Totaljobs.com launches new jobseeker app for iOS and Android
Since launch, totaljobs.com has had 20,000 downloads and engagement from users is three times that of the desktop site.
Jobseekers can apply for jobs on the go through the app and send CVs to prospective employers via cloud-based services DropBox, Google Drive, Box or OneDrive. This generates a quicker response for employers and gives jobseekers more flexibility, making it faster and easier than ever before to find the right job.
Users can create customised job notifications right on their handset, which highlight new jobs within an hour of them going live on the totaljobs.com website, tailored to salary, distance and relevance. Every totaljobs.com vacancy is accessible to users through the app, meaning job hunters can view over 110,000 jobs at any time.
Jobseekers can also share their favourite job advert via social media, or use the in-app map functionality to explore the location of their chosen job.
Andy Weight, &lrmgroup director – mobile at totaljobs.com, says: “It’s never been easier for busy jobseekers to find the perfect role whilst on the move. Our new totaljobs.com app combines cloud-based technology to make it simple for candidates to apply for roles with their CV through the app, or share the latest job opportunities with friends and family through social media.
“The significant growth in mobile traffic to the totaljobs.com website in the last 12 months is a clear indication of the demand for job searching on the go. The notifications feature alerts users within one hour of a great opportunity being advertised, helping the jobseeker stay one step ahead on the quest for a dream job.
The app also utilises StepMatch, totaljobs.com’s state of the art search algorithm, allowing jobseekers to apply for jobs from the device of their choice, whenever and wherever they want. The StepMatch algorithm analyses the way recruiters search for candidates and constantly improves its matching, helping recruiters find the most relevant candidates effortlessly.
Weight concludes: “The app lays the foundations for the future of mobile innovation and is supported by a dedicated mobile development team, representing a significant landmark in our work to increase performance, flexibility and results for all users.”