Search for your dream job while on the go with the best job-search apps available.

From ordering food to looking for love, there’s an app for that. The job search is no different. These days, looking for a job doesn’t mean combing through newspaper listings or being confined to desktop websites. Instead, there are a number of job-search apps and job-search tips that can help you stay connected and on top of your job hunt, even while on the go.

Are you ready to find your perfect match using an app? Here are the best job apps (in no particular order) all job seekers should know about.

LinkUp

What makes this one of the best job-search apps? If you’re tired of being misled by outdated listings, LinkUp ensures that you’re only checking out the latest jobs. No fake jobs or scam listings here. LinkUp allows users to search for opportunities on company websites using filters such as keywords, company, and location. The app also allows you to save and view previous searches or favorites and apply directly via your mobile device.

Cost: Free

Compatible With: iPad, iPhone, and Android

Where to Find: linkup.com/

Jobs by CareerBuilder.com

If CareerBuilder.com is one of your favorite sites for job searching, you’ll be a fan of this app. The user-friendly interface gives you the power of CareerBuilder.com wherever you go with instant access to search and apply to nearly two million job postings at any time.

Cost: Free

Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, and Android

Where to Find: careerbuilder.com/mobile

Snagajob

Snagajob provides you with immediate access to their database of new job listings and even matches you with jobs that are a good fit. In addition to the one-click apply feature, Snagajob allows you to show off your personality to employers. You can add a personality quiz to your profile, or even a video, to stand out from the other applicants and let hiring managers know a bit more about you.

Cost: Free

Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, and Android

Where to Find: iTunes and Google Play

JobAware

Why does this job-search app make the list? JobAware offers everything from salary comparisons to LinkedIn account integration to help you take advantage of your network. While results are provided by indeed.com, the app also allows the use of LinkedIn for job discovery. If a job looks like it could be right for you, you’re given the option of searching more jobs by that company, viewing the source, sharing the job (via email, Twitter, or Facebook), and tracking the job.

Cost: Free

Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, and Android

Where to Find: iTunes and Google Play

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LinkedIn Job Search

According to LinkedIn, applicants who apply to jobs on the first day they're posted are 10 percent more likely to be hired. Make sure you’re the first to apply with this easy-to-use app. With customizable search tools, job alerts, and company information, you’ll have all the information you need to apply and connect with the right contacts.

Cost: Free

Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, and Android

Where to Find: iTunes and Google Play

Switch

If swiping left and right on Tinder works for you in the dating department, Switch may be the job-search app for you. While browsing job postings, you can swipe right if interested and left if not. On the other side, the hiring managers are swiping left and right on potential candidates. If you show interest in a position and its hiring manager does the same with your profile, then you can directly chat with the hiring manager using the app's messaging feature.

Cost: Free

Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, and Android

Where to Find: switchapp.com

Glassdoor

See the latest jobs with Glassdoor's easy-to-use job search app. Save interesting jobs so you'll never miss out and when you're ready to apply on your computer, all of your saved jobs will be waiting for you. The app also makes it easy to stay up to date on the latest company reviews, salary reports, and interview questions that are shared by employees.

Cost: Free

Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, and Android

Where to Find: glassdoor.com/apps.htm

ZipRecruiter

Get a leg up on the competition by setting up personalized job alerts to notify you when new jobs are posted. The ZipRecruiter app makes it easy to apply to jobs immediately, without waiting to get home to your laptop. First, upload your resume from Dropbox or Google Drive or import it straight from LinkedIn. Then, set up job alerts to receive a daily email with jobs that may be a match for you. Search millions of jobs from hundreds of the top job boards anytime, anywhere.

Cost: Free

Compatible With: iPhone, iPad, and Android

Where to Find: iTunes and Google Play

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