JobTabs Job Search and Resume Builder

JobTabs Job Search and Resume Builder

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 43 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0.0.1838
  • Total Downloads:
    26,742
  • Date Added:
    September 29, 2014
  • File Size:
    42.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    28
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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Resume-writing software has been around for years. There's a lot of it out there, and most of it's pretty similar. How about a resume writing aid that actually helps you find a job by organizing, improving, and facilitating your job search? JobTabs Job Search & Resume is just such a miracle worker. It will help you compose the perfect resume for your skills, experience, education, and career goals out of a wide range of resume styles and options. But where JobTabs stands apart from the crowd is in helping you use your resume. It will coordinate multiple resumes, cover letters, and prospects, and it will search the Internet for potential leads that you can check out. A job application wizard makes for quick, easy, and error-free forms and applications.

Upon installing, JobTabs lets you check online for its latest version and select automatic updates. As per the name, tabs under the main window select Recruiters, Employers, Networking, Resumes, Resources, Reports, and, last but not least, Jobs. There's a lot of detailed documentation to help you navigate the program's many features, such as tips for preparing and motivating, guides to avoiding common interview errors, and accessing job-search blogs.

A good resume program can help your job search by emphasizing your organizational skills, your professionalism, and your attention to detail. JobTabs Job Search & Resume is the candidate that really shines because of the many ways it helps organize and assist your job searches. It's free to try for 15 days and $49.95 to buy.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"My Job Search Cockpit"

February 20, 2014  |  By DMarkwalter

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume Builder 5.0.0.1828

Pros

The number one thing for me was owning my own data. I would not consider an online program, because they own your data and if you have enough data then they own you. The vast majority of the downloadable programs were dogs. Pure unadulterated dogs. Then I installed this thing. This program is far and away the best app out there for managing your job search whether online or offline. It does what it says it does and it does it well.

It also saved job postings from the web. This was MAJOR and a surprise benefit I didn't know I needed until I started using it. If you apply to enough jobs, you will not have a clue in hell what job you applied to unless you have a copy of it. TRUST ME!!!

Cons

No cons really. Some job postings looked like crap when I saved them, but they were all readable and that is all you really need.

Summary

I am of the school that you need to submit a tailored resume to every job you apply to. This program did that in spades. Added benefits of keeping my own data and saving job postings from the web made this a no brainer.

No, I usually don't have time to type all this drivel out, BUT I accepted a job offer yesterday. : -) So if I have time to kill I will share my experience with the masses.

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5 stars

"Got a new job! Couldn't be more pleased,"

December 10, 2013  |  By drewluvskarin

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume Builder 2013 5.0.0.1823

Pros

I hadn't updated my resume for 7+ years, and had been dreading to do so. I was really needing a job change though. A week of "spare time" updating and reformatting per the advice in JobTabs and I had a small variety of very professional looking new resumes. I sent copies to two potential employers. Both were very impressed. I have just accepted a position at one of them. I couldn't be more pleased.

Cons

None that I have found.

Summary

Excellent customer support! I've paid 200X as much for high end engineering software and never received a follow-up contact, just to see if I'm doing OK, or even after repeated requests for assistance. JobTabs followed up on their own volition to see how I was doing.

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1 stars

"Couldn't get past the install screen"

August 26, 2013  |  By rgdrake

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume Builder 2013 5.0.0.1822

Pros

Can't comment - couldn't get it to run

Cons

Spent about three hours repeatedly downloading and trying to run this application. Every time it reached the "Loading resources" screen it crashed...real shame.

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5 stars

"A 5 STAR Job Search and Resume Management tool!!!"

January 29, 2013  |  By schoenl688

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume Builder 2013 5.0.0.1805

Pros

As an independent Business Consultant and ERP Systems Developer, I am required to be informed of current sourcing requirements where my skillsets and experience match within the marketplace.

The skilled individuals who have developed "JobTabs Job Search & Resume Builder" have provided what can only be characterized in the following way:

1.) An Elegant solution to a very critical task for any Job Seeker.
2.) Comprehensive in features and functionality.
3.) Excellent in all aspects of Task Management and Workflow alerting stratgies related to job search management.
4.) Effective and easy to use Resume Management.
5.) Crossing all of your "T's" and dotting all of your "I's" followup scheduleing and routing.

I am certain that are several useful and effcient features and functions that I have yet to discover within this product offering and I urge anyone and everyone to invest in this product. You will not be disapointed in your business decision to do so.

Cons

I have not encountered any adverse elements with this product.

Summary

An elegant solution for manageing all aspects related to Job Searches and Resume information.

A must have for anyone anticipating or currently in today's competitive job market.

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2 stars

"Crash city - Let's all buy the FULL version!"

December 14, 2012  |  By Mattman1980

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume 2012 5.0.0.1717

Pros

I really don't know. How do you run this program without having to send an error report every other click of the mouse?

Cons

Crashed on update, crashed on browsing, crashed on uninstall. Yeah, let's all buy the full version. Yippee! (sarcasm)

Summary

I can't even really give this much of a rating. I am running Windows 8 and this software keeps on crashing. Yeah, like I'm really going to shell out $50 for a software program that can't even send an error report when it crashes... I am soooo disappointed.

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5 stars

"So simple to manage a job search!"

October 15, 2012  |  By AsiaJason

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume 2012 5.0.0.1717

Pros

Manage complex or simple job search effortlessly.
Every resume/cover letter can be tailored to each job easily.
Handles versioning simply.

When I spoke with a hiring manager, I had the version of the resume he had in front of him, with no guessing.

If I spoke with someone at a convention, I added them to my contact list, and could decide wether to follow up with them or not, with a complete history.

Extremely easy to use, but very powerful.

A snap to send out dozens of customized resumes, with custom cover letters.

NO MESSY Word files and email clients with attachements all over the place. It really made life simpler for me.

Cons

No Cons. It works. Very well.

Summary

I used this for my job search. It actually made it *fun*. Not only that, but I could focus on finding qualified leads, and let it take care of all the technical details of managing the process, from start to finish. Minimal time was spent on sending the resume, from the moment of finding a qualified lead, to the sending of the customized resume/cover letter - in the format the employer wanted, by the method the employer wanted, with filenames the employer wanted.

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5 stars

"Essential Software That Works - Who Would Have Thought"

August 13, 2012  |  By lawlock2012

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume 2011 5.0.0.1709

Pros

Take it from a professional formally mired and overwhelmed in the blood sport known as online job hunting - JobTabs offers the ultimate cure for the common obstacles besetting a job candidate , that is lack of focus, inability to effectively follow up
a job application and general frustration. In my opinion the program's "Dashboard" and "Job Search Agents" functions alone justify the cost of JobTabs but when you add in
the fact that this software solution forces you to turn a "hit or miss" amateur job quest into a professional organized campaign for employment, the price truly becomes secondary . Combine this program with the resources of LinkedIn and I believe your
job search effectiveness will increase at least tenfold.

Cons

Undetectable so far

Summary

If the economy was as good as this program JobTabs would not be needed - sad !

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5 stars

"The Best Job Search Investment I Made!"

March 09, 2012  |  By solarpond

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume 2011 5.0.0.1686

Pros

JobTabs has been a huge help in my job search. The customer service has also been excellent and it is that service which prompted me to write this review. These guys solved a nasty problem with my installation. It turned out that my anti-virus program was deleting one of the files used to run JobTabs. After temporarily disabling the anti-virus program, JobTabs installed perfectly and I was able to start my anti-virus program again. I am very appreciative, because the JobTabs guys did all the work themselves over the internet which was really great. They also pointed out a lot of superfluous programs I had running. Removing them did a lot to free up my computer memory.

I also wanted to mention that they are very responsive. I made some recommendations on some things I would like to see added and they had them coded and delivered in a matter of weeks. That is unusual for ANY company!

Cons

In my experience - none.

Summary

I was hired for a consulting position and I start on Monday! JobTabs really helped keep me organized during my search. I will continue using it on a limited basis to keep up with contacts and future job opportunities and will recommend it to others who find themselves looking for a job.

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5 stars

"Great software--MUST HAVE for an organized job search!!"

December 20, 2011  |  By jmadaris

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume 2011 5.0.0.1671

Pros

I started using JobTabs 6-7 years ago and have only had need of its services for the first three months after that. JobTabs helped me move right into a new job in that short time. By just shaving one week from my job search, JobTabs would have paid for itself many times. In this economy, I can see it saving someone far more than that.

In the years since I last used it, JobTabs has evidently been busy--the functionality now in this app actually makes the digital part of a job search pleasant (well, almost).

My customer service story: I am now reentering the consulting arena, and again have need of JobTabs. When I told the people at JobTabs that I could not locate my license of long ago so needed to buy a new one, they declined my offer and gave me a free upgrade!

Cons

Can't think of any.

Summary

From bitter experience, an unorganized job search is a horrible job search. JobTabs totally addresses that concern, keeping all the bits and pieces of a modern job search nice and tidy.

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5 stars

"it is really good at what its meant to do."

December 02, 2011  |  By a_adamji

 |  Version: JobTabs Job Search and Resume 2011 5.0.0.1671

Pros

customer service respond to emails very quick.
very well thought of program.

Cons

a few glitches, which i am told are being addressed at next update. but still functions very well.

Summary

would definitely recommend. organises job applications very well. worth it.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.0.0.1838
Latest version adds a Quick Configure facility to make it easier to ramp up with JobTabs.
General
Publisher JobTabs
Publisher web site http://www.jobtabs.com
Release Date September 22, 2014
Date Added September 29, 2014
Version 5.0.0.1838
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Resume Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows, Windows 2003
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 42.42MB
File Name jtsetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 26,742
Downloads Last Week 28
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 14-day trial
Price $29.95

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