•Manage and sync your contacts, email, appointments, weather, directions, and even flight information all from one convenient app, among several other features. •Navigate your day, get notified, get organized, and stay connected. •Free and premium accounts. •Android and iOS.
•Professional social media platform. •Create an online resume and portfolio. •Search jobs, advertise sales and promotions, connect with others in your industry. •Free and premium accounts. •Android and iOS.
•Read up on companies and the application process directly from people working there and going through it. •Receive notifications, pros and cons, salary ranges, and a number of other details. •Free. •Android and iOS.
•Create contact accounts that include names, shared experiences, notes, business cards, encounters, and much more. •Free and premium accounts. •Android and iOS.
•Job opening search engine (“One search. All jobs.”). •Search posts by position, industry, or location. •Receive a daily email with all the new listings for your area. •Free. •Android and iOS.
•Customer relationship management. Salesforce is the biggest and most well-known CRM system in the world. •Manage everything on the go, wherever you are, including contacts, pending deals, marketing campaigns, and more. •Works in collaboration with your paid Salesforce account. •Free. •Android and iOS.
•Note taking and archiving. •Save notes by text, photo, or audio. Save links, entire website pages, articles, and selected passages from the web. •Sync across multiple devices. •Free and premium accounts. •Android and iOS.
•Time tracking. The app lets you keep record of tasks, start and finish times, attach notes, daily/weekly/monthly summary, and more. •Currently only available for Android. •Free and Pro (paid) versions.
•Inbox management. Manage your email inbox quickly and conveniently. •Swipe to trash and archive, assign messages to a later time/date, and smart learning capabilities. •Works with Gmail, Google Apps, and iCloud accounts. •Free. •Android and iOS.
•Find the unlisted and “hidden” jobs available in your area (as much as 80% according to the app). •Use it to get a jump on the competition before positions are posted to regular job boards and directories. •$0.99. •Currently only available for iOS.
You’ll never be short of app choices. Children, students, professionals, and retirees all have hundreds at their disposal. No matter what you need, you’ll find it somewhere. Every website, product, and service has an app ready to be installed (or a mobile-friendly site at the very least). As we move more and more to the cloud, and our lives become increasingly mobile, those numbers will only go up.
As a professional with a career, there are a lot of apps out there to help with, well, everything. From finding a new job, to switching careers, from making new connections, to remembering the ones you already have, there is, quite literally, an app for that.
These ten represent some of the most popular and useful in their respective categories.