These days, your job search does not have to be confined to a computer or a desk. Whether you are on the go or relaxing at home, mobile applications allow you to connect to the job market when you need it. Today we take a look at 10 of the best apps to help you out in your search for work.
Job Today | jobtoday.com
Perfect for a speedy London-based job-search, Job Today specialises in linking the applicant to the employer quickly. The app is easy to sign up to and role applications are responded to in less than 24 hours.
Job and Talent | jobandtalent.com
Job and Talent makes applications easy. The app reviews your personal profile and matches the best opportunities to your own skill set. Once you have accepted the position they even help you with the subsequent admin and paperwork.
SonicJobs | sonicjobs.co.uk
SonicJobs uses a "Tinder-like" interface to help the user find full or part time work. It also really shines in the search for contracted or short term work in the area. Simply search for the criteria you are looking for and you will have a range of local options to choose from.
CityHour | cityhour.com
If you have spare office hours that you think you could be using more productively, then look no further. City Hour helps you make the most of your lunch hour. A GPS location system locates nearby professionals who meet a given criteria and gives you the chance to arrange the meetings that suit your needs.
Tangent International | tanint.com
Whether it’s to expand a growing business or just to get a change of scenery, it can always be beneficial to broaden your horizons. Tangent international operates in over 200 different countries and is one of the best means of finding work abroad.
Reach | reachready.co.uk
Reach makes suggestions of nearby professionals that could be of benefit to your career or business. It uses an intuitive system that helps you build contacts easily and contact them at your convenience.
JobZapps | jobzapps.uk
This app focuses on helping graduates find work. After graduation, making that first step can often be the hardest part of finding a suitable role. JobZapp uses an innovative set and forget feature that means the app continues to look for opportunities when not in use.
Job Compass | jobcompass.net
As one of the first GPS enabled job search apps, Job Compass lets you find jobs in areas that are local to you. It uses a global GPS system that is mapped over 55 countries so you will be able to find work wherever you are.
Switch | switchapp.com
Switch is elegantly presented and much of it is designed specifically to help people find work quickly and easily. It too has adapted a system of swiping to apply for roles that is simple, easy and satisfying.
Jobr | jobrapp.com
In a world where time is money, Jobr will save you both of those things. The interface puts you in direct contact with the employer if your application is successful. This allows you to go from successful application to interview in a matter of days.
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