Tap the Power of Your Network: Five Mobile Apps

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Weave: LinkedIn meets Tinder (minus the dating) – simply swipe left or right to chat with other like-minded local professionals. Meet CEOs, startup founders, VCs, recruiters and business experts from every field.

Offering the ability to connect with other like-minded professionals, Weave also offers users the ability to join 'Rooms' for specific networking needs including general networking, fundraising, hiring, looking for a co-founder and services. Perfect for new grads looking to get their foot in the door, bounce ideas off of industry veterans and everything in between, Weave puts people in touch with the appropriate and needed connections.

Grow your network with Weave, available on Android and iOS.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of jobs are found through networking, and with the National Center for Education Statistics projecting more than 1,855,000 new graduates entering the workforce in 2015, securing a coveted job offer in this highly competitive landscape requires added resourcefulness.

To gain an edge and tap into the power of networking, college grads, as well as other job seekers, have access to a wealth of useful apps designed to ease the transition to working professional. However, with millions of apps available for download, how do you make sure you're using the best tools to get from the job search to the corner office? If leveraged and utilized properly, countless working professionals have seen a direct correlation between their network and their overall net worth.

Bart Lorang, CEO of FullContact, recommends five key networking apps for job seekers to start immediately building out their professional networks.


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