Though your next job offer could come to you in 140 characters or less, it might not be time to shed that paper portfolio just yet. A Wall Street Journal story looks at the ways social media can help job-seekers build networks and also the pitfalls of trying to find work via Facebook.
“You really have to be careful with Twitter or Facebook, because it can seduce you into an informality that can really backfire,” she says. “I do think that the traditional methods have to be there. And they have to be very well done. You can get someone’s attention through LinkedIn, but your goal is to get an interview.”