Job applications in 140 characters or less

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Riding the Twitter tidal wave, a Dutch marketing agency is asking job applicants to apply in 140 characters or less. Utrecht-based Energize is looking to hire an account manager and a strategic planner, and has designed an application form that looks exactly like a page on Twitter, including an empty text field. Candidates enter a short message—their "twillicitatie", or twapplication—describing why they're the person for the job, plus their email address and Twitter username. Uploading a resume is optional. For privacy reasons, Energize won't publicly tweet the applicant's message. While it might seem like a gimmicky way to recruit new…

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