How to choose the best free job app in 2021?

Looking for the best job app to give your career a push towards success? Read on to make the right decision..


Think of a product and service, and you will find hundreds of apps to cater to your needs. In fact, if you quickly check your smartphone right now, we bet you will find at least 10 apps!  

From transportation and communication to shopping and social media, there are apps for everything under the sun. The same is true for jobs and careers. You have tons of options at your disposal. Now, the question is, ‘How to choose the app that is right for you?’

If you want a really authentic app that will help in advancing your career, you need to consider a few factors to make a smart choice. 

Here’s a set of qualities that the app must possess before you choose to download it:

1. Reliability

There should be no questions about the credibility and reliability of the app. This means:

  • It should be ethical and not misuse a user’s personal data
  • It shouldn’t display incorrect information such as salary amount, job location, etc
  • It should have verified employers and genuine job postings 
  • Applying to jobs should be absolutely free. No user shall be asked to pay for his or her job application

2. Relevancy

2. Relevancy
The jobs should be relevant to your profile.

This simply means getting what you ask for, instead of a whole lot of other options you are not interested in. So, when you key in your field of interest, your location, your qualification, and work experience, the right job app should show only those jobs that match the criteria chosen. 


3.
Ease of use

3. Ease of use
The app should be simple to understand and use.

The app should be user friendly and intuitive so that you don’t have to rack your brains to figure out how to use the app. The best apps should ideally have a short tutorial video to explain the features to optimise your job search. 

4. Customer Service

The app must have a quick and responsive customer service for its users.

This is an absolute MUST HAVE - a team of real people dedicated to providing prompt support and quick solutions to your questions. The team should be at your service to troubleshoot any problem that you may encounter while using the app.  

5. Multilingual 

A really good job app, especially in India, should have language options based on the language proficiency levels of its users. For example, if you know Hindi, but feel more comfortable with a mix of simple English and Hindi, the app language should be able to have a language option like ‘Thoda English’

6. FREE of Cost

Free apps are of great use in terms of ROI.

Choose an effective job app that does not ask you to pay money for its services. Finding a decent job should not put an extra burden on you financially, especially if you are looking for an entry-level or a frontline job. Beware of fake apps and job scams where the app give you false hopes, takes money for job applications, and then simply disappears!

Additional features: 


A.
It connects employers to job seekers easily

The app should have a feature to connect job seekers to employers easily. There shouldn’t be complex formalities or delays in getting connected to the HR of the job you have applied for. 

B. The app does more than just run a job search for you

Choose an app that not just helps you in finding a job, but also facilitates career building. Check for features such as professional networking, knowledge sharing, live sessions on career growth, skill development and so on.


C.
Provides support to fulfil your aspirations

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you don’t just land a good job, but also give wings to your professional aspirations such as starting a business or working as a successful freelancer? Check for an app that can do these things for you as well.


Now that you know the vital features you should be looking for while choosing the best job app, why not explore the apna app! 

As the word reflects, apna is India’s very own career-building app. Having won Google Play’s ‘Best App for Personal Growth 2020’ award within a very short span of its launch, this app has already connected millions of lives to their livelihoods. We are operational in 7 cities, with job opportunities in over 70 work categories. 

Try it out today.


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