Job Finder Apps LinkedIn Job Search vs Kijiji Free Local Classifieds (Canada) vs Job Search with Snagajob ... and 17 more

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Losing your job or getting laid off is a lousy situation that can elicit panic, stress, and despair. With the cost of living rising each year, not having a reliable source of income can be quite disastrous for you and your family.

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Even those who are gainfully employed often have to pick up a second job to make ends meet. In this scenario, finding time to search for and apply to new positions can be difficult, to say the least.

By using your mobile device and a carefully selected group of apps, you can quickly search for job openings anytime and on the go. Never miss that golden opportunity again, keep your phone and job finder apps updated and ready-to-go!

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Method 1: LinkedIn Job Search

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The LinkedIn Job Search mobile app is the mobile optimized companion to the popular professional career and networking site.

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LinkedIn Job Search is a great way to hunt down that dream job and to get your resume in front of the right people, to better your chances of being hired.

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    1. Quickly search jobs by location, type or keywords.
    2. Get recommendations based on saved search history and your LinkedIn profile.
    3. Get notifications when certain jobs become available.
    4. Your LinkedIn network never sees your job searching.
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    1. LinkedIn Job Search can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 2: Kijiji Free Local Classifieds (Canada)

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The Kijiji mobile app for Android and iOS is a general classified site but posts a great deal of job and employment related ads.

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Employer's love posting job vacancies to Kijiji because it's free and easy to use.

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    1. Search for jobs by town, city, region or province.
    2. Contact employers directly through Kijiji's messaging system.
    3. Email or send friends or family members job postings that suit them.
    4. Receive notifications when particular ads get posted.
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    1. The Kijiji mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 3: Job Search with Snagajob

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As one of the top rated job searching apps, Snagajob does wonders for users seeking employment or a career change.

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Snagajob is ideal for students, part-time or full-time workers who are looking for work and can quickly locate jobs based on skills, experience, location, hours and more.

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    1. Search for full-time and part-time employment.
    2. Receive daily job matched directly to your mobile device.
    3. fill out job applications with a single tap.
    4. Search for new work in your area and get career advice.
    5. Take advantage of built-in personality test to help with those pesky interview questions.
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    1. Snagajob can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 4: Job Search by ZipRecruiter

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Job Search by ZipRecruiter acts as a job board aggregate and lists thousands of positions across 100s of job sites.

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With ZipRecruiter's Job, Search tool users can look for jobs posted on various sites, all in one location.

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    1. Intuitive app that suggests jobs and career paths based on the user's preferences and search history.
    2. Get notifications when available jobs match your criteria.
    3. Quick and easy single click application submissions.
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    1. Job Search by ZipRecruiter can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 5: Interview Question and Answers

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Interview Question and Answers by Placecom isn't a job searching app but instead, it helps users prepare for interviews.

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Finding jobs is only part of the equation, landing and nailing interviews is an entirely different ballgame. Being as prepared as possible when you walk into that interview room can make or break your chances.

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    1. Contains 40+ types important questions asked by employers during interviews.
    2. 500+ total questions available.
    3. covers 14 different subjects such as; General (HR), Java, .NET, PHP, DBMS, Data Structure, Finance, Marketing and more.
    4. Resume samples and reviews.
    5. 100% free interview app!
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    1. Interview Question and Answers can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 6: GoodandCo - Career match tests

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A great mobile resource that helps users pinpoint their strengths and weaknesses, and suggests potential career paths based on personality.

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In many cases, people are in careers or jobs that simply don't utilize their skills or abilities. Good&Co gives users the chance to explore things about themselves that can be invaluable when seeking employment.

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    1. Find hidden strengths and identify weaknesses to be
    2. Keep employment searching effectively by going after jobs that fit your personality.
    3. Get insights to how you communicate and get along with your coworkers and colleagues.
    4. Goes deeper than traditional personality tests and gets to the core of the user.
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    1. Good&Co: Career match tests can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 7: CL Mobile for Craigslist

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CL Mobile for Android and iOS is the mobile optimized version of the highly used and very popular, Craigslist.

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Being the largest classified site with the most traffic, Craigslist is another excellent tool for finding new jobs, gigs or careers, and because of the volume of traffic they receive, opportunities are come and go rapidly.

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    1. Save or share favorite postings.
    2. Search for local or nationwide jobs and gigs.
    3. Easily reply to ads directly via the app by calling, emailing, texting, etc.
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    1. The Craigslist mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 8: My Resume Builder, CV Free Jobs

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My Resume Builder is a mobile optimized resume and CV creator/editor that comes with multiple styles and templates.

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If you need to tweak or even rewrite a resume while on the go, My Resume Builder is a powerful app to have installed, that could save you from losing that killer job.

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    1. Choose from up to 10 different formats.
    2. Detailed step-by-step tutorials on drafting great CVs.
    3. Exports resumes as PDFs.
    4. Professional templates.
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    1. My Resume Builder, CV Free Jobs can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 9: SEEK - Jobs

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SEEK - Jobs for Android and iOS is a successful employment seeking app that specializes in the New Zealand and Australian job market.

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Searching for, and applying to jobs takes only a few swipes and taps, although users have the choice of uploading a resume and cover letter as well.

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    1. Search jobs by keyword, location or industry.
    2. Get new positions sent directly to your inbox.
    3. Upload your resume and cover letter for easier applying via the app.
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Method 10: Gumtree - Search, Buy & Sell

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Ebay's Gumtree app is a mobile optimized version of the popular online classified site.

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As mentioned earlier, classified sites are still a tremendous source of job opportunities. Using the mobile app on your preferred device is convenient when access to a computer is limited.

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    1. Search for jobs or gigs on the go from your mobile device.
    2. Quick and easy posting.
    3. Communicate with potential employers directly via the app.
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    1. Gumtree SG Classifieds & Jobs can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 11: Indeed Job Search

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The Indeed Job Search mobile app is another favorite with 200,000 employment seekers online each month.

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With a database of over 16 million jobs, It's no surprise that this app the go-to for a significant number of job seekers.

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    1. Very quick and responsive job search.
    2. Search by location, industry or company.
    3. Save and email preferred opportunities.
    4. Follow your favorite companies.
    5. View photos of workplaces before you apply.
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Method 12: Glassdoor Job Search, Salaries & Reviews

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Job Search by Glassdoor is an all-in-one, job search and career building mobile optimized app.

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Users can search all the latest job openings and also go through countless reviews about employers, companies, and working conditions.

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    1. Save jobs or positions for future opportunities.
    2. Get notifications when new positions become available.
    3. View salary and compensation from selected company's.
    4. Read reviews of employees to gain a better perspective on the working conditions of a selected company.
    5. See reviews from users about the application process and questions.
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    1. The Glassdoor Mobile Job Search, Salaries & Reviews app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 13: Trovit Jobs

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The Trovit Jobs mobile app gives users the opportunity to search for jobs and careers in as many as 46 countries, directly from their device.

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Trovit Jobs makes job hunting far less stressful by combining all the important employment seeking tools into one easy-to-use mobile application.

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    1. Bookmark all your favorite job openings.
    2. Create as many alerts as you wish for new openings and opportunities.
    3. Apply various filters to narrow down your search.
    4. Supports 19 languages and jobs in 46 different countries.
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Method 14: CornerJob - Find job offers

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CornerJob is another useful mobile app for Android and iOS that helps users find jobs quickly without having to jump through hoops.

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By skipping the traditional methods of applying for jobs, CornerJob gets users in front of potential employers with lightning speed.

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    1. Find jobs close by using GPS services.
    2. Apply for positions with a single tap and receive communication with 24 hours.
    3. Talk with employers via the apps chat system to ask more detailed questions on openings.
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Method 15: JOB TODAY - jobs in 24hrs

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Featured on Forbes, CNBC, BBC Radio and more, JOB TODAY for Android and iOS is revolutionizing job searching in the UK.

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Currently available in London and Manchester (with additional locations coming soon), JOB TODAY has been helping people locate work within 24 hours.

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    1. Quickly search for part-time, full-time or student work in London and Manchester.
    2. Chat directly with employers.
    3. Apply with one tap.
    4. Very quick signup process, no lengthy resume uploading or applications questions.
    5. Get a response from a job posting within 24 hours.
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Method 16: reed.co.uk Job Search

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Reed.co.uk Job Search mobile app is another great job finder that was labeled as the UK's #1 job searching site.

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With over 280,000 jobs available at any time, users have a massive variety of employment opportunities that cater to all different experience and skill levels.

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    1. 5000 new jobs posted each day.
    2. Personalize which types jobs you want to see.
    3. Get up-to-date alerts on a new job opening and be the first to apply.
    4. Update your profile to attract as many high-quality job recommendations as possible.
    5. Simple to use swipe system lets users fly through opportunities with ease.
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Method 17: Jora Job Search

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Jora Job Search is Australia's #1 job search tool with over 300,000 opportunities indexed in their database.

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With so many job postings accessible through the app, Jora Job Search makes it easier for users to stick with a single employment search tool.

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    1. Simple and intuitive search.
    2. Browse positions by industry.
    3. Filter jobs by wage, location, part/full-time, etc.
    4. Use GPS to locate employment directly in your vicinity.
    5. Share jobs with family and friends.
    6. Apply fast from anywhere, at any time directly via the app.
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Method 18: CV-Library Job Search

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CV-Library Job Search is another award winning mobile app that focuses on helping people find the idea job.

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A full-featured mobile app that lists 140,000+ jobs and gives users personal profiles that can be edited at any time to help attract the best job prospects.

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    1. Create custom alerts based on your job requirements.
    2. Upload your resume/CV via Dropbox, Drive,
    3. Smart search history pulls previously searched terms and keywords.
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    1. CV-Library Job Search can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 19: Job Search by neuvoo

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Job Search by neuvoo is a simple and effective job searching app that offers flexible searching options in an easy-to-use interface.

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As a 100% free app, Job Search is a valuable job hunting app that just might land you your next dream position.

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    1. Search for the most relevant jobs based on your preferences.
    2. Apply to jobs directly from the app or email it to apply later on.
    3. Create email and mobile notifications to get an edge on the competition.
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Method 20: Job Spotter

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Job Spotter by Indeed jobs is an interesting take on helping local businesses get the word out about job openings.

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The premise is simple; when you spot a help wanted sign in your local town or city, take a picture of it and the shopfront. Then, upload it via the app and collect points that can then be redeemed for Amazon gift cards.

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    1. Submit as many images as you wish, no limits.
    2. Collect points for each approved submission.
    3. Have fun exploring your neighborhood while making a little extra money.
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Never miss that dream job opening again! Set an alert or notification to tell you when a particular job opportunity becomes available. The power and convenience of having all your job searching tools right on your mobile device are tremendous. If you find yourself seeking new employment, it would serve you well to test out a few of the job finder apps talked about in this article, don't miss the chance for a great job because you couldn't get to a computer or laptop quick enough.

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