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10 Twitter Accounts Every Job Seeker Should Follow

10 Twitter Accounts Every Job Seeker Should Follow
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Some job seekers use Twitter to follow and research the companies they want to work for. Others use the platform to broadcast their skills and expertise in the hopes of attracting attention from recruiters. But the most successful job seekers use the social network as a resource for bite-size tips that will help them get an interview and land the position they want. For the very best Twitter has to offer in job search and career advice, check out these 10 accounts.

Abby Kohut is an author and recruiter who travels the country speaking at career events and inspiring job seekers everywhere. But it's not just live audiences that benefit from her expertise and wisdom: Kohut's 20,100 Twitter followers receive daily tidbits of great career advice. Follow @Absolutely_Abby.

About.com's resident job search expert, Alison Doyle writes and tweets about finding a job, employment and unemployment, and general career advice. She helps her 16,400 followers navigate the interview process, but also dispenses tips for reaching your career goals. Follow @AlisonDoyle.

This career community provides its 22,800 followers with company reviews, job listings, hiring trends and interview tips. In addition to sharing articles on a wide range of career topics, CareerBliss just released its annual "50 Happiest Companies in America" list for 2015. Follow @CareerBliss.

CareerBuilder has established itself as an expert from both the employee's perspective and the employer's (with its sister account, @CBforEmployers). The 131,000 followers of the company's main account have access to thoughtful articles, original video content, and an advice forum where job seekers can ask their questions and share their stories. Follow @CareerBuilder.

With social networks becoming more and more central to the recruitment and hiring process, workers need to know how to take advantage of the medium when they're job hunting. Author and speaker Hannah Morgan, who has been quoted in numerous popular media outlets, has gained her following of 27,700 by doling out highly effective social media strategies for job seekers. Follow @careersherpa.

While this staffing agency's tweets are geared toward creative professionals, anyone can benefit from The Creative Group's posts about hiring trends, workplace relationships and career success. The account's 12,700 followers also get an inside look at life at The Creative Group. Follow @CreativeGroup.

The Muse is a unique, dynamic career content website that offers readers tips for landing their dream jobs. More than 57,000 followers turn to the site's Twitter account for inspiring career resource lists and articles on finding, keeping and excelling at your job. Follow @dailymuse.

Career consultant Amanda Augustine is a job search expert at TheLadders (also included on this list). As a certified professional career coach (CPCC) and résumé writer (CPRW), she shares relevant job search articles and answers questions from her more than 9,800 followers through her hashtag #AskAmanda. Follow @JobSearchAmanda.          

As a sister staffing firm of The Creative Group, Office Team is well-versed in what it takes to land a job. More than 3,200 followers enjoy career and workplace tips from the Office Team blog and various sources around the Web. Follow @OfficeTeam.

The career division of U.S. News helps its 20,800 followers find career success with search tips, best-job rankings and interview advice. It also hosts regular Twitter chats to let everyday job seekers join in the conversation. Follow @USNewsCareers.

Nicole Fallon

Nicole received her Bachelor's degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She began freelancing for Business News Daily in 2010 and joined the team as a staff writer three years later. Nicole served as the site's managing editor until January 2018, and briefly ran Business.com's copy and production team. Follow her on Twitter.