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:

  1. Head to Twitter Advanced Search.
  2. In the field named This exact phrase, enter the name of your town or city.
  3. In Hashtags, enter Jobs.
  4. Press Search.
  5. Scroll through the list of recent tweets and click the pictures.Doing so reveals if they’re local businesses recruiting for a job or independent recruiters filling a contract.
  6. Follow the recruiters you like and send them a tweet saying Hi!

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