10 Apps for the Career-Driven Student

Starting the career process isn’t easy. There are skills to build, resumes to send, and interviews to conquer. But with all things that aren’t easy, there are heroes out there building apps to help you out! That’s why we rounded up this quick list of career-centered apps.

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1. LinkedIn

The world’s largest professional social network is conveniently available in mobile form! LinkedIn is the easiest way to get started on networking – super important for students!

App Store | Google Play

 

2. Switch

Swipe. Swipe. Match! Sound familiar? Switch uses a very Tinder-esque method to match you with the perfect job. Instead of going through tedious job boards, you’ll just have to swipe right to apply. The best part? Actual hiring managers are on the app waiting to match with you!

App Store | Google Play

 

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3. Indeed

As the world’s #1 job search site, Indeed is perfect for your job hunt. This app not only allows you to search and apply for jobs, but it also lets you follow and receive updates from your favorite companies.

App Store | Google Play

 

4. Interview Prep Questions

Job interviews can be nerve-racking, especially for college students and recent grads who aren’t used to handling these seemingly stressful interrogations. This flashcard app will take you through the most common interview questions and provide helpful suggestions on how to answer them.

App Store

 

5. Upwork

Not searching for a full time position right now? No worries, Upwork focuses only on freelance work. This handy app will alert you of any new project opportunities, and allows you to accept or decline project invitations.

App Store | Google Play

 

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6. CamCard

Keeping track of paper business cards is a hassle – especially in such a tech-centered age! Scan any business card with this app and it will store the contact information in one convenient digital space.

App Store | Google Play

 

7. Monster

Just like Indeed, Monster is a popular job hunting site that is now available on-the-go. Search and apply for jobs, upload your resume, and communicate with hiring managers in one app!

App Store | Google Play

 

8. Monster Interviews 

Get expert assistance through every stage of your job interview! This app covers everything, including how to handle tough interview questions, dressing to impress on the big day, and tips on crafting the perfect follow-up email.

App Store

 

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9. Glassdoor

Of course we love that Glassdoor offers a job search feature, but what really makes it unique is that it gives access to company reviews. Real employees give insights on office culture, salary, benefits and more. You’ll get a good idea if a company is the best fit for you!

App Store | Google Play

 

10. Resume Star

The hardest part about creating a resume is often formatting it so that it’s precise and clean, yet informative. Resume Star requires you to simply fill in your information, and then the app takes care of the tricky parts. The result? A perfectly formatted resume that’s ready for use!

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