As the saying goes, ”There’s an app for that.” Technology has revolutionised the way we work. From simple things like camera phones to the more advanced virtual reality and 360 degree photos that are fast becoming the norm. Technology (and apps) are not only helping us to work faster, it’s also helping us to work smarter.
Here are the 8 apps that will completely change your work life for the better. You’re welcome.
If you live in a big city then you need this app in your life. Citymapper helps you plan your quickest route using all forms of transport available in your city while also giving you an ETA and real time travel information. The app is not available in every city just yet but the company has plans to keep expanding in the coming months. Trust us, it will make your morning commute so much easier.
The mother of all office communication tools. Slack is an easy to use messaging platform that cuts down the number of emails that you receive every day. Slack allows you to quickly send messages to specific individuals, your team or even the whole office through its different channels.
The brand new Jobbio app is here to solve all your job hunt needs. You can find jobs nearby using the map feature, keep track of your favourite jobs, follow job channels, and message instantly on the go. Looking for a new job has never been easier.
Get rid of all your virtual clutter with Evernote. You can put anything you want into this app, PowerPoints, URLs, notes, screen shots etc. and Evernote will keep it all together in one handy searchable place. It’s a great way to keep all your thoughts and projects at hand.
Habitica is a free habit-building and productivity app. The app works like a game. Users win rewards and points if they complete tasks and are punished if they do not. There is a great social network on Habitica too which will help inspire you.
Due is an app that allows you to jot down tasks and set reminders quickly. Unlike other apps, it’s really easy to edit tasks and change plans. Due has a brilliant auto snooze feature that will repeatedly notify you until you complete your task. It’s a great way to declutter your calendar and you can even send reminders to your friends or colleagues.
If you work in a fast-paced environment then Headspace is a great way to unwind. The meditation app has lots of great programmes to choose from including the free Take 10 which will help you learn techniques for relaxation and mindfulness in just ten minutes every day. Surely even the busiest workers can spare a few minutes each morning.
Buffer allows you to schedule your social updates quickly and effectively. Buffer can post on Twitter, Facebook, LinedIn, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram all with the click of a button. You can select the days and the times that you would like to post and you even get basic analytics too. It’s a win-win.