Finding a job isn’t a simple task. It takes perseverance and organization. If you find yourself up to your ears in sticky notes and loose papers, consider using one or more of these online tools/apps:JibberJobber
- Manage and organize your job searches by each position for which you apply. Keep track of your contacts, job applications, and companies with which you’re interested in working. Add entries to any of these items to remember actions taken, conversations, and more. The service is free, but additional features available by subscription.Awesome Note
(iOS, Galaxy Note 8.0, $4.99) - Keep your meetings, tasks, and ideas organized in thematic folders. Sync with your calendars and create custom calendars. Sync content from this app with others you may use such as Evernote or Google Drive.CardMunch
(iOS, free) - Never forget a contact again with this app from the folks at the LinkedIn.com social network for professionals. Take a picture of a business card to convert it into a contact on your device. Expand your network by connecting with contacts who use LinkedIn.com. Alternatively, create beautiful digital business cards you can share with others electronically using CardFlick (iOS, free; Android app coming soon).
Job Search apps – several apps come from well-known job search sites, including Indeed.com
, and TheLadders.com
. All of these services give you access to job listings, and some provide additional information about companies and salaries or even the ability to network with recruiters.
Online résumé services – consider creating an online résumé to complement your print one using services such as LinkedIn’s resume builder
- put your best face forward with this online site and iOS app by linking all of your social networking profiles on one attractive site. Add the URL to your résumé and/or create free business cards using the site’s partnership with MOO
So, impress your future employer by leveraging technology to find your next job. Want an additional edge over the competition? Check out our online calendar
to search for upcoming computer classes or take advantage of our many Job and Careers resources
! Lastly, explore digitalliteracy.gov
for additional resources to help you gain valuable skills during your job search.