5 Apps That Will Transform Your Career

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“There’s an app for that”… including your career! Whether you’re a job-seeker or currently employed, there is an app that can help boost your career. If you’re looking to improve your organization, job search process, or your stress-levels, we’ve got you covered. Check out 5 helpful apps below!

Job Board Apps

Having job board apps on your phone is a great way to be on the job search away from your computer. Some of the most common are Simply Hired, Indeed, Monster, CareerBuilder, Linkedin, and Glassdoor. You can browse and easily apply to jobs straight from your phone or save them to your account to apply to later on your desktop. In addition to job boards, sources like Linkedin are great for networking, while Glassdoor is excellent for learning more about a company of interest. Employees or formerly employed can leave reviews about the company which is helpful insight if you’re looking to apply there. This way you can get a sort of feel if the environment is for you before even going there.

Job Interview Question-Answer

Need some help prepping for a job interview? Well, you never know what you will be asked, but this app includes common interview questions that can help you get more comfortable prior to an interview. The app allows you to video yourself answering these questions so you can later watch and see what you look and sound like and tweak your reactions and answers if needed. Then, a coach tells you how they would answer the question and provides some helpful hints and tips. Practicing will make your answers much stronger when it comes time to interview and will certainly calm your nerves!

Trello

If organization and even teamwork is a big part of your workday, you’ll want to check out this app! It will step up your collaboration and organization process in a big way. Use this application as a way to stay on top of your schedules, deadlines, and even organize your projects using boards similar to a Pinterest format. Connect with your team members to edit and work on projects right within the app. There are so many awesome things you can do on this app to increase your organization. It’s a must-have!

Dropbox

This is another great app to help you stay organized. This app works as a central place to access and share files off of your hard drive. It is now easier to send large folders and files to others! It’s also a great way to backup all of your important data on your hard drive in case of an emergency. Another feature is the ability to access these files from any device as long as you are signed into your account. So if you need to check something while you’re home and not in the office, you’ve got nothing to worry about.

Headspace

Taking breaks during your workday to relax and rejuvenate is important and can help boost productivity. Need some guidance? There are tons of apps out there that help with lowering stress, focus, and mindfulness. Headspace is one of the most popular ones out there. Try some of the exercises on the app during your next lunch break. Who knows, maybe you’ll really enjoy meditation if you’ve never tried it before.

Do you use any apps in the workplace? Let us know your favorites and why by commenting below!

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