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Job Hunting Apps

Whether you’re a recent graduate, looking for a summer job, or seeking to change careers, job hunting apps can give you an advantage over others in the market.

I have three you might not have heard of yet.

Job hunters looking for nearby jobs in retail or hospitality should consider the app called Wirkn. It finds local employers who are hiring and you canapply to multiple jobs at the same time. Wirkn even allows you to make video cover letters and it has networking capabilities with co-workers once you’ve landed a gig. The app is free for iOS and Android.

JobAware helps job-hunters compare jobs in different cities, check specific companies for jobs and view salary information. JobAware has infor ob full-time, part-time, contract, freelance, and internship opportunities. JobAware also connects job-hunters with a variety of learning resources to aid in the search process. The app is free for iOS.

The app called Reach works with LinkedIn accounts or email to search for nearby users If you find someone you want to connect with, simply use the app’s “Reach Out” function and send a request and see what happens. Reach can even help find nearby networking opportunities. The app is free for iOS and Android.

Mike is a veteran journalist whose video "PC Mike" reports have been distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations since 1994, making him one of the most experienced tech reporters in the country. His tech stories and videos have appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, the Today Show, The New York Times, USA Today and in numerous national newspapers and magazines. In addition to the PC Mike tech blog, he also publishes the Roadtreking.com RV Travel Blog in which he travels North America in an RV reporting about interesting people and places.