Using Twitter and Facebook to Find a Job

08Jun09

Misspelled my name, but still…

As the sole breadwinner for his wife and three kids, [Brian] Ward [@glyphrider] knew that he had to get a new job quickly. He found himself unemployed at 5 in the afternoon; by 8 that night, he’d called four people he knew in Ohio who did the same sort of computer work he did, as well as his college buddy Lyle, down in North Carolina. “I’d been using Twitter and Facebook and LinkedIn, but in a very passive, extracurricular way,” says Ward. “I knew Lyle was big into the Twitter scene. He immediately began blasting information out to contacts he had, sending them back my way.” (full article…)

TIME.com | Using Twitter and Facebook to Find a Job

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