Find a collection of Apps (for both Apple/Android) designed to help job-seekers be better prepared and organized for job-hunting, including tools for networking, interviewing, keeping track of job leads, and more. Also includes a few college-planning apps for college-bound students.
QuintCareers.com Key Job-Hunting and Career Apps for Job-Seekers:
Contacts Journal: an app to help you with networking and other key connections and conversations — by giving you the ability yo keep person-by-person records of past conversations, create follow-ups for upcoming meetings, attach important documents, and record essential data with customizable fields.
Hidden Jobs App: by tracking company hiring announcements from newspapers, online media, and company press releases, this app can help you discover potential jobs that have not been — and may not ever be — posted… the so-called hidden (or unpublicized) job market.
Indeed Job-Search App: an job-hunting app from the world’s best job search engine, assisting you with searching and applying to jobs. The app offers users free access to 15+ millions of jobs from thousands of company Websites and job boards — including listings from 50 countries.
Job Interview Questions and Answers App: a mock interview app, which allows you to video yourself answering typical interview questions. Once done responding, watch a career expert explain the best way to answer the interview question.
LunchMeet: an app that transforms the business lunch into a powerful networking tool in which you connect with your LinkedIn account and let the app know your time and location availability for lunch. The app then locates others available for lunch, after which you can then invite one or more to join you for lunch — and networking.
MindNode: an app that allows you to brainstorm and organize your thoughts in an intuitive way, so you can focus on the idea behind it, making mind-mapping easy. Mind maps are a visual representation of your ideas, starting with a central thought and growing from there. How do you use mind-mapping in job-hunting? Read our article, Mind Mapping: A Tool for Job-Interview Prep.
Poacht: a job-search app for passive job-seekers, in which you connect your LinkedIn profile with Poacht — and let their allgorithm go to work finding you find job leads — anonymously. When interested, employers can choose to send you an interview request.
Pocket Resume: an app that allows job-seekers to create, maintain, and email your resume from your Apple device (supports iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad). The app uses class-leading PDF rendering technology to help you create a professional resume.
Shapr — an iOS/Andriod app that offers users the ability to make new professional connections through the people you know and trust already. Discover new, high-quality professionals in your extended network, and get connected with context and credibility — and share your best contacts as well. No cost to job-seekers.
SnapDat: a mobile contact sharing application with the familiar look and form of a traditional business card. Whether using the app for an important business event or a casual social outing, the app allows users to design a digital business card from one of 40 different designs — each with their own unique style, layout, and font.
vizualize.me: an app for transforming your resume into an infographic, enabling people to express their professional accomplishments in a simple yet compelling personal visualization. The site’s vision is to help people turn their education, skills and experience into opportunities.
Weave.in — a networking app that uses your existing LinkedIn profile to help you search and find professionals by city, neighborhood, title, and industry. Users can join different networking “Rooms” for specific needs, including general networking, hiring, fundraising, and more. No cost.
QuintCareers.com Key College-Planning and Scholarship Apps:
Admittedly: an app to help college-bound high school students narrow down and/or assist in locating colleges that are a good fit. You can also find tools to assist with college applications and connect with current students and alumni of the colleges and universities you are considering.
Scholly: Scholarship Search: an app to help high school seniors, current undergraduates, and graduate students in the United States find scholarship money to help fund your education. Using an adaptive matching engine, the app delivers a smarter, targeted list of scholarships from an actively curated list of current scholarship opportunities.
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