Tap the Power of Your Network: Five Mobile Apps

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Let's Lunch

Let's Lunch: Have an hour for lunch but no time to take meetings in your otherwise busy day? Now you can network with a purpose. When you go out for lunch, Let's Lunch finds relevant and interesting business professionals near you. Simply swipe the meeting to your calendar and connect in person over coffee or a meal.

Operating as your personal assistant, Let's Lunch gives users the rare opportunity to set and schedule casual meetings with companies they want to work for and with people within particular industries of interest.

Begin scheduling your lunch meetings with Let's Lunch available on 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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