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Find your next job with the Tinder-like Switch app

Sarah K. White | June 11, 2015
Dubbed the Tinder of job searching, Switch lets you -- and employers -- swipe left and right on potential jobs and candidates. You could be one ‘like’ away from finding your dream job with this mobile app.

And that's an important factor for anyone with limited time to job search. Within minutes -- maybe even seconds -- you can review a job description and decide if you are interested or not, then continue going about your day. It essentially means you can job search anywhere, and you will actually make more progress than simply saving listings to apply to when you get home.

The future of job searching

It's a unique take on job searching, no doubt. But it's still in its early stages, which means you probably won't find as many listings on Switch as you would on a typical job board. It's still worth taking a look at, since it certainly offers the potential to connect directly with major companies. And as its user base grows, so will the number of job listings on the app.

Fewer job listings also points to the focus on quality, rather than quantity. Employers go through an onboarding process, and companies that have gone through the vetting process receive an Employer Profile Card. Employer Profile Cards offer users more in-depth information about the company for each posting.

Switch's platform is especially ideal for job seekers who already have a job, and might want to casually test the waters or hunt quietly. Of course, it's also a simple and effective way for those without a job to add one more tool into their job search kit. The app is currently available only for iOS, but Switch says an Android version is coming soon.


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