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Useful apps for all professionals this year

  • Publish Date: Posted over 8 years ago
  • Author: Jeralie Pallot

​If you’ve got an iOS, Android or Windows smartphone or tablet, you’ve got a treasure trove of useful apps literally at your fingertips. And, if you’re a professional, whether you’re seeking to employ or be employed, even just the choice of apps that can help you in your day-to-day work remains immense. Here are some apps that have won our endorsement.


Microsoft’s cloud storage solution OneDrive can be the central hub of your corporate productivity operations – especially if you’re using Microsoft’s Office 365 subscription package. Using the free OneDrive app on iOS, Android or mobile Windows, you can easily sort your documents even when out of the office.

Plus, if you’re using Microsoft Office apps on your devices, your files can be seamlessly and automatically saved to OneDrive as you edit them – meaning that you can easily start work on a document on a desktop in your home or workplace, continue it on a smartphone when you go out, and then finish it on a laptop on the train. Now that’s flexibility!

CV Maker Professional

Maybe you’ve been looking through the job listings on the Rowlands Recruitment website and just spotted a listing that really excites you. Naturally, you want to send your application to the employer quickly, but also without your CV looking rushed.

Thankfully, with the free Android app CV Maker Professional, you can speedily put together that CV without having to fret about formatting or aligning content. Instead, just enter in the necessary text, and the app will produce a smooth-looking CV in mere seconds.

SharePoint Newsfeed

A large range of businesses can benefit from Microsoft’s enterprise-based networking software SharePoint – including large businesses using the on-premises SharePoint 2013 or upcoming SharePoint 2016, and SMEs turning to the web-based SharePoint Online. Users of either on-premises or online SharePoint can also use this app with it.

Available for iOS, Android and mobile Windows, SharePoint Newsfeed enables you to maintain an insight into what’s going on with a business that you work for. There are options to, for example, make new status posts, add comments to ongoing discussions, read and “like” colleagues’ posts, and discover other workers’ profiles. This app has obvious appeal for many employers, while even those seeking jobs might want to install it in case their next employer happens to use SharePoint. The new employee can then make a better early impression by, so to speak, hitting the ground running.