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Win a Free 3-Job Posting Package in our Twitter Contest

Here at Mediabistro, we talk to employers and job seekers everyday and have heard that the interview process can be daunting for both parties. Sometimes it’s hard to ask the right questions during an interview and there’s always one that leaves a candidate scratching his or her head. So, employers, we want to know: What interview question stumps your candidates every time?

Enter our contest for the chance to win a free 3-job posting package on the Mediabistro job board (worth $717!). All you have to do is follow @Mediabistro and tweet us your answer in 140 characters or less.

Include #InterviewQ and you’re in! The winner with the answer that stumps us the most will be announced on Friday, November 30 at 12:15 pm ET via our @Mediabistro Twitter account. Good luck!

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Twitter Use At Work Is On The Rise [REPORT]

Do you take 10 minute here, 3 minutes there to check in to Twitter while you’re at work? If so, you’re not alone: It’s becoming increasingly more common for employees to use Twitter while on company time according to the latest report.
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Employers And Employees Divided Over The Value Of Social Media [SURVEY]

It might come as a bit of a surprise, but executives are much more bullish about social media than their employees.

A new survey reveals that 41 percent employers believe social networking helps to build and maintain their workplace culture, while only 21 percent of employees felt the same.
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Snoop Dogg Tweeted His Application To Become Yahoo’s CEO – Should You Tweet Your Next Employer?

It looks like Snoop Dogg is taking his considerable branding efforts to a new level: tweeting his way to a C-level position at Yahoo.

It might just be a joke (or it might not be!), but Snoop’s recent tweet-application raises the question of whether it’s a good idea to tweet your own resume to a potential employer.
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5 Things You Can Do On Twitter To Make Sure You Don’t Get Hired [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re out there looking for a job, you can bet your employer is going to look up your social media profiles. And that includes Twitter.

This infographic outlines the five things you can do on Twitter so that you don’t get the job you dream of. Take my advice – don’t take theirs!
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Social Recruiting In 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social recruiting – using social media to find potential employees – is more popular today than ever before.

According to a new infographic from Jobvite, a company which offers social recruitment software, 89 percent of US companies use social media in some way during their recruitment process. How does Twitter fit into the bigger social media picture? Check out the infographic below to find out.
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1 Out Of Every 2 Employers Use Twitter To Connect With Potential Employees

As more people sign up for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, there’s a huge increase in the information available about a potential employee and employers have taken notice.

New stats from Jobvite suggest that social media use – and Twitter use in particular – by employers looking for potential employees has risen in the past year.
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