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Jamie Varon, 23
Varon needed to get Twitter's attention, so she devoted a website to her hunt called twittershouldhireme.com. The company brought her in for a lunch meeting, and other companies began approaching her about jobs. The site's even spawned imitators: googleshouldhireme.com and facebookshouldhireme.com.

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