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Productivity Apps: Using Your Smartphone to Work Smarter [Infographic]

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Ambitious, hardworking professionals are always looking to find ways to get more done in less time. We’re always told to work smarter not harder. Yet, when we search for new tips, tricks, and hacks to increase productivity, we often find starring at the same tired list. And high on that list is one usually finds that obvious old chestnut… put your smartphone down. Yes, social media, text messaging, and mobile games can create a distraction that wastes time. But what if you used your phone as a tool to enhance productivity instead? There a number of productivity apps that can turn your smartphone from a liability into an invaluable asset.   

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Applications on the Go: The Rise of Mobile Job Search

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Seems like everyone is glued to their smartphone these days, everywhere we go. Apps, texting, Instagramming, Snapchatting, posting, tweeting… And increasingly, we’re using our phones for yet another life task: the mobile job search.

A hot trend to watch is the rise in job seekers searching and submitting applications while “on the go”. This is according to Jobvite’s 2014 Job Seeker Nation Report. There are some other very interesting take-aways as well…   

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#Internpro Chat: “Job Search 2013: Social, Smartphones and Starbucks”

The job search has changed dramatically over the past several years… with the influence of social media, use of mobile devices and the critical need for face-to-face networking leading the way.

Summarized below is the discussion by our #InternPro community, which we called “Job Search 2013: Social, Smartphones and Starbucks”, regarding new job searching realities…   

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