Software for Job Search

Is Software Necessary During Job Search?

Finding a good job is often difficult for fresh graduates, they consider almost every legal technique imaginable to get a job. Fresh graduates use networking, online job hunting and appearing to as many interviews as possible to have a job in the soonest time.

Oftentimes, these techniques will not work which forces them to use services that will require them to shell out some cash. There are software that could be used for a fee to improve the chances of getting hired. Some of these software are often used to search for the right company, check the resume or even career planning.

But are they necessary?

Before answering that question, let’s take a look at some of the popular software for job searches.

WinWay Resume – this type of software allows you to develop a good looking resume depending on the job you are trying to work for. The software also has hundreds of sample resume that you can use. You can also build a resume, and let the software process them according to your preferences.

CareerPath – if you’re in a rut in knowing what to do with your career, then this software should help you. For a fee, you’ll be able to use the software by uploading your personal information and interests. The software will then match your interests and skills to the companies that are looking for people with interests and skills that you have.

• Maximizer – this type of software is also designed like CareerPath but it’s more personal and geared towards your daily activities.

These are only some of the software available online that you can use to help you improve in your career.

Some of the software are useful at the start of your career but then as you continue searching of the right job, you’ll find out that the software may not really be as useful as they claim. For example, WinWay Resume may provide you hundreds of resume samples. But ultimately, you’ll still be the one to write the resume. Head hunters will identify your resume as copied if you don’t write something original. Besides, there are thousands of sample resumes that you can find online and use them as notes to write a highly effective resume.

Instead of using a software to land a good job, be diligent on your research. There are a lot of online tools that you can use without any fee. Job search websites will allow you to upload your information and match your skills with companies with available job positions. You don’t need to spend a single cent as all you need is a good internet connection to get the job that you want.

Your software may be useful for initial use only. But you can disregard that need and do diligent research so that you can build a good resume and find the job according to your skills and education online. These services are free and will help you have a fulfilling career in no time.

Editorial Team at Geekinterview is a team of HR and Career Advice members led by Chandra Vennapoosa.

Editorial Team – who has written posts on Online Learning.

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