6 apps for savvy jobseekers

Take your career search with you, and empower yourself to find that new gig. Even better, five of the six apps are free (and the other one is only a few bucks).

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After all, you likely use your phone or tablet to stay up-to-date with your social networks, manage your email, and consume content. Why not use it as a job-seeking tool, too? Whether you’re an iPhone or Android user, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered. Check out this list of the six best apps for job seekers. Put these in action and you’ll likely be one step closer to finding your dream job.


Looking for a government position? The iUSAJOBS iPhone app is a must-have. The mobile app version of the federal government’s official job resource was released in 2010 and gives users the ability to search and apply for government jobs across the country.

Whether you’re seeking a mechanical repair position with the Department of Defense or want to be a speechwriter for government officials, the iUSAJOBS app can help you stay up-to-date with available opportunities. A helpful tip? Although the app is free, you need an account with usajobs.gov before using the mobile app to apply for a position.

Cost: Free


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