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7 Great LinkedIn Mobile Apps to Explore Your Network With

Sandy Writtenhouse 04-05-2015

As a professional you already know the power of LinkedIn. Networking and connecting Working Remotely Is The Future! This Is How LinkedIn Can Help You A remote or telecommute job is the holy grail of job searching. Leverage the resources on LinkedIn to find your dream job. Read More to those in your field can bring new job opportunities, collaboration, and brand recognition. LinkedIn has several mobile apps focusing on specific areas to assist you even further.


Some of the following apps require company access or a LinkedIn subscription account, but are certainly worth mentioning due to their special focuses and missions. However, most are available for use by anyone.

LinkedIn Job Search

Great for finding new opportunities.

The LinkedIn Job Search app is the perfect tool for finding new jobs Find A Job Quickly With These 5 LinkedIn Groups One of the most powerful tools for finding a job using LinkedIn is groups. Here are five that will significantly increase your job-hunting power. Read More based on location, title, or keyword. You can receive recommendations and notifications based on you job searches, opportunities that you have previously viewed, or your current LinkedIn profile.

Details on jobs found include the basics such as title, full- or part-time, a complete job description, company details, and options to Save or Apply. You can easily apply for jobs you find using your LinkedIn profile. Currently the LinkedIn Job Search app is available for free for iOS.

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LinkedIn Connected

Great for investing in your connections.

The LinkedIn Connected app is a great way to stay up to date with the connections you have made. Strengthening your relationships is just as important as creating them. This app allows you to see important updates in your connections’ lives. You can receive notifications for work anniversaries, birthdays, job changes, and other important events.

The app also lets you make new connections by showing you who else on LinkedIn that you have in common. You can easily connect and email others from within the app. Currently the LinkedIn Connected app is available for free for iOS [No longer available] and

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LinkedIn Pulse

Great for staying on top of news from your social network.

The LinkedIn Pulse app is an award-winning tool for news, content, and stories from your social connections. You can read, save, and share interesting articles, browse through pieces from key publications, and follow influencers 10 Best LinkedIn Influencers To Follow For Job Search and Interview Advice Getting a job isn't easy in these tough times. The right advice can make it easy, such as how to answer a tough interview question. Let LinkedIn's experts help you out. Read More to see their latest articles.

Customize your news feeds based on categories such as Science, Business, Sports, Photography, and more. Share your favorite articles with other social media networks, sync feeds across your devices, and save items to other apps such as Pocket, Evernote, and Instapaper. Currently the LinkedIn Pulse app is available for free for iOS [No longer available] and Android [No longer available].

LinkedIn Pulse Categories


Great for browsing and creating presentations.

The SlideShare app, which is owned by LinkedIn, lets you peruse through millions of presentations or create your own presentation How to Gain a Huge Traffic Boost on Your Blog with Slideshare Never heard of Slideshare? You're not alone. But don't ignore it - Slideshare may be the perfect tool to give you that boost in traffic that you need right now. Read More . From infographics to videos, SlideShare has become one of the most popular tools for media content sharing and creation.

You can search for presentations based on categories such as Technology, Business, Design, Education, and much more. The app allows you to share via Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn easily. You can also save those you like to check them out offline later. Currently the SlideShare app is available for free for iOS and Android.

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LinkedIn Elevate

Great for sharing your content with your company.

The LinkedIn Elevate app is available for certain companies, so you may contact your employer to see if your company participates. If so, you and your coworkers can read and share motivating and unique articles pertaining to your field of business. Currently the LinkedIn Elevate app is available for free for iOS.

LinkedIn Sales Navigator

Great for keeping up with your accounts and leads.

The LinkedIn Sales Navigator app is available for those with a paid LinkedIn Sales Navigator account. This is a really useful tool for those in sales 5 Productivity Tools for a Salesperson on the Move Many sales professionals have turned to technology to help get more done and help remember everything they need to do. Let's talk about some indispensable tools in their arsenal. Read More . Keeping up with leads, checking on your accounts, connecting with others is easy. Currently the LinkedIn Sales Navigator app is available for free for iOS.

LinkedIn Recruiter

Great for locating job candidates.

The LinkedIn Recruiter app is available for those with a LinkedIn Recruiter account. There are both free and paid plans available. With the app you can find LinkedIn profiles, contact potential hires LinkedIn Gives The Workforce Two New Tools To Manage Jobs And Careers LinkedIn has unveiled two new mobile tools. Mobile Work With Us and Recruiter Mobile should help to usher the recruitment process from the desktop to the mobile age. Read More via email, text, phone or InMail, and receive alerts in real-time so that you can respond quickly. Currently the LinkedIn Recruiter app is available for free for iOS and Android.

Do You Have an Inspirational LinkedIn Story?

Have you used any of the above LinkedIn companion apps and have had a great success because of it? Maybe you got a terrific new job, connected with a major influencer, or found the perfect job candidate for your company. We would love to hear your LinkedIn app success stories!

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  1. Jacob
    November 17, 2015 at 6:35 am

    I use all of the LinkedIn apps, although I am not able to use Elevate anymore. I wish they would open up their API so we can get some high quality LinkedIn tools developed.