Did you promise yourself that 2011 would be the year that you would find yourself a job? Are you having trouble sticking to your new year’s resolution? Well maybe there’s an iOS app that will make things a little easier for you. Here’s our list of the best iOS apps that may help you succeed on your mission to kickstart your career.
So that you don’t just forget about your resolution by the end of January, we’ve compiled a great list of apps that will help you stick to your targets and achieve your goals. We’ve divided them up in to the most popular resolutions, and in this post we’ll look at the best iOS apps to help you get a job. We’ve chosen apps that will help you find vacancies in your home town, that will help you create a great resume, and apps that will help you prepare for those dreaded interviews.
Check them out after the break and get help to get work!
Indeed Job Search – (Free) Universal
The Indeed Job Search application for your iOS device helps you find jobs near you using the most comprehensive search engine there is, with access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. The application is simple to use and you’ll have search results within seconds. Recent searches are remembered so that you can quickly find what you’re looking for each time you search without having to enter your criteria over and over again. You can view all of the new jobs that have been added since your last search, and you can save or email your favorite job postings. Indeed Job Search makes it incredibly easy for you to find that ideal job vacancy.
Monster.com Jobs – (Free) iPhone
Another great way to access millions of job listings on your iPhone is by using the Monster application, which is the perfect addition to your Monster.com account. With the Monster app you can search and apply for jobs anytime, anywhere, and keep up to date with the latest job opportunities while you’re on the go. The application automatically syncs with your online account, providing easy access to your resumes, job applications, cover letters, job alerts, and more. Use your device’s built-in GPS to quickly search for jobs in your area and apply for selected jobs straight from your device, or save the listing to apply later on Monster.com.
Pocket Resume – ($2.99) Universal
If you’re struggling to put together a winning resume, Pocket Resume on your iPhone may be just what you need. The application simplifies the painful task of creating a resume by doing all of the layout work for you – all you need to do is full in the simple forms – it’s that easy! Using first-class PDF rendering technology, Pocket Resume can export organized, professional, and great looking resumes that are bound to impress. It’s never been easier to put together a winning resume.
Hire Me! – ($0.99) iPhone
Once you’ve sent off your resume and you’ve got yourself an interview, it’s time to make sure you’re prepared to win that job. Hire Me! helps your prepare for your interview by asking over 300 common interview questions and lets you record your answers so that you can listen to them back to identify ways in which you can improve. Hire Me! will even teach you how to tie your necktie, using the windsor, half-windsor, and four-in-hand knots, and help you relax for your interview with built-in internet radio.
Interview Buzz Pro HD – ($0.99) iPad
Interview Buzz Pro is another great way to ensure you’re fully prepared for your job interview. With more than 300 questions of a wide variety to help you with any type of interview, and the opportunity to prepare your own answers for practice. Add comments to each question or mark them as favorites for quick access later on. The app features lists of things you should and shouldn’t do during an interview, including attire tips and instructions on dining etiquette. Interview Buzz Pro dynamically pulls questions, answers and other content from the internet using RSS feeds, and provides references to other helpful websites. This application is full of great features and will help you prepare for the big day – it’s the complete kit for interview preparation.
Did You Get a Job With The Help Of An iOS App, Or Do You Have Any Suggestions For Us?
If you have used an iOS application on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to help you start your career, we’d love to hear your story. Leave us a comment and tell us about the application you chose and how it helped you put together a great resume, find a job, or prepare for an interview. We’ll choose the best story to feature in a follow-up article at the end of this month.
Even if you don’t have a story, but you’ve found a great app that you’d like to shout about, let us know! We take a look at every suggestion and we’ll update this post with the other great apps that we come across.