Finding the right tools for your job search is key to landing the right job for you. Luckily, there are more options than ever to help you make the best match for your job search. From social media, to job boards, to reviews, there has never been a better time to get familiar with the mobile apps that can help you with your job search. Here are 6 popular job search apps that you can use to find your next job.
LinkedIn is the premiere professional social media site and the app version of collects all of the best features into a single mobile experience. The app connects to your existing LinkedIn account, or if you don’t already have one, you can create a professional profile, network with contacts, chat, read helpful articles and search job opportunities. For more information on getting started with LinkedIn, contact us today.
2) LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning is a library of over 14,000 videos and courses designed to teach you skills to take your job search to the next level. The app allows you to watch videos and take courses any where with an internet connection. The LinkedIn Learning app, itself is free. But a subscription to the service is paid. VPI program participants are eligible for free access to LinkedIn Learning–to find out if you qualify, contact us today.
Indeed is the most popular job board on the web and the mobile version allows bring all of the same functionality to your phone. You’ll be able to search for jobs in your area and industry. If you’re already familiar with the Indeed.ca user-interface you’ll be able to quickly pick up apps simple, functional design.
ZipRecruiter is one of the biggest job board search sites on the web and the app makes it even easier to find jobs in your area. One of the differences between ZipRecruiter and other popular job search apps is that employers pay to post their jobs–which means you may see jobs posted on ZipRecruiter that you won’t see other places and the people doing the hiring are invested in finding the right people to fill their positions.
5) Job Bank
This new app is a mobile version of the Government of Canada’s Job Bank–the government’s official job board. If you’re familiar with the Job Bank, the layout and functionality is very similar. But the app features more options like the abilty to create alerts and receive push notifications when new jobs are posted. Unlike most other job search apps, the Job Bank app does not require you to create a profile or sign in to use it.
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.
Whether you’re using apps for your job search or just looking for some guidance, we can help. Contact us today to find out about free programs and services to help with your job search.