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More than 16,000 public users rated more than 600 online job and career tools in the U.S. Department of Labor's Tools for America's Job Seekers Challenge.

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Social Media Job Search

Web 2.0/social media sites specializing in job searches or job postings use social media to list online job postings and other related items. Such sites could use items such as user generated content (UGC) and other mechanisms as the avenue for informational exchange.

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View all tools in this category - (  * is a free, successful, and growing grass-roots community of technology professionals in Central Texas. Our goal is to help members grow their peer networks of colleagues. Started in 2007, our community has grown virally to over 7000 members, and experienced excellent testimonials of doors opened and jobs found. - (  * was designed to replace the simple job search spreadsheet and provide powerful web and database functionality to the job seeker. After a job is found, continue to use JibberJobber to organize your career information, including networking efforts, elevator pitches, etc. Twitter - (  *
In keeping with the purpose of, the JobHuntOrg Twitter stream is focused on helping job seekers find the latest information and best resources for their job search, with a perfect 100 "Twitter Grade" score from from

LinkedIn - (  *
LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries. You can find, be introduced to, and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals.

Linkedin Jobs Group - (  *
LinkedIn with 50,000,000+ users is the #1 social media destination for professionals looking for a job, to advance their careers or to network. And, "Job Openings, Job Leads and Job Connections!" is the #1 LinkedIn Jobs Group.

Susan Ireland's YouTube Playlists - (  *
As a resume professional since 1989, Susan Ireland has worked with thousands of job seekers from a wide range of professions and levels of employment. She is the author of four job search books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Resume (now in its 5th edition) and The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Cover Letter.

Susan P. Joyce's Linkedin Group - (  *
Owned by Susan P. Joyce of, this LinkedIn Group is for job seekers to ask questions about job search issues, give & receive advice, find networking opportunities, post useful news for the Group, find job postings, and participate in the Sub-Groups. - (  *
TweetMyJOBS is the largest Twitter Job Board in the WORLD, connecting job seekers and employers INSTANTLY via text messaging or Twitter feeds. Tweeting 20,000 to 40,000 job tweets a day from thousands of companies, the service has the ability to get jobs in the hands of job seekers faster than any other medium. Job seekers can also tweet their resume directly to recruiters and hiring managers.