Sign Up for Twitter

Twitter is a tool that lets you create blog posts in 140 characters or less. Lisa says having a Twitter account may help in the job search process, depending on the specific job you're applying for. It could be useful if you want to go for a high-tech job or one that heavily involves social media, but trying to find a manufacturing job on Twitter is a little far-fetched.

"It's not going to kill you to tweet once a day," Lisa says. "If you really want to look savvy and compete with people younger than you, it's really important to tweet."

Have a Flattering Photo Taken

Get help from a professional photographer or a friend. This photo has to show you at your best and is the key to positively representing yourself on social media sites.


Once you sign up for these new communities, make sure you continue to portray the image you want to present to potential employers. Keep updating your information—the more you put into it, the more you will get out of it. Happy tweeting, posting, connecting...whatever it may be!

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