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Careers advice: top people to follow on Twitter

Social media is a great way to network, research potential employers and get careers advice. So here are our top 10 advisers for you to follow on Twitter

Good careers advice can sometimes be hard to come by, especially when you find conflicting guidance on what to write on your CV and cover letter or the best way to prepare for interviews.

We're constantly on the look out for people leading the careers conversation and who dish out top advice. So we've put together our top 10 experts on Twitter to help you get ahead with your career.

This list is by no means exhaustive, so feel free to add your own suggestions in the comment thread below or tweet us at @GuardianCareers.

David Shindler, @David_Shindler

David is director of Learning To Leap, which aims to help people become more employable and improve professionalism in the workplace.

Daniel Riches, @RichesDaniel

Daniel is a digital engagement manager, championing digital inclusion. He provides careers support at @SouthLondonJobs and @LondonJobsChat.

Lea McLeod, @LeaMcLeod

Lea helps people with their job search, and then helps them to thrive in their job once they've got there. She is also the founder of The Job Success Lab.

Debra Wheatman, @DebraWheatman

Debra is a certified CV writer and career coach, and president of Careers Done Write, a leader in professional CVs and careers services.

Alison Doyle, @AlisonDoyle

Alison is about.com's job search expert, advising on employment, unemployment and career advice.

Lis McGuire, @GiraffeCVs

Need some expert CV advice? Lis is a CV expert who aims to deliver targeted and compelling CVs for professionals at various stages of their careers, from school leavers to senior executives.

Leo Woodhead, @thecareersblog

Manchester-based Leo is a careers adviser and writer. He tweets his #TipOfTheDay and blogs here.

Liz Ryan, @humanworkplace

Liz is CEO and founder of Human Workplace and writes for a number of publications, including the Huffington Post, Business Week and Forbes.

Rich DeMatteo, @CornOnTheJob

Rich is a career expert, gen Y career coach, social media marketer, and creator ofCorn on the job.

Nick Newman, @newmanswords

Nick is the founder and CEO of careers website CareersINFO, and helped to shape and support National Careers Week 2014, #NCW2014. He's a producer who is passionate about careers education.


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