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The Twitter Job Search Guide by Susan Britton Whitcomb, Chandlee Bryan, Deb Dib

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APPENDIX C

THE DISTINGUISHED (BAKERS)DOZEN: STORIES FROM SUCCESSFULTWITTER JOB SEEKERS

Biana Bakman (@bianalog)

Career field: Social media

Location: New York, NY

Formula for success: Building connections through Twestival and other social media events led to a job offer.

Did you make your objective and employment status a topic for discussion on Twitter, or did you keep it to yourself? At the time of my job search, my Twitter bio read, “If you like it, you should put some benefits on it...medical, dental, and vision please,” or something along those lines. Obviously Beyonce’s song “Single Ladies” was my inspiration for this. Luckily, the employer that ultimately hired me thought it was funny and gave me very generous health benefits from the ...

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