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Feb 21 2014

As if mastering the fine art that is LinkedIn wasn’t enough, we have another social media guide for you–this time it is catered specifically to Twitter-sphere. If you want to build your following on Twitter, whether for personal or even business purposes, it’s always better to have engaged followers. The road to Twitter success goes beyond simply tweeting every moment you get—
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Jan 25 2014

A recent CNN Money feature made the point that smaller businesses are adopting twitter and other social media outlets to find candidates. Why? First off, recruiters are expensive — and posting to job boards costs money. Second, smaller businesses are looking for creative folks who are willing to share their work portfolios online. Third, social media interactions help hiring managers
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Jan 11 2014

The great thing about social media is how many combinations it can come in. Today, I interviewed the owner of a start-up in North Carolina called TweetMyJOBS.com, Gary Zukowski. Tweet My Jobs is a powerful combination of both job board and personal branding management. Watch this extremely revealing video below to learn how this new tool can dramatically enhance your
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Dec 28 2013

Yesterday, I had a great conversation with Danny Cox who is helping to pioneer a new way of Job Seeking. I found Danny on Twitter because of his recent success in getting a great interview. Watch the video below to get some GREAT tips that you can use tonight. Just to summarize: Originally posted 2009-09-02 08:00:24. Republished by Blog Post
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Dec 18 2013

When I give keynotes at colleges, I always tell the story of Hal Thomas, the guy who sent a tweet and got a job. The story first broke in 2009 when Eve Tahminchioglu interviewed Hal for her NBC column. The article, called, “Who Needs a Resume. Tweet Earned Him a Job” quickly went viral on all the major tech sites.
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Dec 10 2013

Originally posted on Dummies.com, from his book Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies (2nd edition) Twitter is a great tool for finding job openings in your local area. You’ll find job recruiters and hiring managers tweeting about jobs they’re trying to fill. Here’s how you can find them on Twitter: Head to Twitter Advanced Search. In the field named This exact phrase, enter the name
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Nov 19 2013

Originally posted on Dummies.com, from his book Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies (2nd edition) Twitter is considered the most popular real-time open network. This means that as items are published, they are immediately available for viewing. And you don’t need to “follow,” “connect,” or “request” to see them, making everything posted on Twitter open for you to read. For job seekers,
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Aug 23 2013

A few weeks ago I interviewed a designer named Hal Thomas who got a job using Twitter. I had MANY questions about the use of Twitter in the job search that we simply didn’t have time to answer. So I’m going to answer them here. If you’re just getting started on Twitter what’s the best way to find people that
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May 10 2013

Did you know that there are thousands of new jobs posted on Twitter each day? Imagine you are a small company, and you are growing rapidly despite the naysayers in the news about the economy. It’s time to hire a full-time sales person. Will you spend $600-$800 to post on Monster? Will you enjoy being spammed when posting jobs on
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Dec 07 2012

Originally posted on BachelorsDegreeOnline.com: Twitter is like a window into the soul of America. It shows us faster and more accurately what is on our collective minds than any other medium currently in use. So it was only a matter of time, in a bad economy and a worse job market, that Twitter would be flooded with both job seekers and job offerers.
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