How a single tweet from Kim Kardashian got a struggling uni student several job interviews.

It turns out Twitter might not be such a waste of time after all.

In fact, a single retweet may have single-handedly landed a struggling US university student a job.

Back in 2017, Boston University student Chris Sumlin was retweeted by reality star Kim Kardashian when he shared a photo of his first Graduate School paper.

“Wow, this is so cool,” Kim tweeted, sharing the budding television writer’s paper titled Kim Kardashian West: The Reality Star Turned Digital Mogul.

At the time, Chris’ tweet quickly went viral, racking up thousands of likes and retweets.

And just like any millennial in today’s competitive job market would, Chris decided to use the reality star’s retweet to his best advantage.

In the hopes of standing out from fellow job seekers, the 24-year-old added his new ‘accomplishment’ to his CV.

“Retweeted by Kim Kardashian West for impressive work in graduate school,” Chris wrote.

And according to Chris, the new addition to his resume is already paying off on his job search.


“I added that @KimKardashian retweeted my graduate school paper on my resume and I’ve already booked THREE job interviews in less than a week,” Chris wrote.

“This woman’s influence is helping me secure a bag.”

After sharing an image of his resume on Twitter, Chris was blessed once again with a retweet from Kim.

“Good luck! I hope you get the jobs!” Kim wrote.

Naturally, Chris added yet another line to his CV, writing: “Wished luck on job search by Kim Kardashian West on Twitter gaining over 17,000 reactions to the tweet.”

“Oh y’all know I had to add that @KimKardashian wished me luck on my job search. I’m definitely gonna get hired now,”  the budding producer tweeted.

Speaking to Yahoo Entertainment, Chris said that he received four phone calls and three interviews in just a week.

“I do think it’s because my resume does look good and stacked,” Chris told the publication.

“But having that word ‘Kardashian’ on my resume, it makes [recruiters] give it a second look.”

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