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FreshTransition Job Search Organizer

By June 20, 2012

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FreshTransitionHaving trouble keeping your job search organized? FreshTransition is an online tool that allows users to organize all aspects of their job search.

Job seekers can track their completed job applications and schedule interviews and other job search events. All the information is saved in a personalized FreshTransition calendar you can view when you log in to your account on the site.

The site automatically alerts you as to when you should follow up with an interview or a networking contact. The site also stores your cover letters, resumes, notes, and any other job search documents online. You can download those documents to your computer whenever you need a copy.

FreshTransition is a good tool to use to help stay motivated as well as organized.  You can set daily targets for yourself regarding the number of job applications you aim to fill out and the number of networking contacts you want to connect with. Through the FreshTransition calendar and optional daily reminders, the site prompts users to complete their job search goals one day at a time.

Users can search for jobs on the site through Indeed.com and Workopolis. FreshTranistion will even send users daily job alerts based on their interests. The site is also integrated with LinkedIn, so users can add LinkedIn contacts and track their LinkedIn network through FreshTransition.

Here's an overview of the tools FreshTransition provides for job seekers:

  • Set job search targets for both applications and networking
  • Track every job application and networking activity (as well as all associated documents, dates, notes, etc)
  • Automatic scheduling of follow-ups (based on the follow-up targets that the user sets - see Settings>My Targets
  • Search for jobs on Indeed and track jobs you've applied to with one click
  • Receive daily job match alerts by email
  • Contact list and calendar are integrated with Outlook (google integration is coming soon)
  • Integration with Linkedin, so users can add Linkedin contacts and track their Linkedin network from within FreshTransition
  • Job search locker that enables you to download a zip folder that contains all your resumes, cover letters, follow-up notes in folders that are organized by company name

With a relatively easy-to-use interface, FreshTransition is a helpful site for job seekers who need to organize their job search, or those who would benefit from daily reminders and prompts.  FreshTransition is free for job seekers and offers cost-effective solutions for career coaches and HR Service Providers.

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