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The time for millennials to find a job has come. Millennials have been looking for jobs for a while now, and statistics say that most people change jobs 10 to 15 times during their career, and 4 times by their 32nd birthday. That means that from the time you start that first job at Pizza Hut to when you get your first real job, technology will make multiple steps forward. If that already happened in your case, we’ve gathered 5 tools that will help you catch up, and land that big job you’ve been chasing for months, if not years!
Jobs by ZipRecruiter
Next time you think about looking for a job, you might want to consider using this tool. ZipRecruiter has over 9 million jobs listed. It’s also a tool that our clients and employers here at ProSky use to get the best visibility for their job, internship and project postings.
It has helped thousands of people to land their current jobs. All you need to do is type in your dream job in the search box and let the app guide you through the job application process.
Don’t forget your profile as well as your digital presence need to be ready to impress! Hiring managers and supervisors will be looking and many are recruiting less and less with resumes! Make your first impression count.
ZipRecruiter has a mobile app as well as a website that will keep you updated on the newest job offers on the market
Does money buy happiness? We’re not quite sure, but we do know that your skills and what career you choose can make a big difference in your bank account. Although money might not be your driving factor. It’s important to know market rates when you’re job shopping.
Not only can this help you choose the best fit, but it can also help you know what to expect when moving to a new area or what others in your field are making. Many employers stay competitive in their offers, but it’s important for job seekers to also know what salaries are being made and stay knowledgeable.
Check it out! See how you stack up against the industry.
Skype is a great way to stay in contact with your friends from college, but more than that it can help you land some unparalleled jobs overseas. In recent years Skype made some serious steps forward in improving the quality of their calls when there are more than just 2 people. Also, you can pay just a few dollars and make hours and hours of calls through Skype.
It’s always a great idea to have a reliable video app that you can use from your phone or the computer. Many employers are using video in their hiring process to help minimize bias. They will often schedule video interviews or phone calls for the first or all of the interviews.
Skype has a desktop and mobile app that call both cell phones and landlines. If you need to talk to some employers and you don’t have the chance to do it in person, feel free to ask them for a Skype call. With both video and audio calls available Skype is surely one of the best apps to stay in contact with your employers from anywhere. You can download it here.
Fantastical 2 is a standout app for several reasons: it is very easy to use, its User Interface is very friendly and fun, its organizational features are by far ahead of its competitors and it is also compatible with Google Cloud and iCloud!
This app will help keep you organized from interview times and dates to your ever-growing to-do list. Being highly organized will not only make your personal life easier but will help you become a more desirable candidate.
You can quickly go through this app without too much clicking and moving around. If the default theme doesn’t fit your needs, you can always switch to some other theme offered for free. However, the downside is that having this app on your iPhone will cost you at least $5 USD. See if either version would be a great fit for you here!
PDF Converter Ultimate
This app will enable you to communicate and work on your files effectively while sparing time in between! As its name may imply, this app helps convert PDF files, and a couple more formats as well. This can be handy when you’re needing to send report examples, results from a project or any file to potential employers. PDF is the universal format.
This could also be something that you carry with you through your professional life into your career as well. Always keep tools handy that make your job easier and more efficient!
By connecting your cloud services PDF Converter Ultimate turns your smartphones and tablets into a mobile office! So next time you have to quickly edit your files on any Android or iOS device, you really should consider this app!
The job hunt can feel exhausting but always use resources to help make it more efficient! We hope these apps can help lead you to the career of your dreams. Subscribe to our blog or newsletter for more tips and tricks in growing your career!
This was a guest post written by, Sandra Rodgers. Sandra runs the Cometdocs blog and post on it weekly. She loves yoga, travel, photography, cooking foreign cuisine traditional meals and is a major tech enthusiast. Feel free to reach out to Sandra on Twitter.