Find a Job on Twitter

Find a Job on Twitter

Tough economic times call for innovative approaches. An estimated 51 million people internationally areA expected to lose their jobsA in 2012, and with the unemployment rate on the rise, how does one find career opportunities fast? One great option is Twitter.

TwitterA is evolving as another resource, in addition to traditional methods, for both job searching and recruiting.

Get the most out of your page

-A Make your Twitter presence “employer-friendly”

o Put your job pitch in your Twitter bio (which is 160 characters)
o Use a professional looking avatar
o Tweet about your job search

-A Utilize your Twitter background. There’s lots of space you can use to promote yourself. Don’t know how to create a professional-looking Twitter background? UseA this free templateA to design your own.

-A Include a link to an online CVA or resume in your bio. Useful resume tools can be found in EresumeX blogs.

-A Establish yourself as an expertA in your field on Twitter. It’s important to note that you shouldA notA misrepresent yourself. If you’re not a medical doctor, don’t play one on Twitter. As those on Twitter become interested in your content, when employers are looking at you, you’ll have more than just your resume to back up your knowledge and experience.

Your next job could be just a tweet away.

As always, you can count on EresumeX as your free job portal.

~Dawn Krovicka