Top 10 FREE Apps for Job Seekers

Top 10 FREE Apps for Job Seekers

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Between social media, online job boards and mobile apps, there have never been more options for finding job opportunities. But having so many options can be overwhelming. We’ve put together a list of ten free Apps to help you take some of the guess work out of your job search. Whether you’re researching an industry, looking to network or just want to find a job, these apps can help you with the next step in your career.

If apps aren’t your style or you prefer one-on-one help with your job search, feel free to come into any of our 11 branches or contact us today.

1) Monster.ca Job Search

Monster.ca app screenshots
Search and apply for jobs based on location. If you’ve used the monster.ca website before, the layout and functionality is very similar. But the app features more options for personalizing your resumes and the ability to receive push notifications when new jobs are posted.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPod, iPod touch (must be iOS 8 or later) and Android

Downloads:
Apple
Android

2) Indeed Job Search

Indeed app screenshots
Search and apply for jobs, personalize your profile and discover the best options for your career path. Anyone familiar with the Indeed.ca user-interface will appreciate the simple design that puts functionality first. With thousands of jobs posted across Canada, this is one of the best apps for finding your next job.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPod, iPod touch (must be iOS 8 or later) and Android

Downloads:
Apple
Android

3) LinkedIn Job Search

Linkedin app screenshots
Explore jobs in your area with the LinkedIn job search app. Learn more about a company and job you’re interested in with detailed job postings. This app is similar to their website https://www.linkedin.com/ and original app. But, instead of focusing on networking with other professionals, this app is primarily dedicated to helping you find a job.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPod, iPod touch (must be iOS 8 or later) and Android

Downloads:
Apple
Android

4) Glassdoor Job Search: Jobs, Salaries & Reviews

Glassdoor app screenshots
Like their website, the Glassdoor app focuses on industry standards and employer reputations. Use the “Know your worth” tool to understand your market value and how it compares to other companies and job titles. Read company reviews from employees to learn about their work environment, culture and senior leaders. Follow companies that you aspire to work with to stay up to date with the latest news.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPod, iPod touch (must be iOS 9 or later) and Android

Downloads:
Apple
Android

5) Job Aware: Job search just got smarter

Job Aware app screenshots
This job search app uses a GPS feature to search for jobs in your immediate area. But you can also search internationally for jobs in over 50 countries. A simple filing system allows you to set priorities and track your progress through the entire hiring process.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch (must have iOS 5 or later) not available on Android

Downloads:
Apple

6) ZipRecruiter Job Search

ZipRecruiter app screenshots
Apply and search for employment using this app’s detailed job descriptions that outline compensation, benefits and suggested jobs. Use the “tracking” feature to stay up to date with the progress of your application and how many people have viewed it. Receive notifications when your application gets viewed or when you are accepted for an interview.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch (must have iOS 10 or later) and Android

Downloads:
Apple
Android

7) Snagajob

Snagajob app screenshots
This app is designed for people whose need a lot of flexibility in their schedule. Search and find jobs in your area based on the specific hours that you’re available. Save postings you may be interested in and apply later. You can also receive email notifications on the updates of your saved job posting. An employer version of this app is also available.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (must have iOS 9.0 or later) and Android

Downloads:
Apple
Android

8) Rake – Job Search Simplified

Rake app screenshots
Chances are you’re using more than one online tool for your job search. Rake is an aggregator of job postings that allows you to keep track of all the places you have applied or are thinking of applying to. Search, save and apply to postings from other sites and keep them in a centralized location. Track your progress and make to-do lists to stay on top of your job search.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (must have iOS 9.0 or later). Not available for Android

Downloads:
Apple
Chrome plug-in

9) CityHour

CityHour app screenshots
This app’s focus is to help you connect and network with professionals in your area with similar career goals. Use this app to not only meet fellow professionals but also schedule meetings by using the available calendar. One of the best features this app offers is the ability to sync your contacts from LinkedIn and your address book.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (must have iOS 8.0 or later). Not available for Android

Downloads:
Apple

10) Quickily: Job Search

Quickily app screenshots
This app uses a familiar, swipe-left/swipe-right function to try and find jobs that might match your interests. There aren’t many jobs available on this app right now, but the novel approach to job searching may help you narrow down your options.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (must have iOS 10.0 or later). Not available for Android

Downloads:
Apple

Not sure that an app is the best fit for your job search? Contact us today and we’ll put you in touch with a member of our team who can help you find the right job for you.

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