Mobile application via smartphone and short profile: 2 X 3 tips for applicants


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Applications from the computer are still the norm. The mobile job search offers many advantages. We show why the mobile Casting Worth and give 2 X 3 tips on what to keep in mind.

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Dr. Job Dr. JobDr. Job is career adviser at Monster.de.

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Mobile application: How to convince with a short profile and Co.

About 75 times a day we unlock our smartphone, we see two hours a day on the screen. No wonder, because now you can do almost everything with the phone:

From daily shopping to travel bookings and detailed family chats to the search for love. For many people, the smartphone has almost completely replaced the classic computer. Except for applications, most Germans still use the PC here. Actually do that Sense?

Mobile job search on the rise

First of all, a look at the facts: The mobile application refers both to the search for information about jobs and employers as well as the application to advertised positions, each with mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets. And this form of application is on the rise. The proportion of candidates using mobile phones for job search and job applications has doubled in the past three years.

According to the study series “Recruiting Trends 2018” by the Center of Human Resources Information Systems (CHRIS) at the University of Bamberg, four out of ten Germans state that they look for jobs on their smartphones while on the move. The majority still switch to the computer “when things get serious”. The HR departments also see potential in mobile applications: Almost 90 percent of the top 1.000 companies in Germany stated that mobile devices have a major impact on recruitment, because a good 21 percent of all applications are already sent via them.

Classic vs. Mobile application

The mobile application offers a whole range of advantages. What they are, is well explained by an example: It is Sunday, 20: 30 o'clock, you are lying on the sofa and see the crime scene, at the same time you participate in the investigation of the case on Twitter. Incidentally, you are thinking about the past working week, which unfortunately was not great, and you are growing in the desire for change. Something new has to come.

So instead of annotating each dialogue as usual on Twitter, this time you surf to various job postings via smartphone and find interesting options. Usually, you now sit down at the computer and collect all the addresses and requirements, create a job application with motivation letter, resume, and credentials, and customize it for each employer. For each application you write a modified cover letter by mail, check several times whether you have also appended the correct application folder (we all do), send the requests piece by piece and hope for positive feedback.

Mobile Apply in 3 simple steps

Quite an effort if you think about it like that. A mobile application could make the process easier. For our example we use the “Monster Job App”. The app shows how an external job portal manages mobile applications.

The steps that follow are done so quickly that it is possible to do so on Sunday evenings on the sofa.

  1. First, with just a few clicks, you create a profile with your provider, in this case Monster, and enter your personal information.
  2. Then you upload all the documents you want to send along with your application - unfortunately you will not be able to pass this on a CV. You indicate which job you are interested in and see at a glance all available offers in your region.
  3. And then comes the trick - similar to the mobile dating app Tinder, it is sufficient to swipe the individual offers to the right or left to reject them or to apply. Finished. No further attachments, no cover letter, no application forms.

The mobile application has three big advantages: It saves time, work and can be done from anywhere. Companies also benefit from this: Recruiters can target significantly more potential applicants. A win for both sides.

3 Tips for Applicants

But even with the mobile application, there are some pitfalls. The following points should be considered by applicants:

  1. Demarcation When applying, it is important to emphasize personal strengths right at the beginning and thus create individualization. This will set you apart from the competition and leave a lasting impression.
  2. Focus It seems easy to swipe right on all employers and apply anywhere. However, you should not do this if the positions do not meet your requirements and qualifications. This saves you and your employer a lot of time.
  3. Precision Precision is particularly important in the fast, mobile world so that no errors creep into the application that could disqualify the candidate. Better to play it safe and let someone proofread it. In this way you ensure that the documents arrive at the company of your choice without errors.

Conclusion: Mobile as an alternative to the classic application

The mobile application is already today a serious alternative to the classic application. Although there is room for improvement in some areas and not all employers support the offer, mobile recruiting will play an increasingly important role in the future. Job boards like Monster already provide solutions for mobile job hunting. It is up to employers and applicants to accept them. Maybe it will be possible to solve this part of life from the desk too.


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  1. Lonny

    Mobile application is a frequently underestimated topic!

    • Simone Janson

      You are right, thank you for this comment!

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