Job Search Tools and Apps
Top 10 Tips for Using Your Phone to Job Search
Tips and suggestions for using your mobile devices to job search including the best apps and job sites to use, how to find job vacancies, and how to get the most out of your phone when you're job hunting.
Job Search Facebook Apps
Just about everyone is using Facebook for personal networking, but you can use it for professional networking, as well. You can take advantage of all those friends you have and use Facebook Applications to enhance your job search.
Job Search iPhone Apps
There are a variety of job search apps available for your iPhone and iPod Touch. You can download apps that search for jobs by keyword and location, email job listings, keep track of your contacts, and even create a resume.
Job Search Tools
The right job search tools will help you expedite your job search. Here are tools and tips to help you job search more effectively.
Job Search Gadgets and Widgets
There are widgets, gadgets, and tools that will help expedite your job search and manage your career. If you're actively job hunting, you can add an application to your Facebook or MySpace profile so you can view the latest job listings without having to search. You can promote your LinkedIn profile by adding a LinkedIn button to your web site,...
Microsoft Calendar Templates
Microsoft calendars are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users, or available within your Word program. Calendar template options include monthly, quarterly, academic and annual calendars.
Grammarly is a very useful tool which enables job seekers, writers and other professionals to proofread and edit their documents for grammar and spelling. Here's a review of Grammarly.
1-Page Job Proposal
The 1-Page Job Proposal is a document that job seekers can create to pitch their candidacy for employment to hiring managers and recruiters.
BeKnown Phone Apps
BeKnown's apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Blackberry allow users view user profiles, make new connections, view network updates, exchange messages between connections, receive push notifications (iPhone app only), search for jobs on Monster, and discover jobs posted by connections.
Beyond.com Search Jobs iPhone App
The Beyond.com Search Jobs iPhone App allows job seekers to search for jobs, save jobs, and email job listings so you can access them from your computer.
BranchOut Facebook App
BranchOut is a Facebook app that lets you use Facebook for career networking. When you install BranchOut you have the option to import information from your LinkedIn profile, so you can easily create a professional profile on Facebook without having to edit your Facebook page.
CareerBuilder Facebook App
CareerBuilder Facebook app users can have updated job and internship postings delivered directly from CareerBuilder to their Facebook profiles.
CareerFriend Facebook App
CareerFriend uses your Facebook friends employment information to find potential job opportunities within your network.
Create a myBrainshark Presentation
myBrainshark provides a way for job seekers to showcase their skills in a professional presentation, both for prospective employers and for connections they would like to share information with.
GigCart is a job application system that allows job seekers to keep track of and organize jobs they are applying for or want to apply to. Users can conveniently manage jobs in a central location adding more as you progress in the job search.
Hire*A*Droid Android App
Hire*A*Droid's job search app for the Android platform supports the three major job search engines: LinkUp, Indeed, and SimplyHired.
IngoBoo Facebook App
IngBoo provides a place in Facebook for job seekers to organize their job searches and stay on top of new job listings without leaving Facebook.
JibberJobber provides an easy way to keep track of all of the information that you collect during a job search. Track where you have sent your resumes, the jobs you apply for, and log the status of each job as you proceed through the hiring process.
Job Search Apps Reviews
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Job Search Toolkit
In addition to the standard job search tools you need to conduct a professional job search (like a professional email address and voicemail), there are new tools, and new features on existing resources, that you can use to help with your job search.
Jobs for Me Facebook App
Jobs for Me is a Facebook app which provides a way for universities and independent career centers to post job listings targeted specifically to their student bodies or networks through Facebook.
Salary Calculator Facebook App
Looking for salary information? Job Search Intelligence has two Facebook apps, a salary calculator and a major calculator, that enable job seekers to compare salaries and to find information on top-paying careers.
Skype for Job Seekers
Skype can allow you to connect to a wide variety of other Skype users throughout the world. Networking is a big part of any job search and Skype provides job seekers with an additional option to keep them connected with potential leads.
Using Instant Messenger (IM) to Job Search
Instant messaging (IM) services can be a good tool to use when job searching. If you have an instant message account you can use it for networking, both with the people on your buddy list and with professional contacts.