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7 Apps That'll Get You Closer to Your Dream Job This Month

Posted by Glassdoor Team

Career Advice Experts

Last Updated July 7, 2017

Now’s the time to delete some pictures or upgrade your iCloud because it’s worth making room for these apps. From productivity to inspiration and skills building, these apps will help you be a better employee. That promotion could be just around the corner!

1. Orai

It’s kind of like Toastmasters in your pocket. The goal of Orai is for you to “Be the best speaker you can be.” How it works is simple: you record yourself speaking and Orai instantly gives you feedback on your speech clarity, pace, vocal energy, and how many filler words you used. If you’re one of the 75% of Americans who is more afraid of public speaking than death, this app is for you. Download now!

2. Accompany

The tagline for this app is “The executive’s best friend.” Scroll down and you’ll see Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco quoted saying ““Accompany is invaluable. It's become the one app on my phone I can't live without.” Pretty good endorsement if you’ve got your sights on the top of the corporate ladder. Accompany provides executive briefings on contacts it finds in your inbox, delivers data insights on companies of interest, and helps you identify which email responses to prioritize. Get it!  

3. Motivation Daily & Positivity

Because when you’re looking to get promoted, confidence is the best quality you can possess. Get your daily motivation and inspiration mantras with this app. Download now!

4. Workflow

Workflow helps you save time and effort by streamlining a bunch of steps in different apps into one app. “Build your own workflows with a simple drag-and-drop interface. Mix & match hundreds of actions to create quick shortcuts, manage your media, share content, and much more.” Workflow wants to make you feel totally in control of your, well, workflow. Get Workflow now!

5. Glassdoor

Would you like to receive a free, custom salary estimate based on your title, company, location, and experience? Of course you would! Glassdoor’s app features the Know Your Worth tool thatwill give you a comprehensive calculation based on millions of salaries and relevant positions. Plus because it's Glassdoor, the app allows you to search for jobs, research companies, and read reviews all in one place. If you think a salary negotiation may be in your future (which might be likely if you’re looking to be promoted) this app isn’t just helpful, it’s imperative. Download now!

6. Newton

Supercharged email. Intrigued? Who doesn’t like the sound of that? We’ll let Newton speak for itself: “Simple. Beautiful. Reliable.Rock-solid emailing built to delight, with push notifications for all your email accounts, on all your devices - iOS, Android, macOS & Echo.” Newton offers many tools to help you be better at email, like: read receipts, snooze, sender profile, undo send, and send later. It’s email music to our ears! Download now!

7. Duolingo

Looking to stand out at work? Learning a second language can put your head and shoulders over your colleagues and work wonders for your career. If you’ve been thinking about trying to brush up on your Spanish skills, Duolingo is just a download away. Download now!

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