The Internet has revolutionized the employment process as it has made looking for recent job offers so much easier. And, Twitter, one of the biggest Internet phenomena has been the huge part of that revolution.
Their unique mix of live search feeds, an algorithm no one can match and the wide reaching scope of their simple 160 character updates have become legend in the world of social networking. Which is a world that is increasing in importance as more uses are utilized by everyone from non-profits to celebrities.
Search for Recent Job Offers
In the wake of a huge financial crisis that has given a serious hit to the job market, you might be surprised to find out that Twitter can also help you in that arena. In the last couple of years there has been a jump in websites that work by allowing you to search through tweets directed at finding employees for workers in every corner of the world. Not to mention, in every category imaginable.
Here are eight websites that will work as tools in your search for recent job offers, but going through Twitter listings for leads.
TwitJobSearch: Recent Job Offers
This is a simple keyword search that lets you put in the type of job you want to find. You can also narrow it down by putting in the region you would like to find the position in. For example, you can type “Marketing Entry Level Atlanta”, or “Nurse London”. The search engine will go through recent job offers on Twitter and give you solid job leads from various accounts.
Search by term or general category for various social media updates on job offers. It will automatically calculate your location and give you anything within a reasonable distance, even if it is in a nearby state. It will then give you a further list of other recent job offers that are further away. If you want to narrow it down, you can put it in the search keywords.
Through this site you go by both location and job title, skill or company. They put it all there for you through the engine, which works by searching through Twitter listings actually posted by employers who have tweeted about recent job offers. It is one of the more organized sites I have seen for job postings.
Another keyword and location search, there is a unique feature that shows the current happenings of things being posted through the website on the front page. It is constantly being updated through the live feed, which should give you an idea of the popularity of the site.
Twitter Job Cast
There have been some technical issues on this site with the coding on the front page lately. A lot of errors occur, which can be frustrating. But the search works well, and it is a really easy site to use.
A great job map site, you can put in your location and get a scope of the entire market from your city or nearby areas. You can also target it by putting in a job type, to see how the overall situation appears.
This is an entire job network through the non-profit Hiring For Hope. They have their own search system that goes through social media, and you can follow their Twitter page for updates. You can also join the grassroots movement, if you are interested in participating in the charity.
This application can be used for just about anything, from looking for updates on shopping sales to marketing. But more people are downloading it and running it for continuous recent job offers, based on their own parameters. Which means you can get a look at the market on Twitter at any time.
Twitter is an amazing resource for anyone looking to connect to potential employers. If you know of any Twitter market sites collecting recent job offers and you would like to share them, let us know in the comments!