I’m in CNN Money today…

May 12, 2009 — 1 Comment

As if a Pioneer Press feature on getting hired via Twitter wasn’t enough for us, Doug Hamlin and I are in CNN Money today telling the story of our star-crossed employment engagement…

When the Minneapolis office of Weber Shandwick was looking to hire a junior Web developer, the digital strategy manager, Greg Swan, sent a 136-character tweet to over 2,000 followers which read:

“Weber Shandwick Minneapolis looking for mid-level html developer and PSD slicer. Plus you get to work with me. DM or @ me for more info.”

Doug Hamlin, 23, landed the job after responding with his résumé and information.

And nearly six months later, Doug is still the man – let me tell you.

Read the whole story here.

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