Who To Follow On Twitter: Forest Products Jobs Edition

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If a tweet is sent from the forest, does anybody read it?

If you follow some of the Twitter accounts we recommend here, then yes!

The forest products industry has been a bit more conservative than others when it comes to using social media, but it’s starting to come around – and this week is probably one of the best to start following thanks to PaperWeek Canada, the annual conference of the pulp and paper industry taking place in Montreal from Feb. 4-8.

Since the industry overall is so new to social media, you’ll have a better chance at standing out to employers and maybe even becoming a social media leader in the industry yourself!

Resolute Forest Products

Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry, producing newsprint, commercial printing papers, market pulp and wood products. They are also among the first to starting using social networks and digital media like TalentEgg to connect with job seekers. Follow @resolutefpjobs for job listings and other updates from Resolute’s HR team. We also recommend following Resolute’s main account, @resolutefp, to learn more about the company.

 

The GreenestWorkforce

Launching on Feb. 6, The GreenestWorkforce and leading forest products employers are offering eight paid internships plus great prizes like iPad Minis for each of the interns and $5,000 for one lucky intern. Follow @greenestwork to be the first to hear about the contest!


 

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC)

FPAC is the voice of Canada’s wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs. FPAC members are the largest Canadian producers of forest products, and all FPAC members are signatories of the historic Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement and responsible for 66% of certified forest lands in Canada. Follow @FPAC_APFC to get a better understanding of what’s happening in the industry as a whole.

 

PaperWeek Canada

Read the latest from @PaperWeekCanada, the annual conference of the pulp and paper industry.


 

FIBRE Canada

FIBRE (Forest Innovation by Research & Education) is the organization that builds synergies among eight forest R&D networks. Each FIBRE network provides novel innovations to sustain and transform Canada’s forest sector. Follow @FIBRECAN for all the latest news from these eight university-led research networks.


 

The Canadian Institute of Forestry

The Canadian Institute of Forestry is the national voice of forest practitioners, representing Foresters, Forest Technologists and Technicians, Ecologists, Biologists, Geographers, Educators, Scientists and many others with a professional interest in forestry. Follow @CIF_IFC for fantastic professional development information, upcoming events and more.


 

ForestTalk.com

ForestTalk.com, launched in 1999 to share news of Canada’s forests and forestry industry, is “your source for Canadian forestry news.” @ForestTalk tweets all the latest articles from its website and often retweets breaking news from other outlets.


 
Forest Products Career Guide, student jobs and entry level jobs, Resolute Forest Products

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Cassandra Jowett is TalentEgg's Content Manager. She joined the team as a student intern in the summer of 2008, and since then her heart has never really left the Egg Carton. Cassandra is a recent graduate of the Ryerson University School of Journalism, where she earned a Bachelor of Journalism with a focus in writing and editing for newspapers. She has also written and edited for The Globe and Mail, The National Post, t.o.night newspaper and other publications.