Today's economic climate means those seeking a job all have to get and maintain an edge over other job candidates if they want to score that job. To be successful at that goal, job seekers have to have constant access to job postings, their professional and social networks, and tools that allow them to make connections with new contacts and potential employers. Here is our list of the best job search apps for the iPhone and iPad.
The best iPhone and iPad apps for job hunters
27 Dec 2020, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
Whether you are looking for your next job, or your job was impacted by the current economy, the job search app will help you rebuild the American workforce. Use the app to search jobs, manage your profile and resume, connect with employers and get hired – so you can get back to building your skills and a life that works. Use the CareerBuilder Job Search app to discover jobs within a mile of your present location, in many metro areas. Not in a metro area? No problem, use our mapping technology to search an area by desired job title, salary, or skills. Core features include:
- Upload or build your AI resume for free
- Easy-apply with a single tap
- Create custom job alerts
- Research salaries and required skills
- Get notified when your applications are viewed
Instantly search through millions of new jobs. Simply apply by swiping right! The job process is hard – so they made sure the job search app was easy to use. Search through millions of jobs and find the right fit by simply swiping right to apply. Monster’s job search app is free and easy to use.
- Get interviews with the job you want – fast
- Apply instantly for jobs by swiping right
- Filter by the role you’re looking for
- Millions of jobs and employees available!
LinkedIn is the social network for job seekers, professionals, and businesses. Build your network, find business contacts, connect with recruiters, and use your professional profile as an online resume. Use LinkedIn to navigate your career with confidence. LinkedIn App Review
- Find friends, classmates, and colleagues to add to your network.
- LinkedIn’s job search filters help you narrow down from the millions of jobs posted to the job that’s right for you.
- Job search: Browse on-the-go and set job alerts so that you can be the first to apply.
- The LinkedIn app is free to use and download.
On the hunt for a new job? If yes, then you probably know by now that a great looking resume and cover letter might be the difference between getting a job and missing out. Fortunately, the developers of this app get this urgency and have created a resume building app that makes this process easy, smooth, and efficient. Choose from 25 different resume templates, get subtle prompts when writing your resume, see live previews, a flexible resume editor, edit Cover Letter and References sections, PDF export and more. There is an in-app purchase for the Pro Version which gives you full access to all of the features.
- Professional looking resumes, Easy and Efficient
- 25 resume templates, Flexible Editor
- Edit Cover Letters and References
- PDF Exports, Live Previews, Assistance
- In-app purchase for Pro Version
ZipRecruiter Job Search gives you access to more than 100 job boards all at once to help you find a job. All you have to do is tell it about the jobs you are looking for and the apps will show them to you. The app will send the best options to your inbox every day and you can save jobs or searches and return to them later. The app keeps track of the jobs you've applied to, and you will receive a notification when your resume has been viewed. Our review has more details, check it out!
- Gain access to over 100 job boards
- Get matched jobs sent to your inbox
- Apply with one tap
- Review your applied jobs list
- Free job searching app saves you time
Get an inside view of company reviews, benefits, salaries, job descriptions, and office photos shared by employees of the company you're investigating with the Glassdoor app. You'll have access to the latest, most up-to-date job listings and see which jobs have just been posted. You can save your job searches, get push notifications when the app finds you new job postings, and create a saved search so you don't have to input your information repeatedly. The app is fast and easy to use and makes job searches fast with its filter options. You'll see all the information about a job, including salary, right within each listing. Check out our review for more information.
- Easily email job listings
- See the latest postings
- View company salaries, office photos, benefit information, and job details all in the postings
- Fast and easy to use
- Discover your earning potential
Searching for jobs has never been more fun than through this app. JobFlare presents 6 games for users to measure their qualities, skills, abilities and other tangibles that employers look for. These games will challenge your logic, verbal and math skills. Each game is 90 seconds long and you can track your scores through the Performance Tab. View how you compare with others in your job field, customize your profile, get emails with job recommendations based on your profile and more. If you are currently looking for a job, then download this app today. JobFlare app review
- A unique, fun way to enter the job hunting market
- Measures the qualities that employers are looking for
- 90 second games that test math, verbal and logic skills
- Customize profile based on job interests
- Receive emails for job recommendations
If you've ever had an interview where you were totally unprepared for the questions asked and felt ridiculous and slow, you want to download this app. Job Interview Questions App helps you get ready for the questions that will be asked during your interview so you can come across as prepared and informed. There are three full-length interview simulations with over 50 questions with different interview styles. You can even make a recording of yourself answering each question and watch and review your answers to check for word selection, “um” and “uh” and other unnecessary words, body language, eye contact, and more. Check out our review for more information.
- Film yourself answering questions
- More than 50 different practice questions
- Review and critique your answers
- Advice on how to answer each question
- Paid app with no in-app purchases
Need help choosing a career, or want to change the direction your life is headed but don’t know what you want to do? PathSource will help. Use it to find out what you need to achieve your goals, network, gain access to a huge source of information, find educational programs, and even discover what kind of salary you need to support the lifestyle you want. Use it to create a resume, choose your college major, watch interviews of people talking about their jobs, and see thousands of job postings. Use this app if you are a student who needs guidance on finding an industry in which to pursue internships or to choose a college major; a student looking for an easy way to find post-graduate job opportunities; or if you’re in the workforce and are thinking about changing careers.
- Take personalized career assessments
- Search job postings
- Find the right college
- Watch over 3,000 videos of people discussing their jobs
- Free with in-app purchases