The Best Twitter Feeds for Career Advice
NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- LinkedIn(LNKD) may be considered the primary social network for career news, but Twitter can be just as good if not better --
the trick is knowing whom to follow.
The vast majority of businesses and staffing agencies now have Twitter accounts, which frequently advertise job postings as soon as they go up. So if you're looking to work at Google(GOOG) , for example, following @Googlejobs will keep you in the loop about potential openings. There are also plenty of Web sites that aggregate jobs by industry that now have Twitter accounts, whether it's @Mediajobsdaily for journalism jobs or @USAJOBS for government positions.
|Getting ahead in your career sometimes relies on whom you listen to for advice. These days, some of the best advice comes via Twitter.|
Even if you're not looking to switch jobs, you can still use Twitter to find information about hiring trends, career tools and tips on how to get ahead in your industry. We rounded up nine of our favorite Twitter accounts to follow for job postings and general career advice. If there are any accounts you think we missed, let us know in the comments section!
Lindsey Pollak brings a little bit of LinkedIn to Twitter. Pollak is the global spokeswoman for LinkedIn and a career expert in her own right who specializes in offering tips for younger workers. Her book, Getting From College to Career, is a must-read for any recent grads, and so is her Twitter feed. Pollak posts career advice daily and every few weeks she holds an online seminar to answer questions.