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

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CHAPTER 19

TURBOCHARGE YOUR RESUME WITH TWEETS

“The terrifying reality regarding your resume is that for all the many hours you put into fine-tuning, you’ve got 30 seconds to make an impression on me. Maybe less.”

—RandsinRepose Blog (www.randsinrepose.com)

In job search, a resume will get a grand total of 10 to 30 seconds of attention (on a good day). We believe that by using the same techniques you use to write effective tweets, you can develop a resume with career-building precision and power that maximizes those 30 seconds, entices a second read, and compels a call to interview—and do it in 20 to 30 tweets. Deb has titled this the Twit-Fit CareerCom Concept™, reminiscent of how companies extend their brand and capture customers through marketing ...

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