If you head onto the internet and look up helpful tips about creating the best covering letter, CV, and filling out your job application form, you are going to come up with a range of different results, all of which offer different pieces of advice.

Realistically, you should absolutely consider these pieces of advice when it comes to applying for different jobs, specifically read through a number of resources and select the sections that sound as though they apply to you the most.

On the other hand, though, there is such thing as an information overload when it comes to researching information such as this. As such, you should consider using some different sources of information.

How Can Apps Help with the Job Search?

There are so many different things that people are able to use their phones for these days. Whether these are heading onto different sites for online gaming, using sites such as Tatango and Anedot fundraising, or in this case searching for jobs.

There are a number of different apps out there that are used by employers and employees alike as a means to both promote and apply for jobs. These apps come with different pros and cons and as such, this list will take some time to properly dissect some of the most popular on the market and what they can do for you.

LinkedIn

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that there are social media sites out there dedicated to helping people find work and LinkedIn is one of the best in the business. This is an absolute must-have if you want to take business networking seriously as it is perfect for connecting with businesses, keeping up to date with what they are currently working on, and applying for a plethora of positions at different employers.

You can be strict with the location of the job and also with the likes of pay and position. This means that you are only going to be shown roles that you are genuinely interested in rather than digging through a range of different options that don’t apply to you.

Another benefit to using LinkedIn is that you can update your profile with your CV and a range of information about you and apply for roles at just the click of a button. They are not going to need any further information because you already have everything about yourself that an employer needs to know right there.

Indeed

Indeed is a very popular option out there for people as it has millions of jobs available for you to scroll through in order to find what you think you would be the perfect fit for. Similar to LinkedIn, you are able to update your CV and a general cover letter about yourself.

This is all well and good but depending on the job you are applying for, you should consider writing a covering letter that is personally tailored toward the employer that you are looking for a role with.

Totaljobs

These are some of the leading job boards out there as they allow you to both search and apply for a huge range of different jobs with just the click of a button. The whole app revolves around your location and is adamant about finding somewhere that is close to you.

Of course, this does not have to be the case if you are flexible and willing to move, but if you are hoping to secure a new role that is a bit closer to home then the features offered by Totaljobs will be a huge advantage.

Guest writers and carefully selected for Career Enlightenment. Thanks for reading!

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