As we prepare to cover the jobs report on Friday, we're looking for real people to share their stories about the job market. Did you get a job recently? Tweet your story to @CNNMoney with the hashtag #igotajob.
With 12.5 million Americans still unemployed, it's tough out there to say the least. But as I monitor Twitter, I'm encouraged to find some uplifting stories.
Take for instance Janel Porter of Louisville, Ky. who searched for two years and finally landed a job as a data entry worker at Humana. It's a temp job, but she's thankful for the fresh start.
hey twitter! i've got a job!!! finally--begins monday. i'll be a data entry person...—
JustPerfectBeauty (@jstprfectbeauty) September 26, 2012
Then there's Jack DeManche of Boston, Ma. who was hired as a social media manager for DailyBreak.com, soon after he graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Congratulations to these Tweeters, and remember to share your story with @CNNMoney too. Economists surveyed by CNNMoney predict the next jobs report will show employers created 110,000 jobs in September.
This could turn ugly quickly.
Now that Mitt Romney has all but been officially crowned the Republican nominee, a war of words (and graphics) is heating up between him and President Obama on Twitter.
The two sparred about job creation and women today, with Romney even targeting the President's Twitter handle directly.
The tweet included an infographic created by his campaign, pointing to an eye-popping statistic claiming that 92.3% of jobs lost under MOREAnnalyn Kurtz - Apr 11, 2012 3:44 PM ET
Is this another one of the Fed's moves to increase transparency with the public? Or did #FedValentines push the central bank over the edge?
The Federal Reserve --historically known as one of the more hushed, stoic parts of government -- joined Twitter this morning. You can follow it at @federalreserve.
To start, the Fed said its first foray into tweeting won't consist of much more than press releases, speeches, testimony, reports to MOREAnnalyn Kurtz - Mar 14, 2012 10:20 AM ET
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