Tap the Power of Your Network: Five Mobile Apps

Email     |     Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Next Tap the Power of Your Network: Five Mobile Apps-3 Next

FullContact

FullContact: Job seekers, especially new graduates, need to begin building a personal and professional network with contact information that goes beyond what's available from online social networks. FullContact stores all of your contacts safely in a cloud-based system that automatically and accurately updates them with publicly available social profile information and photos, easily manages de-duplication and then syncs contacts back to the places you need them — so you always have a complete view of your connections.

FullContact gives job seekers the power to create contact groups and tags, and maintain personal ownership of meaningful connections so contact information won't be left behind if key contacts someday disconnect from a social network.

Your super-network travels anywhere with FullContact. It is available on desktops via the web-based platform, Gmail (compatible with multiple Google accounts) as a plugin, and iOS (iPhone and iPad).

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.

 

Related Topics : A Big Market for Big Data Jobs, Midmarket CIO, IT Management Automation, SharePoint, Technology Markets

 
More Slideshows

gig economy How the Gig Economy Is Changing the Tech Industry

The gig economy is clearly disrupting the tech industry, both in positive and negative ways. ...  More >>

Fake news How Can We Fix the Fake News Problem?

Is fake news a security issue? Some say yes, as it can be used as a social engineering tool to spread disinformation and conceivably to get unsuspecting users to click on malicious links. ...  More >>

IT security skills 7 Top Skills for Security Pros

Executives at several top tech firms outline the skills they need now and in the near future, including IaaS and IoT security expertise. Other skills listed may surprise you. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.