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Top 5 Apps for your Job Search

We all know that it can be pretty tough to try and get a job at the moment. With many companies still not actively recruiting and with increased numbers of people applying for very position that does actually get advertised, to say it can be challenging is an understatement. Therefore if you are currently actively job seeking, it’s pretty much essential to use all the advice, help and tools that you can. And one of the best resources that can help is probably in your hand right now – yes – your smartphone. Since there seems to be an app for virtually everything these days, it should come as no surprise that there are some excellent apps which can help you when job hunting which is why today we have highlighted our Top 5 Apps for your Job Search.

Indeed
If you’re not familiar with this job metasearch engine by now, you should be! Indeed aggregates and details job listings from thousands of other websites, job boards and organisation career pages. The Indeed app which is available on both Android and iOS enables you to search for jobs in your preferred locations, save those searches and also simply look at new jobs listed since you last visited the site. For instant access on the latest vacancies, this is a must.

Pocket Resume
If you want to be able to create, update and send your CV directly from your phone, this app is the one. With a basic CV layout available, the app lets you customize your own version and save and send it as a PDF. Applying for jobs on the go could not be easier. This app is also available for iOS and Android.

Monster Interview
This app claims to be the ultimate tool to help you through the job interview process. It provides step by step advice and coaching for every aspect of your interview preparation. Available for free on both iOS and Android, it really is an excellent resource to help you prepare for the big day.

LinkedIn
We all know that Social Media has an important part to play in job hunting these days and the Social Network that has had one of the biggest impacts on that is LinkedIn. The LinkedIn App allows you to develop your professional networks, search for jobs as well as keeping up to date with the latest industry news in your sector or area. This free app is available on iOS, Android and Blackberry.

Interview Questions Pro
Another great app for helping with your interview preparation, this one has content provided by HR professionals from some of the leading Fortune 100 companies. With detailed content on every type of interview question you could be asked as well as suggestions on questions that you should ask, this app is a really helpful resource and costing just $0.99 on iOS, it would be money well spent.

Feel there are others that we should have included? Why not let us know via the comments section below.

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