“We are changing the world with technology.” – Bill Gates
The way we do things, the way we think, the way we interact and communicate, technology now plays a huge part in our lives. One of the key pieces of technology that is creating this change is the smartphone. Nearly 116 million Americans will use a smartphone at least monthly by the end of this year, up from 93.1 million in 2011. (Source: eMarketer, 2012).
Are you taking advantage of this technology in your job search? Check out our top 5 favorite free mobile applications for job seekers:
LinkedIn - Get on-the-go access to your professional network with the LinkedIn mobile app. This app allows you to search the member directory, see all recent network updates and post a new status to your network, check in to your professional groups, review your profile and stay up to date on your inbox messages. Available on iPhone and Andriod.
LunchMeet - This app let’s you schedule and plan lunch meetings with your LinkedIn connections. Once you download the application, setup multiple availability slots, update your LinkedIn status letting your contacts know you are able to ‘lunch’ and then send and receive invitations. With this app you will, “Never Eat Alone”. Availableon iPhone, Coming soon on Andriod.
Evernote - This app helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. It lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders–and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go. Available on iPhone and Andriod .
7 Little Words - The perfect app while commuting to your interview, sharing with a potential boss and relaxing after you’ve updated your resume. 7 Little Words is a fun brain teaser game that features crossword puzzles, word find and anagram exercises. Available on iPhone and Andriod.
Any other free mobile applications to recommend?