The Best Twitter Feeds for Career Advice
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.
Follow @ LindseyPollak
Heather Huhman is a one-woman news feed for job-hunting trends and career advice. Huhman is an experienced hiring manager and author of several books that focus on tips for internships, entry-level jobs and other issues facing Generation Y. On her Twitter account, she curates career stories from around the Web ranging from networking tips to ways to use new media in your job search.
Follow @ Heatherhuhman
Alexandra Levit's career advice has been quoted by countless news sources, including this one. She has worked as a career columnist for The Wall Street Journal , wrote several books including New Job, New You and served as a member of the Business Roundtable's Springboard Project, which advised President Barack Obama on workplace issues. Her tweets span across every stage of the job process from hiring news and interview tips to work/life balance.
Follow @ Alevit
Alison Green has managed a midsize business and brings her experience as a boss to the popular Ask A Manager blog, answering any question readers might have about their own workplace issues. And when we say any question, we mean it. Just this week alone, she's fielded questions about how to deal with everything from payroll delays to co-workers who are a little bit too flatulent in the office. She tweets about these stories along with news and tips from other Web sites.
Follow @ Askamanager