To make a # for myself?

(83 Posts)
ellajayne Mon 13-May-13 18:04:21

I have a job interview for my dream job next week and in the job description they said they want someone creative and social media savvy. To help myself stand out in the interview I've created a # and asked people to retweet a tweet of mine or tweet to the # so I can show it in the interview.

I thought this was quite creative and using social media to my advantage but one of my friends says I am being ridiculous and will look stupid showing that during the interview.

It's a job in social media, by the way. AIBU?

lougle Fri 24-May-13 22:12:36

She got the job, according to twitter.

"Laura ‏@whatlauradidxo 23 May

Alright Twitter. Some bad news about #laurasdreamjob. I won't be around much anymore because I GOT THE JOB!"

cherhorowitz Fri 24-May-13 23:20:14

Hi everyone! Sorry, NC!

I did get the job! I start on June 10th and I am so very excited! Thank you for all of your advice and help because I don't think I could have done it alone grin

BriansBrain Fri 24-May-13 23:24:33

Great news grin

cherhorowitz Fri 24-May-13 23:27:17

I was talkative, polite and professional but did let my rather big personality shine through. They liked the Twitter idea and told me nobody had bothered to do that shock

MrsSchadenfreude Sun 26-May-13 15:58:51

Congratulations! smilewine

GetOrfMoiLand Sun 26-May-13 16:08:56

What a great outcome, what brilliant advice from mrsschadenfreude and holla. How kind to have given such targeted and useful info.

Trills Sun 26-May-13 16:24:00

Yes, there have been some real stars on this thread smile

EduCated Sun 26-May-13 16:31:24

Oh, was getting all ready to tweet you a thumbs up sad

But seriously, well done! grin

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