There’s an app for just about everything — including many to assist with your job search. Finding a great new career opportunity is very challenging and time-consuming, so ease some of the burden by leaning on your smartphone. From networking assistance to learning how to properly tie your necktie, use these four apps to stay on top of your job search.
Expand your professional network with the Reach app. Create a profile — or sync with your existing LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Eventbrite account — and find other professionals in your local area who also want to make new connections. Use the app’s conveniant instant messaging system to start a conversation and arrange for a meeting. Reach also informs you about networking events happening in your area and allows you to register form them directly through the app, so you can scope out the scene before you get there.
These days, the job search process is more mobile-friendly than ever, so you need to be able to access and edit your resume, cover letter and other pertinent documents from anywhere. If you’re currently using Dropbox (download it immediately to your desktop if you’re not), simply download the app to sync your files directly to your smartphone. This makes it easy to apply for jobs right from your phone and allows you to send your resume instantly, from anywhere.
You meet new people at every networking event you attend, and most give you a business card. Keep track of your new contacts with the CamCard app, allowing you to scan business cards, add notes and reminders to entries and get notifications when one of your contacts updates their profile. The complimentary version of the app lets you to store up to 200 business cards.
- How to Tie a Tie
In today’s world, business casual is perfectly acceptable most days, but not for job interviews. If your tie tying skills are limited, the How to Tie a Tie app is here to assist. This handy secret weapon contains easy-to-follow instructions and pictures explaining how to tie 20 different knots — with 12 for free. You’ll arrive at the interview looking perfectly polished, and no one will know you consulted your app to flawlessly tie your tie.
Searching for a great new career opportunity can feel like a full-time job itself, so allow the recruiting experts at PrideStaff North Dallas to assist. Contact us today to discuss your future and learn more about our wide variety of temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire opportunities.