The best job search apps for iOS and Android in 2019

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The process of searching for a new job is now as easy as browsing through an app.

Here’s a selection of some of the best job search apps in 2019. (Photo: Pixabay)

The Year-end is almost here, whether you need a new job, you’re looking to move up the ladder, or you’re just hungry for a new challenge, job hunting can be a real pain. Thankfully, the days of poring over local newspapers and circling ads are well behind us, and the process of searching for a new job is now as easy as browsing through an app. But with hundreds of options available on both Android and iOS, which app is the best for finding your new moneymaker? Don’t feel overwhelmed; we’ve done the hard work for you. Here’s a selection of some of the best job search apps in 2019:

Linkedin: If you’re serious about business networking, then you’re probably on LinkedIn. But LinkedIn isn’t just a great social tool — it also boasts a powerful job search app. Once you’ve let LinkedIn know you’re looking for a new role, it’ll keep an eye out for you and notify you of any roles that meet your criteria and past experience, as well as highlighting you in employer searches for vacancies. If you prefer a more hands-on approach to job hunting, then you can search through roles filtered by job title, pay grade, or company, and you can apply using your LinkedIn profile. Best of all, LinkedIn will also keep your job hunting quiet, so it won’t tip off your current employer if you’re not ready to disclose your search.

Shine:  Shine is 2nd largest jobs search website that can fulfil your demand for gainful employment. Shine’s strength lies in its ability to cater to the already experienced professionals in the industry. So it’s a good match for those who are looking for established jobs, after having some experience. It leverages AI-based algorithms to efficiently match the right candidate/skillset with the right job profile, making the process of job discovery and application extremely easy and convenient for both recruiters and jobseekers. Candidates are shown only the most relevant job offers while recruiters can streamline and automate the shortlisting process. has also introduced face recognition and touch ID capabilities on its mobile app to allow users to seamlessly log in for future sessions without any hassle – even if they forget their passwords. is the first-ever online job portal in India that set out the new standard of finding jobs in this country. It started its functioning back in the year 1997 and since then it has grown into a full-fledged career website offering add-on services to the job seekers. The online job search trend is more or less because of the efforts of to bring leading companies on its platform. Today, over 80% of the jobs are filled through online means. You can visit this website for a wide range of jobs and opt for services that can give you an added leverage in finding the right opportunity. The jobs along with this website’s services are top of the line and you won’t regret using them.

Monster: Offering over a million full and part-time roles across India, Monster brings jobs from other job searchers into a single app, making this one of the best job hunting choices. It uses an interface that’ll be familiar to anyone who’s used Tinder — Monster offers a job “card”, and you can swipe right to apply for it or swipe left to dismiss it. This makes job searching easy and fast, using your uploaded resume, but if you want to take a more thoughtful approach, it may not be for you. However, with the offer of an in-app career concierge that’ll help you spruce up your resume or rate your salary prospects, it’s an app you can’t afford to ignore.

IIMjobs:  If you’re looking for something special, like a high paying job, provided that you have the right qualification then IIMjobs is the site to visit. You can scan through all the jobs available on the site. You’ll also have the option to directly message the recruiter.