Are you looking for a job board for veterans? Using apps right on your phone can make job searching easy. But with hundreds of apps available to job seekers, which ones are the most simple and streamlined to use? Here are four that you should download right now, with tips on how to maximize the potential of each app:
Indeed pulls jobs from thousands of job boards and company websites. It is, by far, the most comprehensive job search app available right now. Indeed lets you search for job titles, companies or keywords, and then you can sort by location, job type (full time, part time, contract, etc.) and salary.
Set up alerts for Indeed to send you jobs that match what you are looking for. You can also apply to jobs directly via this app. Another thing that sets Indeed apart is that you can personalize a message for each job that you are applying to.
Ever wonder what it is like to work at a particular company or what questions a company tends to ask during an interview with a job candidate? With Glassdoor, you can gain access to insider information on both of these.
In fact, Glassdoor provides information on salary, benefits and interview questions for thousands of companies. Sort and filter by title at each company to find information based on type of job.
It also provides reviews from current and previous employees of companies to give you perspective on company culture. Add your own anonymous reviews to access even more information. You can also see what positions are currently available at companies.
Don’t have a LinkedIn profile yet? You may want to think about starting one. You can easily search and apply to jobs directly through the LinkedIn app. Save jobs that you are interested in as an easy way to track open positions.
Suggested job openings can be sent to you based on other job postings that you have viewed or applied to. Best of all, most of these features are available via the free LinkedIn app, in case you are not a Premium LinkedIn member. Read 15 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn for Your Military Transition for great LinkedIn strategies.
JobAware is an excellent app for you to search jobs in various career fields either near you or in a specific city. Organize your job search by tracking jobs that interest you and placing them in different folders depending on your level of interest in the job.
You can also compare salary range information for each city. This app integrates with LinkedIn and uses your LinkedIn network to see whose company is hiring. (Another reason for you to complete your LinkedIn profile). This app also provides resources on a variety of job search topics, including resumes, interviews and job offer information.
After you’ve explored these job search apps, make sure to read about job search apps that are tailored specifically for service members.