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Your parents probably used to tell you that you can’t wait around for a job to come knocking at your door and that you have to get out there and find one. This is true even more so today, even though the playing field is a little different.
Though most people look for jobs on the Internet these days, you cannot allow yourself to become completely reliant on your home computer in this process. With smart phones becoming the norm of the day, it makes sense to know about ways you can do this on your smart phone as well.
Here are some of the best applications for Android-based smart phones that will enable you to stay on top of your job search even when you are out and about and far from your personal computer.
Monster Job Search
This app does not need much of an introduction. Monster is one of the premier job search sites on the entire Internet and this app allows you full access to your Monster account on the go.
Work from Home
If you are looking for a chance to make some money without having to actually go to work, this is the perfect site to find some excellent stay-at-home freelancing work. It searches all of the most popular sites that offer jobs for people who want to work from the privacy of their own homes.
If you really a lot on LinkedIn for your job search, this app allows you to sync your LinkedIn contacts and all your other activities related to this popular social network.
This app gives you excellent tips and advice on how to create the perfect resume. It is always been updated with new tips for making your resume eye-catching and unique so that it can sell your merits as best as possible.
Job Search HireADroid
This is a very advances job search app that not only searches posts in LinkedIn, but also a number of different job search engines from several different countries as well.
If you are going to an early morning job interview in a part of the city that you are not very familiar with, the last thing you want to do is get lost and arrive late. This app is a great tool for avoiding that fate.
If you are looking to get hired, you need to be organized, especially if you have committed to a lot of different interviews. This great app makes sure that you never miss your interviews or lunch meetings and always you to organize all of your responsibilities so that you never miss a step.
Mobile Career Companion
This is a motivational or inspirational app that is a constant source of career tips, and quotes and information aimed at inspiring you to continue your search.
If you are looking for a government job and want all of the benefits that come with one, this is the best place to start. It is an app that links you directly to the US government job search site – www.usajobs.gov.
PrinterShare Mobile Print
What if you meet someone randomly who might be able to get you a job, but you don’t have your resume with you? This app enables you to print out your resume no matter where you are, because your resume is always with you and stored on your phone at all times.
This app is brought to you by the CareerBuilder site and lets you search their database from your mobile phone as long as you are already registered there.
This is one of the best apps for searching Craigslist, which is an excellent place to find some work, especially if you are interested in part-time and freelance opportunities either in your city or as a work-
Job Interview Prep
If you need a refresher on the bus ride to the job interview and you don’t want to carry around cards or notebooks, use this add to remind yourself of what you want to say and what you want to ask during your job interview.
RealTweets Job Networking
Twitter runs this powerful app which allows you to not only network with people through Twitter who might be interested in a similar line of work, but to also seek out employment by being notified of tweets that are relevant to your job search.
Indeed Job Search
Brought to you by Indeed.com, this app searches the databases of a whole bunch of different job sites and reports back to you with its findings. It is a very convenient tool if you don’t have the time to search every possible job site individually.
Job Interview Questions
Yet another cool app for organizing your thoughts before a job interview. Make notes about what you want to ask and what you want to say so you don’t have any regrets once the interview is finished.
Another great app that lets you search a variety of different job sites all from one place.
This is an excellent app to use if you want to always be able to get some good ideas down and edit files, like your resume, when you are not at your computer. It enables you to view and annotate PDFs and can be synced with Gmail and many other similar services and apps.
Job Search Careers
An app created by CareerJet, this app is very simple to use and makes a casual browsing of new job offers very enjoyable thanks to its fantastic interface and speedy search results.
This is a great app for getting down contact information from possible collaborators and job leads very quickly and effectively. It is also great for organizing your schedule of interviews, possible networking events and meetings.
David Lazar is a blogger at CometDocs.com. With a background in journalism, he enjoys writing about and following a variety of topics, including careers, technology and new media.