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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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What started as a joke turned into mainstream media news this morning.

Last fall I made a video of my sister and her new husband showcasing their first married fist pound and put it on YouTube:
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What started as a joke turned into mainstream media news this morning.

Last fall I made a video of my sister and her new husband showcasing their first married fist pound and put it on YouTube:

Well, this morning CNN picked it up as part of their coverage of Obama’s celebratory fist bump with the Mrs.

WATCH IT HERE

They show up at 1:20, and yes that’s me laughing in the background…