Thursday, February 21, 2013

Tweet your way to your dream job

By Amy Levin-Epstein
(MoneyWatch) Twitter isn't only a great way to research your dream company before a job interview, it might even help you land a meeting. (Don't believe it? Read these success stories.) Here are some things to Tweet at a company you're interested in, from career and social media expert Heather R. Huhman, founder of the consulting firm Come Recommended.

Ask for an informational interview
Emailing is still an effective way to score a coveted "get in the door" interview, but if you can fit your request into 140 characters, Twitter can also work, says Huhman. Just be sure to mention something that draws you to the company, so they'll see that you're focused on their company, not just any company in the Twittersphere.

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