Job Search Blog

Sep 29 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
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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
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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
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Dec 10 2013

Originally posted on, 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.
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Nov 19 2013

Originally posted on, 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
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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
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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
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Dec 07 2012

Originally posted on 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
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Sep 27 2012

Originally posted on Although LinkedIn gets a lot of love as a professional social media site, Twitter is a force that can’t be ignored by up-and-coming young professionals. It’s a great place to get connected and informed, and an
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Aug 02 2012

Use Twitter as a Job Board

In addition to “hiring” you might also experiment with keywords from your industry in order to refine the search results. Originally posted 2010-02-07 19:27:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter