Apps That Can Help You On The Job Search






Jobbio is an app developed by an Irish company that allows you to apply for jobs at the click of button. You simply establish a profile in which you describe your work history. Search for jobs wherever you are and simply apply.


Sidekick is designed for a browser. It attaches a tracker to an email and it will tell you the exact time when an email is opened, anytime the email is opened sidekick will send you a notification. You can also use it to schedule emails.
This is a great resource for seeing which employers have read your emails and which ones haven’t.


LinkedIn’s App is very good for keeping up to date with all of the latest activity on LinkedIn. Network with new business associates shortly after meeting them- find new people in your network- follows groups and apply for jobs at the click of button. mobile Phone App allows you to apply for jobs, just upload your CV and you can apply for jobs at the click of a button.


The Glassdoor lets you look at reviews of companies and get some insider information. This can be of use before you go into the interview because it allows users to share information about their experiences of what it’s like to work in a particular company. Previous interviewees also post about their experiences so this can help you in your preparation.


Adzuna can inform you of jobs in the UK. It also has a CV evaluator which uses multiple algorithms in order to determine the quality of a CV and how much you’re worth a year in real terms. It also gives you the opportunity to email the figure to your boss (for the truly daring).

Websites That Will Help You To Find A Job











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UCD Careers Connect
– UCD’s exclusive jobs website available only to UCD students and alumni.

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– A lot of student jobs in Call Centres and promotional work for charities are advertised on this site.

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– Agencies advertise through List all of the agencies that interest you. Contact them and give them your CV.

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– Many top quality jobs in research are advertised on Indeed. If you hoping to get a professional or even just a part-time job Indeed has lots of opportunities available.

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– After setting up an account you can apply for jobs at the click of a button.

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The Department of Social Protection has many positions full-time, part-time and work placements.

– After setting up a profile you can apply for jobs. The UCD Career Development Centre is also on LinkedIn [Insert link here].

– Is a comprehensive online career resource designed to help you look into potential careers, research top employers and find out about trends in your industry. It is accessible through Careers Connect.
– Provides country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings and career resources.

Hashtags To Help You Find Jobs


Seeking Volunteer Work

Companies To Volunteer With
Irish National Volunteer Development Agency
Voluntary Service International
The Simon Community
Ireland’s leading independent children’s charity
Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Working with and on behalf of the homeless in Ireland
National Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocecphalus Ireland (SBHI)
Volunteering and job opportunities
The National Volunteer Development Agency and a support body for over 20 Volunteer Centres in Ireland
Volunteering Options programme funded by Irish Aid
Volunteering in Dublin City North area
Volunteering in Dublin City South area

Volunteering Abroad
Govt programme of assistance
International humanitarian organisation
International humanitarian agency
Working with orphans in Moldova
A Non-profit mission organisation sending missionary volunteers abroad
Charity based placements in Australia
Archaeological digs abroad
Expeditions to remote areas
Worldwide volunteer projects
Centre for alternative technology
UK-based volunteering agency
Field-based conservation in 50 countries
Charity placement organisation
International exchanges
Internships to teaching projects abroad
Projects and expeditions in Africa
Community projects abroad
Click on volunteer travel
Volunteering & work experience abroad
Science & conservation projects
3-6 month paid / voluntary placements
World Wide Volunteering, full time volunteering opportunities
Work with schools in India and Kenya
Global Vision International
Volunteer on a variety of programmes in 28 destinations
Find out more in the “volunteer abroad” section
1128 organisations offering 6320 Volunteer Abroad programmes
Voluntary Service Overseas
Irish not for profit organisation supporting local projects across the world.
Volunteer placements abroad
Volunteering in Africa, Asia, Central and South America
Volunteering in Lesotho
Chernobyl Children International support to children living in the aftermath of the Chernobyl meltdown
Habitat for Humanity Ireland non-profit organisation
Irish NGO
Independent organisation working in 48 developing countries
Irish development agency
UCD Volunteers Overseas Programme

Artistic Events

Jameson’s Film Festival

Tiger Dublin Fringe

National Art Gallery

All the events listed above recruit volunteers annually. There are many different artistic and cultural events that take place during the summer.

Facebook Pages To Follow

Journalism and New Media Jobs

Student Activities

If you are still a student join societies, this can help you to gain some marketable skills. It can also demonstrate to an employer that you are an outgoing person. To contact student societies.

Create a hitlist of employers of interest:
– Make a list of job titles and companies / sectors you would like to work in
– Agencies
– Job boards
– Companies
– Online contacts
– Use online tools like or
– Research them
– On social media (linkedin, youtube, facebook, twitter, …)
– Mind your own online profiles and clean them up (e.g. facebook)
– Build Contacts & Network for Future
– Go to careers fairs, conferences, university alumni networking events, events hosted by the company you’re interested in
– Intern your way in
– Get organised
– Folder
– Spreadsheet
– Track your activity

Market yourself:
– Identify your unique selling points
– Think about your transferable skills

Aim to send out as many CVs as you can.