is unique in social media because it allows you to follow people you know and
strangers based on your interest.
is an excellent job search technology with about 300 to 500 jobs posted on Twitter per minute. If you are planning to use Twitter
for a job search, set up a designated profile and account. Choose a
professional Twitter handle using your name or some combination of your name
and expertise, or desired profession that sounds good, reflects your personal
brand, and is easy to remember. For example, @JaneSmith or @MarketingExpertJane.
Started on Twitter:
a user friendly and professional profile. Have a professional photo consistent
with your other profiles.
your personal brand statement in your bio and have a link to your online resume,
website, or blog.
experts in your field and establish yourself as an expert by tweeting relevant
articles, information, and content. Connect with people at your target
Ask questions, offer help, re-Tweet, and be positive.
jobs using hashtags: #jobs, #jobsearch. Or more specifically: #salesjobs,
with purpose! Tweet to brand yourself as an expert in your field.
to use Twitter
What to share: Links to content
relevant to your audience, follow hashtags to find people who follow a related
topic, and questions and conversations to interact one on one with followers.
Best for: Short, to-the-point
updates, monitoring conversations about your brand and finding potential
help developing your personal brand or tips for managing your social media
presence, come in to the Career Center!