The New Résumé: It’s 140 Characters


Source: The Wall Street Journal

Twitter is becoming the new job board. It is also becoming the new résumé. Fed up with traditional recruiting sites and floods of irrelevant résumés, some recruiters are turning to the social network to post jobs, hunt for candidates and research applicants…

For one, the rules of recruiting on Twitter are still unclear: Should job seekers only post on professional matters, or are personal updates fair game? Should recruiters respond to Twitter dialogues initiated by candidates?

Story length: 1,033 words

Access the full story here. (Also contains 2.13 min video clip, and “Tips for a Twitter Job Search”)

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