Are you a newly graduate? Or did you lose your job?
We have applications for that! If you have no idea where to start in beginning a career or if you’re thinking of changing careers, there are many apps that could help you find landing the perfect job.
If you don’t know which career path to follow you can start by taking career aptitude tests.
Career Test in iOS helps students, recent graduates, job seekers and working professionals to better define their career path to find the job that suits their interest the best. The test is based on Jonh Holland’s model, Career Test enables you to find out your RIASEC profile (Realist, Investigator, Artist, Social, Enterprising and Conventional) after answering 20 questions regarding your interest and motivations. Other career tests you can download are Career Quiz, Career Recommend/Matching Test and Career Personality Test.
After finding out and concluding the career of your choice, you’re going to have to prepare yourself. You’re going to need a Resume to show your credentials and qualifications.
Pocket Resume Pro, this is the best-selling app that enables you to create, save and email your resume from you Apple device. Based on your LinkedIn profile, the app easily creates a new resume. You can also export to PDF using multiple style options and to RTF to edit your resume on your computer using MS Word or similar. For only $2.99 which is also available in 10 languages. Other Resume or Curriculum Vitae Generating apps you can find are ResumeBear, VisualCV, DoYouBuzz, Resume Companion, Cvmkr, Visualize.me, Kareer.me, CeeVee, ResumeBaking and more.
Now that’s over, you’re going to have to find job openings. Job hunting applications makes it easy for you, you don’t have to look through newspapers or go out looking for job ads.
CareerBuilder helps you access the largest source of job openings in the US from your iOS device. CareerBuilder lets you search for job openings near your area, jobs that can be conveniently applied to from within the app, job in other countries, review job openings and track jobs you’ve viewed, applied to and emailed. You can also learn about companies posting job openings including company history, culture, products and more, efficiently apply to job openings using your saved resume and cover letter preferences, apply without a CareerBuilder account. And many more features for Free.
You can also try BeamME, Domain App, Job Finder, Craigster, LinkedIn, iJobs, ABContacts, Job Compass and Now Hiring.
If you’ve completed all your materials and you’ve got a schedule for an interview the one last thing to do is prepare yourself.
What Color Is Your Parachute, the most popular job-hunting guide in the world, has sold more than 10 million copies in 27 countries. This doesn’t just prepare you for your job interview, this also helps you exercise your transferable skills, fields of knowledge, job environments, values and goals, working conditions and levels of responsibility and salary. Actually you can just download this and forget all the other apps above, because this app has it all for $3.99. The App features a flower diagram that allows you to easily track progress, helps and hints, easy prioritization tools, sticky-note-style reminders, easy-view results, write-your-own-story, salary calculator, skills grid and Holland Code exercise to discover you favorite people-environments.