Conducting an online recruitment campaign can be a time consuming and laborious process, human resources managers can often be responsible for dozens of tasks and processes along the way. Therefore, organisation is key so we have compiled a list of some of the most useful smartphone apps available to help you get organised and increase your daily productivity.
A must-have app for anyone who forgets stuff, Evernote ensures you’ll remember upcoming events, project deadline dates and any other important things you need to remember in your busy life. Evernote is cloud based and allows you to create notes in text, audio and in image format allowing you to keep all your important snippets of information organised and accessible whereever you are.
Skype is a wonderful and free, cross platform app which enables users to connect via Instant Messaging, Video Calls and Voice Calls. Using the built-in hardware on your smartphone you can easily setup one-to-one video calls with potential interviewees or your recruitment company to ask further questions or provide feedback. Or if you prefer you can get your fingers involved and start an Instant Messaging chat with your colleague to talk about important business matters, this options allows you to quickly send and share files with each other too.
If you’ve ever received an email containing a .pdf or word document whilst commuting you’ll know what a pain it can be to open such a file with the built in software on your smartphone. Luckily for you with this neat app all your problems are over! Not only can you view received files FileApp will also store practically any type of file including PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint Office documents on your smart phone. Great for viewing candidate C.Vs on whilst on the move!
A great site with an accompanying app, LinkedIn allows you to connect with professional colleagues past future and present. Not only can you network with these contacts but you can also join groups which are full of like minded people discussing relevant topics. LinkedIn is also a great way to source potential recruits, you can quite easily search the sites user base for keywords, qualifications and interests to gather a pool of potential candidates to fill your next role
The app for people who love making lists! With a stunning interface the concept is simple, simply set your schedule by adding items to each day of the week and tick them off as you get them done. If you don’t manage to get them done no problem, your unfinished to-dos will simply rollover to the next day and so on… If your not one for sticking to a daily routine you can also create custom boards for your groceries or reading lists etc