Join Jolie Miller for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Twitter to search for jobs, part of Job Hunting Online.
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Twitter gives you the opportunity…to establish credibility and thought leadership,…find jobs, and connect with people and companies,…all in about 140 characters a message.…Let's take a look at how to use Twitter…in your online job hunt.…If you haven't already set up an account,…go ahead and check out "Up and Running with Twitter"…in the lynda.com training library to learn the basics.…We're going to focus on using Twitter to do 3 things:…establish credibility that positions you…as a strong candidate, find jobs using hashtags…and company research, and making connections…that can lead to jobs.…
So we're here on my profile, @joliemiller,…and I want to walk you through briefly…how I've set my profile up…to put my best professional foot forward.…So you can see here, at the top of my profile,…I have that same professional picture…that I have on LinkedIn.…I tell you who I am, the Director of Business Content…at Lynda; what I do, publishing courses…and posts on my personal blog page.…I tell you that I'm a project management professional.…
Then take a quick workshop on applying for a job—from finding the ad to researching the company, tailoring your resume and cover letter, and submitting the application.
- Making a plan for job hunting
- Using popular job sites such as Monster, Simply Hired, and Indeed
- Networking and finding jobs on LinkedIn
- Using Twitter to search for jobs
- Scanning sites of companies you want to work for
- Approaching recruiters