Tweeting on Twitter
Another popular social network is Twitter (twitter.com
). This network is very dynamic, almost like a huge online chat room composed of overlapping circles of conversation. How can it help your job search?
◆ You can keep up with what’s new by “following” recruiters, professionals in your field, and career development folks (like me, twitter.com/susanireland
◆ You can post comments that add value to the online conversation about your profession or industry, thereby drawing positive attention to yourself
◆ You can see who trusted colleagues are following, and start following those folks as well.
Even network gurus find Twitter hard to explain. The best way to grasp its value is to sign up and start “tweeting.”