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Job Search Tracking

Published 06/12/2011 and rated Ratingstars2 2 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

JobGizmo helps job seekers track and manage their applications and potential career opportunities. The user can enter each available position with notes and other information. JobGizmo also allows users to add resumes for quick access. A browser widget is also provided for job seekers that can be used to quickly save a job listing as the user finds it online. The user can return later to follow up on the listing and possibly submit a resume. JobGizmo also offers a mobile app version that allows the user to check out jobs and view Google Maps to see where they are located. The mobile version gives the user more flexibility to update contact and job details on the go.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

JobGizmo was created to give users a better way to manage their job search. The tools included are simple, but effective. They allow the user to take control of their job seeking efforts and stay on top of updates, even when they are not in front of the computer. Today, JobGizmo offers a web and mobile version as well as a browser tool that makes it even easier to quickly add job listings to the user’s account.

What are the differences to other apps?

JobGizmo provides many basic features that can make it much easier for users to search for potential jobs. The application does not offer anything that can truly be considered new, however it does bring together many convenient features. These include the JobGizmo browser button that allows the user to easily add the job listings they come across to their list of potential careers.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The JobGizmo website utilizes a pleasant blue and black color scheme highlighted by the sprocket shaped icon that circles the “o” in the logo. Users can find navigational links at the top of the page. The job listings and other tools built into the application are very neat and clean, with no clutter to get in the way of the user’s job search. The mobile app version matches the web version, however it also adds the visual benefit of Google Maps.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can get started with JobGizmo by clicking the blue and white “Pricing and Sign Up” button in the upper, right hand corner of the homepage. Doing so takes the user to the 14 day free trial sign up page. Clicking the green “Activate” button presents the user with the short registration form. The form requires an email address, username and password. The user can also enter an optional coupon code if they have one.

What does it cost to use the application?

JobGizmo invites all new users to try the service for free for 14 days. JobGizmo offers two membership plans that the user must choose between after completing their free trial. The first provides the user with three months of unlimited access for around $25. The user can also choose the unemployed plan for around $20. Users are permitted to cancel their paid membership at any time.

Who would you recommend the application to?

JobGizmo provides users with a helpful service that gives them tools to search for jobs effectively. The application is very easy to use. Although it lacks some of the more detailed features of other career focused applications, JobGizmo offers many benefits that can help job seekers keep less clutter on their desks.

  • Try JobGizmo for free for 14 days
  • Choose between two paid membership plans
  • Add resumes to your profile
  • Install the JobGizmo browser tool
  • View saved job lists

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