Saturday 11 April 2009

Looking for work? You may have to join Twitter

If the thought of signing on to yet another online network makes you shudder, consider Kyle Flaherty's story. He left his marketing position in Boston last spring determined to find an in-house public relations job.

He tweeted (Twitter lingo for posting a message) about his decision and included a link to his professional blog, where he described the kind of work he was looking for. Within days his tweet was retweeted. That is, an acquaintance forwarded it -- to his current boss.

"I don't think I would have gotten this if not for Twitter," says Flaherty, who moved from Boston to Austin, Texas, for the new job last year with his then-pregnant wife and 2-year-old son.

To see the article in full, please click HERE

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