Get Hired: The 4 Best Job Search Apps

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Download these apps so you never miss an opportunity.

Looking for a new job? It’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest listings in your area and to apply for them quickly. That’s where your phone comes in. There are many great job hunting apps to download. Check them on the go and set up alerts, so you can find the perfect job match as soon as it goes live. Don’t have a reliable smartphone? Browse the selection of affordable no-contract phones from Straight Talk.


LinkedIn is like social media for professionals. You can model your profile after your resume and upload a professional photo of yourself. LinkedIn also makes it easy to search for jobs in your area. For example, you can set up alerts to be notified of new listings. You can also follow your favorite companies and even check out their current employees’ profiles to get a better idea of the type of candidates they’re looking for.

Get the app: App Store / Google Play


Jobseekers everywhere love using the Indeed app. It has a huge database of new jobs. You can discover full-time jobs, part-time jobs, and even freelance, contract, and internship positions. When you do find one you like, it’s super simple to apply. Before you do though, take a minute to browse the company ratings and reviews to see if it would be a good fit for you.

Get the app: App Store / Google Play

LinkUp Job Search Engine

LinkUp keeps the job search process simple. Just enter a keyword and your zip code, and you’ll get a list of jobs nearby. The listings are updated daily and always current, so you’re not accidentally applying for a position that’s already filled. And like the other apps, you can set up alerts when new job listings get posted and when old ones get taken down.

Get the app: App Store


Did you know that Facebook can be a great tool for finding jobs? In the app, go to the explore menu and click on Jobs. There, you’ll be able to search for key words that interest you and also set your location. In addition, don’t forget to “like” and follow your favorite companies. A lot of times, companies will post job opportunities on Facebook, and you want to be among the first to see them.

Get the app: App Store / Google Play

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