You’ve got to be savvy in today’s business world. And what better way to get ahead in your career than with some killer business apps? After all, your smartphone is the better business partner than your smartphone?(sense?) It’s there with you at every meeting, every client dinner and every sales call.
The right apps for business can help you find a great job, deliver important documents via the cloud, or schedule a video chat instead of a traditional conference call. One of our favorite business apps is Square, the easy-to-use mobile payment app from a co-founder of Twitter. It’s a great tool for small companies that are always selling products on the go.
Whether you’re working in the office, from an airport lounge or on the other side of the globe, we all need to stay connected. The right business app can make your coworkers feel like you’re in the boardroom with them even when working remotely. Stay on top of your to-do list, client calls and lunch meetings all with the swipe of your finger.
For communication with distributed employees, one of our favorite apps for business is Skype. It’s a great alternative to Facetime if your company doesn’t use iPhones. Browse our collection of work and business apps, and find your favorites.
Built for sales professionals, this free app keeps track of appointments in a visual way.
Forget clunky scanning and fax machines. Now you have a scanner in your pocket.
Facebook Pages Manager
Keep your business interacting on Facebook with the swipe of your finger.
Finally! A file-sharing app that’s powerful and simple to use. Say "hello" to Box.
The Law Guide & Dictionary
This reference app answers many of your legal questions from A to Z.
Access documents and presentations while on the move.
LinkedIn is a powerhouse in the job market for a reason.
Keep track of professional connections with follow-up reminders, automatic contact emails and tags about your initial meeting.
Find temporary workspace based off your personal criteria when the office isn’t available.
Avoid navigating the voicemail maze by getting the messages emailed or texted to you.
Real-Time Jobs dives into the mess that is Twitter and brings you the most up-to-date job searches.
Square Register lets you accept credit card payments using your smartphone. Seriously, what can’t your phone do?
Monster Job Search
Monster's app takes some of the pain out of job hunting.
Jobs by CareerBuilder.com
Jobs isn’t our favorite job-hunting app, but with CareerBuilder.com behind it, it’s worth a try.
Job Search by Indeed
Job Search by Indeed has been called "the Google of Job Searches."
You haven't used Skype on your smartphone yet? You don’t know what you’re missing.
Store your files in the cloud and never be without a file or photo or video again.
Note to self: Download Evernote.
Vlingo Virtual Assistant
Vlingo is a good option for texting and driving without breaking the law.
Voice-activated technology at its handiest.