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5 of the Best Apps for Job Seekers

James Clift | March 17, 2015

Cover letters, resumes, portfolios, profiles, websites! It takes a lot more to apply for a job these days. With so many technological advancements aiming to latch on to the job application process, it’s hard for job seekers to know what employers are really looking for. Essentially, every job-seeking app claims to help applicants hone their skills and market themselves more effectively. Yet, some apps prove to be more helpful than others. Let’s take a look at the best apps for job seekers to help you land the job of your dreams.

1. What Color Is Your Parachute?


Based on the best-selling job-hunting manual in the world, this interactive workbook offers a step-by-step guide to better understanding your career ambitions so you can search for jobs more effectively. Loads of fulfilling exercises help users prioritize their goals, target their expertise, and identify their ideal job environment. TIME Magazine writes of the app, “it’s about figuring out who you are as a person and what you want out of life.”

2. Camcard Business Card Reader


This handy app lets users scan business cards and instantly import contact information into their device. It’s essential for networking on the go. With a multi-language feature, users can quickly retain any type of contact information and correctly file separate fields such as emails, phone numbers, websites and more!

Browse through hundreds of professionals with the swipe of a finger.

3. Interview Buzz Lite


Job seekers using this free app will ace the interview every time.It features over 50 interview questions covering a wide range of topics, do’s and don’ts to remember for the interview, and tips for dressing to impress. Take the stress out of your next job interview by letting your best self shine through.

4. JibberJobber

If you need a tool to help you stay organized during your job search, then JibberJobber is the app for you. You can keep track of your current applications, manage contact information during your search, and target future positions at companies that you’d like to work for. This app streamlines the job search process and places everything you need in the palm of your hand so you never have to worry about missing an opportunity again.

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5. Job Compass

Part of the job seeking challenge can be how to locate job opportunities based on where you live. Job Compass helps you find any kind of job in over 50 countries by identifying its physical location. Type in your preferred address or zip code and it will immediately pinpoint all the available jobs in that area based on your interests. You can even apply online with the touch of a finger.

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And of course when looking for a job, don’t forget to make a great resume.

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James Clift

James is the CEO of VisualCV. He has spent the last 10 years building businesses, from window cleaning to software. His passion is helping individuals create the careers they want.

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