Job hunting is no one’s favorite activity. The process can be mentally draining and time consuming. But now you can improve your job search by utilizing your mobile device to make a frustrating job search process a little bit easier. A recent article by Wired shares how mobile apps and services allow mobile users to one-up fellow job searchers who don’t use their smartphones as a tool. Wonolo, for example, creates on-demand employment opportunities by working with companies to offer temporary employment quickly. The smartphone app has already helped about 8,000 people find temporary jobs from both traditional companies and tech-startup spaces. LearnUp is a training platform for employees to learn specific skills and also works with big companies such as AT&T and Old Navy to prepare applicants for specific job openings.
Approximately 86% of jobseekers who have a smartphone would use it to search for a job. And popular job search site Glassdoor finds that 45% of job seekers use their mobile device specifically to search for jobs at least once a day! And why not? You can respond to new job openings even quicker when you are on the go with your mobile device. A lot of job sites also have mobile optimization making it simple to upload your resume within seconds.
Job hunters, what are you waiting for? Grab your mobile device to get started now. Good luck!