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Provisional results of the #HelpGreg effort to get him a job – Day 1

When I started this campaign, I assumed that some people will share the blog post or the tweets, Facebook posts etc. I was right, but, unfortunately, not as many as I expected.

This is just a caricature. He`s not the real Greg
This is just a caricature. He`s not the real Greg

Please continue to share this link on any social network (or through emails): #HelpGreg get a job. We need all the help we can get.

Here are the provisional results after 32 hours of “work”:

  • 11 emails;
  • 17 Facebook private messages;
  • 9 LinkedIn messages;
  • 3 Twitter private messages.

As I wrote last night on Facebook, most of them were questions like these:

  • Is Greg real?
  • Is this a real job search?
  • Is it just a publicity stunt?

To answer the questions above: Greg is real as you and me (although, for privacy concerns, I had never used his real name), he is really searching for a job (for about a year and a half) and NO, it is not a publicity stunt.

Really, a publicity stunt? To what? Am I advertising a product or a service? This is a blog (with a custom domain), so I don`t even receive money from ads and stuff like that. It`s forbidden.

Well, these were fun reading.

But Greg also got an interview invitation and 4 links to jobs to which he could apply. That`s a start. I don’t know if the interview invitation is related to the #HelpGreg campaign or not.