Top Five Job Hunting Apps

By J&C Team

Three out of every five job seekers use their mobile phone to search for job*. Do you?


As candidates are becoming more mobile savvy recruitment companies are offering you more and more mobile services to enable you to search for jobs while ‘on the go.’ CV-Library has explored what job hunting mobile apps are on offer and provided Jobs & Careers readers with their top five recommendations:


  1. CV-Library App

Our free mobile app allows registered users to search and apply to over 70,000 live jobs while ‘on the go.’ You can also write and edit your cover letter, save jobs to your favourite list for later and email jobs to yourself or a friend. The CV-Library app is easy to use and available on Apple (iPhone and iPad) and Android devices.


Key Features: Search and apply to over 70,000 live jobs, save searches and email jobs to yourself

Cost: Free


  1. Pocket CV

The Pocket CV app allows you to write your CV as well as edit and share it, directly from your smartphone. It includes several formatting tools and offers suggestions as you type. You can also share your CV directly from the app, via email or Dropbox.


Key Features: Write and edit your CV, share via email and Dropbox, and PDF export

Cost: £1.88 on Google Play

£1.99 on App Store


  1. Interview Buzz

If you’re preparing for an interview then why not try the Interview Buzz app. It helps you formulate answers to common interview questions and offers tips on other important factors, like what to wear.


Key Features: Job interview practice and interview do’s and don’ts

Cost: Free from Google Play

69p from App Store


  1. LinkedIn

The LinkedIn mobile app offers you access to your online profile so you can continue to share updates, network and search for jobs wherever you are. It’s a great way to research companies to learn more about their employees before you make a job application.


Key Features: Update your profile, share updates and search and apply for jobs

Cost: Free


  1. Salary Checker

Check job salaries and learn more about salary trends with the free Salary Checker app. It’s a great way to find out more about a new industry and work out if it can offer you the salary you’re looking for. Especially for the professional jobs seeker, it offers you salary brackets for jobs around the world.


Key Features: Compare your salary and check salaries in different job roles

Cost: Free


*According to a report from Glassdoor.