The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest job numbers Friday with good news: 209,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy last month. However, there was some bad news. The unemployment rate went from 6.1% in June to 6.2% in July.
If you're not one of those 209,000 people and are still on the job hunt, Twitter can be a great resource to help you find your next job!
LinkedIn aka "the professional Facebook," is one of the premiere resources for job searching. Especially, since the site allows you to connect with people that could potentially help you get a job. Their Twitter feed updates several times a minute with job opportunities.
Hey, don't knock it before you try it! While you might think of seedy job postings when you think of Craigslist, their Twitter feeds have an array of job listings. And you just might find the career you never knew you wanted.
If you're looking for a job specifically in social media, this Twitter feed will keep you updated with the latest opportunities when it comes to jobs for full-time Tweeters and Facebookers!
Looking for a job can be pretty discouraging at times. @Careerealism shares advice on searching for jobs, finding your dream job and more! Even once you are employed again, the site offers tons of advice for staying happy in the workplace.
Abby Kohut is an author and recruiter. Not only does her Twitter feed include great links for job searchers but in 140 characters or less, she offers great advice to anyone on the hunt for a job. She is currently driving around the country in an RV with the goal of educating 1 million job seekers.
Social hire is a great Twitter feed chock-full of advice on how to use the power of social media to help you on your job search.
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