Infographic: Using Your Mobile Phone to Find Your Dream JobSearching for a job is a stressful process that involves web searches, exhaustive emailing, networking, and ends with anxiously awaiting a phone call. However a recent study found that job seekers are increasingly turning to mobile devices for every part of the quest for employment, starting with search.Thestudy was conducted by Glassdoor, a career and jobs community site. It has information on more than 250,000 companies, 20 million registered users, and 13 million monthly unique visitors. Their study found that 68 percent of job seekers are using their mobile device to search for jobs once a week or more. 3 in 5 job seekers has searched for jobs on their mobile device in the past year, and 30 percent search for jobs more than once a day from their phones.See more stats in the above infographic.

Infographic: Using Your Mobile Phone to Find Your Dream Job

Searching for a job is a stressful process that involves web searches, exhaustive emailing, networking, and ends with anxiously awaiting a phone call. However a recent study found that job seekers are increasingly turning to mobile devices for every part of the quest for employment, starting with search.

Thestudy was conducted by Glassdoor, a career and jobs community site. It has information on more than 250,000 companies, 20 million registered users, and 13 million monthly unique visitors. Their study found that 68 percent of job seekers are using their mobile device to search for jobs once a week or more. 3 in 5 job seekers has searched for jobs on their mobile device in the past year, and 30 percent search for jobs more than once a day from their phones.

See more stats in the above infographic.




Over Half of American Adults Own Smartphones

In the U.S., 56 percent of adults are now smartphone owners, according to a study published Wednesday by Pew. This is the first time since Pew began tracking the numbers that the majority of the population owns a smartphone.
 
People of all ages appear to be snapping up smartphones. While young adults are the highest adopters with around 80 percent owning a smartphone, people 65 and older are also increasingly choosing smart over feature phones. According to Pew, 18 percent of people ages 65 and older own a smartphone — compared with 13 percent a year ago.
 
If you own a feature phone and are ready for an update, click through to Verizon Wireless to find the best smartphone for your needs: here. 

Over Half of American Adults Own Smartphones

In the U.S., 56 percent of adults are now smartphone owners, according to a study published Wednesday by Pew. This is the first time since Pew began tracking the numbers that the majority of the population owns a smartphone.

 

People of all ages appear to be snapping up smartphones. While young adults are the highest adopters with around 80 percent owning a smartphone, people 65 and older are also increasingly choosing smart over feature phones. According to Pew, 18 percent of people ages 65 and older own a smartphone — compared with 13 percent a year ago.

 

If you own a feature phone and are ready for an update, click through to Verizon Wireless to find the best smartphone for your needs: here. 


Nokia Lumia 928 Available Today!


Having the right camera in your pocket makes the difference between capturing the perfect shot at the right time and a blurry or dark pic destined to be deleted. The exclusive Nokia Lumia 928 with Windows Phone 8 features PureView technology and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), which create blur-free pictures and videos, even in low-light conditions.Built-in apps on the Lumia 928 like Smart Shoot, Cinemagraph and Panorama let users take advantage of 4G LTE speeds to share pictures or videos quickly. Smart Shoot lets users shoot five consecutive pictures and pick the best faces from each frame.
The Global Ready™ Nokia Lumia 928 with wireless charging capabilities is now available online and in stores for $99.99 after $50 mail-in-rebate with a new two year customer agreement.

Nokia Lumia 928 Available Today!

Having the right camera in your pocket makes the difference between capturing the perfect shot at the right time and a blurry or dark pic destined to be deleted. The exclusive Nokia Lumia 928 with Windows Phone 8 features PureView technology and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), which create blur-free pictures and videos, even in low-light conditions.

Built-in apps on the Lumia 928 like Smart Shoot, Cinemagraph and Panorama let users take advantage of 4G LTE speeds to share pictures or videos quickly. Smart Shoot lets users shoot five consecutive pictures and pick the best faces from each frame.


The Global Ready™ Nokia Lumia 928 with wireless charging capabilities is now available online and in stores for $99.99 after $50 mail-in-rebate with a new two year customer agreement.

From Tablet to Tablet
Have you ever wondered about the origin of e-readers and tablets and what will be next? Check out the above infographic to learn more about how reading has evolved over the centuries and where we are headed. You’ll be surprised to see how far we’ve come from the original tablet.
Click here to find out about the latest devices from Verizon Wireless: http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/device/tablet

From Tablet to Tablet

Have you ever wondered about the origin of e-readers and tablets and what will be next? Check out the above infographic to learn more about how reading has evolved over the centuries and where we are headed. You’ll be surprised to see how far we’ve come from the original tablet.

Click here to find out about the latest devices from Verizon Wireless: http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/device/tablet

The post-PC revolution infographic
Data visualization company, NowSourcing recently created the above infographic to illustrate the post-PC revolution, spurred by the quick adoption of smartphones. Some of the interesting facts they uncovered include:·
1 out of every 6.7 people on the planet is a smartphone user·     
Mobile users are 5 times more likely to abandon the task if the site isn’t optimized for mobile·  
Last year, tablet sales reached 118.9 million units

The post-PC revolution infographic

Data visualization company, NowSourcing recently created the above infographic to illustrate the post-PC revolution, spurred by the quick adoption of smartphones. Some of the interesting facts they uncovered include:·

  • 1 out of every 6.7 people on the planet is a smartphone user·     
  • Mobile users are 5 times more likely to abandon the task if the site isn’t optimized for mobile·  
  • Last year, tablet sales reached 118.9 million units

Become an Expert on Your Device

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So you upgraded your device and want to get the most out of it? Learn at your own pace with an  interactive device simulator  or online workshop! Get a visual walkthrough of advanced smartphone and tablet functions, including how to set up your email. There’s no narration, so take your time and become an expert on your device! Interactive “how to” simulators and online workshops are available for all Verizon Wireless smartphones and tablets. 

If you prefer an in-person experience, you can check out one of Verizon Wireless’s workshops for hands-on advice, with your new device and an in-house expert at one of our stores. Click here to find the location near you.

Verizon’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

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Make this Valentine’s Day extra special by giving the gift of connectivity through Verizon’s 4G LTE network.

Just in time for the lover’s holiday, Nokia is releasing the Lumia 822 in red online and in stores. Designed specifically for the nation’s largest 4G LTE network, the Lumia 822 pairs Nokia’s renowned hardware design with Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8 operating system and includes Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Nokia City Lens and Nokia Music.

The DROID RAZR M by Motorola will be available in Pink this Valentine’s Day. The bright new color and compact size is perfect for a loved one who wants to fit a 4G LTE phone into their skinny jeans. Despite the size, its fast dual-core processing, access to 4G LTE speeds and long battery life offer strong performance.

You can never go wrong with a tablet like the The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1). It is a versatile tablet perfect for both work and play. The 10.1–inch HD display shows images and documents with crystal–clear quality, while 4G LTE speeds let you stream video and browse the web quickly.

For more gift ideas from Verizon, click here.

Mobile Shopping With Amazon Just Got Easier


With the holiday’s right around the corner many consumers are looking for convenient ways to get great deals. By offering a fast and convenient, as well as secure, mobile shopping experience, holiday shoppers can quickly find that perfect gift. Just put on your favorite reindeer sweater, load up your device with some holiday music, and the festive atmosphere is complete, without the crowds.

WHAT’S YOUR DEVICE PERSONALITY

This Holiday shopping season there’s an unprecedented amount of choices when it comes to wireless devices— from the new Windows Phone 8, iPhone5, Samsung Galaxy Note II and Droid DNA to the iPad mini and Samsung Galaxy Tab. With so many exceptional devices, it can be overwhelming to navigate the mobile landscape to find what’s perfect for you and those on your holiday shopping list. 

If you take a few minutes to ask yourself some questions and figure out your device personality, it can help to take the guesswork out of smartphone shopping this season. Reblog and tell us what your device personality is?

  • The Memory Keeper  — Do you use your smartphone primarily for capturing and sharing videos and photos of the holiday play, summer vacations and every moment in-between? Try the new Windows 8 phone, take perfect pictures in almost any condition  with minimized blurriness and sharp, true-to-life colors thanks to the HTC ImageChip.
  • The Digital Juggler — Do you want, or need, the convenience of being able to conference call, check emails, download and review large, work files on-the-go? You’ll want to check out the Samsung Galaxy Note II, divide the screen into two active “windows” creating a split screen that enables fluid multitasking between applications.
  • The Digital Mover & Shaker — Do you frequently use your device to play games, download music and movies and watch TV online? Is it a huge part of who you are, and not just an accessory? The iPad Mini, features stunning Retina display and over 275,000 apps.
  • The Social Butterfly — Do you use Facebook, Twitter and other social media daily? Hourly? Do you connect with friends online more often than offline? Go for the iPhone5 with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with Facebook integration.
  • The Mobile Business Whiz — Do you find yourself working on your smartphone or tablet almost as much as your desktop? Check out the Samsung Galaxy Tab which is SAFE™ (Samsung Approved For Enterprise) certified so you can use your Tab as a secure mobile business center.

For more information on the functionality of each device visit a Verizon Wireless store near you and get connected with the best device for your needs.