Fail 2.0: How to lose friends and alienate people through social networking


How to tweet yourself out of a job before your first day

How to tweet yourself out of a job before your first day

Starting a new job? Congratulations! But try at least to get your foot in the door before you put it in your mouth like Twitter user theconnor did:

theconnor: Cisco just offered me a job! Now I have to weigh the utility of a fatty paycheck against the daily commute to San Jose and hating the work.

timmylevad: @theconnor Who is the hiring manager. I'm sure they would love to know that you will hate the work. We here at Cisco are versed in the web.

How not to get a job via Twitter


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