings to help find the job you're looking for.
Cost: Free with advertisements, $0.99 for ad-free version
Job seekers can access popular jobs search sites, find jobs, and apply for jobs from one intuitive application. This app is ideal for those who spend lots of time searching popular job sites and would like to save time by accessing a large number of jobs from one site.
This app allows users to search for jobs on company websites using filters such as keywords, company, and location. Save and view previous searches or favorites, apply to jobs directly via your mobile device, or email listings to yourself or others who may be interested.
- Real-Time Jobs
From TwitterJobSearch, this app allows users to quickly find and apply for positions posted to Twitter. Job seekers who want to be able to access lots of jobs quickly -- more than 1,000 jobs are posted every hour -- can use this in order to get a jump on their competitors.
TheLadders takes the work out of searching by delivering jobs straight to your mobile phone.
Harness the power of your social network by linking your TweetMyJobs, Facebook, and Twitter account together. Find out if your friends or followers are recruiting, looking for jobs, or have connections at companies that are hiring.
- Good Job
Compatible With: iPhone, iPad
This app helps users organize the job search by allowing them to keep track of jobs, contacts, actions, events, and follow-ups.
- Hidden Jobs
Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, Android
Hidden Jobs tracks unadvertised jobs, keeping tabs on company job announcements in newspapers, magazines, press releases, and online media.
- iPQ Career Planner
Cost: Free, but $0.99 to receive the report
Compatible With: iPhone, iPad
iPQ Career Planner offers a 52-question assessment that can help you to recognize your strengths and weaknesses, shows you how to address them, and suggests matching jobs and careers.
- Pocket Resume
Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android
Pocket Resume is the best-selling app that allows you to create, maintain, and email your resume from your mobile device.