How much does it cost to build a career management app?

Standard price for a career management app: $60,000

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What is a career management app?

A career management application is a web or mobile application designed to help users manage their careers. Career management apps typically include features for planning and managing your resume, searching for jobs, networking with other professionals, and tracking job applications you’ve submitted.

Career management apps are often used in tandem with other career-related tools like resume builders, résumé review services, and job board apps. Popular job apps include LinkedIn, Indeed, Glassdoor, and Monster.

Here are some recent career management app examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • The app would allow a music artist to handle many aspects of an artist manager's job, as they manage their own career. It would use AI to determine Creator strengths and weaknesses, develop career strategies, assess talent reliability and market potential. The app would also help clients by providing them with research, analytics, and insights to evaluate and invest in certified artists. It is designed to assist Creators in managing every aspect of their career from a mobile device they keep in their pocket.

What is the typical cost to build a career management app?

A career management app usually costs $60,000 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $50,000 or as high as $70,000. A career management app with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent career management app price quotes from Crowdbotics:

  • $60,000

Here are some considerations that may impact the cost of a app:

How long does it take to build a career management app?

A career management app usually takes 800 hours to build. However, a career management app can be built in as few as 667 hours, or in as many as 933 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, the most recent career management apps built with Crowdbotics received the following hourly estimates:

  • 800

How to successfully grow your career management application

Career management apps like LinkedIn and Indeed help users find jobs and get hired. These apps can grow by reaching out to new users through partnerships with major universities, job sites, and other organizations that are relevant to their target market. It is also important for these apps to provide a mobile-friendly user experience (in order to attract younger professionals) and real-time notifications that enable users to stay informed about the latest opportunities in their market.

Risks and challenges of building a career management application

A career management app is likely to face two types of risks related to user privacy and information security. First, employees may be motivated to share proprietary company information with other employees through the app. Second, an employee might store sensitive personal information in the app, such as bank account details or social security numbers. Because employees have access to this personal information, companies must make sure that the app uses proper encryption and access controls to protect this data from unauthorized access.

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