The Business App 50: The Best Apps To Help You Do Your Job
Chances are, by now you have a smartphone and maybe a tablet, and you never leave home without one or both of them.
These devices have transformed our daily lives. While much attention is given to the coolest consumer apps, mobile apps that help you do your job better are arguably even more important.
With that in mind, we've assembled a collection of apps that can help you be a rock star at work.
We curated this list by polling coworkers, researching the recommendations of other tech publications, and sifting through ratings on the major app stores.
Jump to the apps in the following categories:
Business productivity: Apps that help you work faster, better, smarter.
Calendar/To-Do: Keep your projects organized.
Job hunting: Find your next, great gig.
Communication: Talk, text, meet, connect.
Finance/Expenses: Bill customers, track expenses.
Security: Keep other people out of your business.
Audio Memos lets you take recordings and save them in Dropbox.
CloudOn lets you run Microsoft Office on the iPad.
Evernote is a note-taking app that is chock full of features.
LectureNotes lets you scribble pictures and diagrams.
Roambi Analytics turns data into insights.
Addappt keeps your contact list up to date automatically.
Bizzabo makes conferences more productive.
Campfire is a simple, no frills group chat.
CardMunch turns business cards into LinkedIn connections.
HootSuite is a dashboard for all your social network accounts.
LinkedIn is the ultimate business social network.
Yammer is a sophisticated group chat tool.
Mileage Tracker automatically tracks your reimbursable mileage.
TripIt magically organizes your business trips.
AwardWallet tracks your travel reward programs.
Waze maps your route using crowd-sourced traffic reports.
Car Locator remembers where you parked your car.
FlightTrack keeps tabs on flights worldwide.
Uber delivers an affordable car and driver.
StubHub helps you buy or sell tickets to all kinds of events.
HopStop Transit Directions helps you find your way with public transit.
OpenTable lets you easily book restaurant reservations.
Zipcar lets you rent a car on an hourly rate.
Asana helps your team get stuff done.
Checkmark keeps you organized and productive.
Clear makes your to-do list more manageable.
Fantastical makes your calendar easier to use.
Google Now magically knows what you need and gives it to you.
Remember the Milk organizes your projects and deadlines.
Indeed Job Search helps you find your next gig.
The Ladders Job Search matches your skills with job openings.
LogMeIn lets you tap into your PC from afar.
Blue Jeans Network lets you video chat with anyone.
Google Hangouts lets your team video chat for free.
Silent Phone protects your phone calls and texts from snoops.
Skype lets you video chat and IM, even overseas.
Cisco WebEx Meetings lets you hold meetings on the road.
FoxFi ensures you'll always have an Internet connection.
Wi-Fi Finder helps you locate the nearest WiFi.
Expensify keeps track of your expense report receipts.
Time Recording turns your phone into a time sheet.
Square Register turns your phone or tablet into a cash register.
CamScanner turns your phone into a scanner.
HP ePrint lets you print from anywhere.
Hotspot Shield VPN protects you when using public WiFi.
My Secret Folder protects your documents and phone if it ever gets stolen.
TigerText is like Snapchat for work.
Box safely stores your files, pics, and documents in the cloud.
LastPass keeps track of your passwords.
Call Blocker protects you from annoying calls and texts.
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