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! http://twitpic.com/ggkrf 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.