The best apps and tools to help you organise your job search

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by Jessica Tabinor on

Searching for a new role can be a tough task and staying organised through the applications, interviews and paperwork is imperative to ensure you secure the right role for you. Whether you are looking to boost your job search or improve your productivity, read on for the best apps and tools to help you organise your job search.

1.     JobTrack

Best apps and tools to organise your job search - JobTrack

JobTrack helps you manage your applications effectively so that you can prioritise the right jobs for you. Using the dashboard, you can quickly see where to focus your efforts based on the job applications you’ve submitted and the job postings you’ve saved. It also enables you to proactively follow up by reminding you to send crucial follow-up emails after important events, such as phone calls and interviews.

Perhaps the most unique feature of the website is that it gives you the ability to check on how your job search is going with helpful metrics. JobTrack provides you with visibility into what’s working well and what opportunities exist for improvement. An all-round great tool to organise your job search.

2.     Evernote

The best apps and tools to organise your job search - Evernote

Evernote is a great tool to use, not only during your job search but all of the time! In simple terms, it is an app that assists with note taking, organising, task lists and archiving. It enables you to write notes and capture ideas at the touch of a button, on your computer, phone or on the web.

In terms of your job search, it’s a great tool to use to complete your interview preparation and to store any important information relating to your application. The handy ‘clip page’ feature enables you to highlight text from a website and save to a document, this is especially useful when conducting company research before an interview. The possibilities are endless!

3.     Glassdoor

The best apps and tools to organise your job search - Glassdoor

Glassdoor is a website where employees and former employees anonymously review companies, their management, their job role and their salary.

When applying for a new role, it’s a good idea to have a quick look at the reviews on Glassdoor. Although you shouldn’t take this information as gospel, together with your discussions with the recruiter and/or manager, you should get a good idea if the company is right for you.

4.     Huntr

The best apps and tools to organise your job search - Huntr

Huntr is an online platform that allows you to create colour coded lists of job applications including notes, dates, tasks, job descriptions, salaries, locations, company data and more. You can also use the Chrome Extension to save jobs from job sites such as and pin to your dashboard to view them at any time.

Another useful feature of Huntr is that you can quickly share your progress with your colleagues, friends or advisors simply by adding their email address to your lists.

Now you’re organised, it’s time to start applying!

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