Man gets job with one tweet


Someday, we'll all be telling our grandchildren how job hunters used to print out one-page resumes and send them via mail carrier to employers. Or how we e-mailed resumes that were pages long.

Not Hal Thomas, who landed a job with just one tweet:

@BFGCom @SloanKelley It seems that BFG's future could be looking bright! More info at http://bit.l6/2aziWg

As MSNBC and other Web sites have reported, Thomas stood out in the search by marketing company BFG Communications for a social media position. Applicants could apply with a single post on Twitter. BFG didn't want a resume or cover letter, just a tweet.