Job Search Goes Mobile

Flip phones have been traded in for smart phones and it seems that business cards and paper applications have been traded in for mobile apps. Not only are businesses all over the country and world increasing their presence on social media but they are also going mobile. Job searching and networking that is normally done on a computer can now be down on the go with several different mobile apps. There are countless options for mobile apps to help with locating job opportunities, networking, and career matching. The following mobile apps are just a few that can help fit job searching into a fast paced life and help anyone cover all fronts of the job market.

LunchMeet is a mobile app inspired by the book Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi. It allows you to sign in with your LinkedIn account, find professionals in your area, and make lunch appointments with them for networking purposes

Careerbuilder’s Jobs app takes Careerbuilder.com to a mobile level. This app allows you to manage your CareerBuilder account, search for jobs, apply for jobs, and can even allow you to check out the competition.

SnagAjob is the mobile app version of SnagAJob.com. This app allows you to search for jobs, apply for jobs, and locate jobs with GPS technology.

iPQ Career Planner is a mobile app by SHL Group Limited. This app acts as a career matcher by assessing your skills and personality. Based on your answers to a series of questions the app matches you to career opportunities that you are most qualified for and that you would enjoy the most.

BeKnown is a mobile app created by Monster and Facebook. This app allows users to search for jobs as well as make networking connections via Facebook profiles.

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One comment

  1. rachelwvu

    This post is very helpful, especially since my graduation is around the corner. I like how you described the main functions of each app. I’m always on the go, so job searching apps like these will help make the task easier (hopefully).

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