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

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CHAPTER 2

TEN TRUTHS ABOUT TWITTERTO BENEFIT YOUR JOB SEARCH

“The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful.”

—Jonathan Zittrain

The truth about Twitter is that there are dozens of ways it can enhance your job search and career. In fact, you don’t even need a Twitter account to benefit from what it has to offer (although we highly recommend getting one).

Twitter is scalable, allowing you to participate as much or as little as you wish. You may choose to explore Twitter as a passive participant, becoming active as you begin to develop ideas for injecting Twitter into your job search. Here’s how passive and active participants can benefit:

  • Passive participant: At this level of engagement, you can choose ...

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