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Using Twitter in job searches

Patricia Kitchen

Patricia Kitchen

I'm speaking today at Newsday's job fair at Hofstra University. My subject: Twitter and -- amazing as it sounds -- how it can be a job hunter's friend. Here are links to resources I'll be mentioning:

--Basics of how to use Twitter: http://support.twitter.com/
--Find people in your industry to follow: http://listorious.com/
--Find "chats" related to your field: http://www.meryl.net/2009/05/06/list-of-twitter-chats/
--@Sreenet’s Twitter Guide for Newbies & Skeptics: http://bit.ly/twitterideas
--Long Island "tweeps" (people who are active Twitter users): http://www.litweetup.com/2010/09/2nd-annual-litweetup-helps-event-for-island-harvest-will-be-on-october-23rd/
--Job openings: http://twitter.com/tweetmyjobs
--#HireFriday, mingling of job hunters/recruiters: http://www.hrmargo.com/

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