Twitter is a social media website in which people post status updates using 140 characters or less. One of the things that sets twitter apart from other social media sites is that it is an open network, meaning you can follow and be followed by anyone, not only your connections or 'friends'. This makes it easy to make new strategic connections and to learn from top people in fields (including CEO's).

The guide below will help you navigate using Twitter for career purposes. The first section will help you create your Twitter profile and make it career friendly. The second section will give you helpful tips for using your Twitter account to bolster your career, job search, and network.