Social media a great tool for relocationsTwitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook can help transferees feel connectedBy Danielle Harder09/26/2011|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/26/2011 With nearly 5,000 km separating Alexandra Lawrence from her family and friends, social media has been her lifeline. She moved from Britain to Halifax earlier this year for her partner’s job and a new life in Canada. While the move was exciting, she found herself searching for the kind of connections she had at home — until she discovered blogging and Twitter. A few posts later, she had local friends and a new writing career.“Twitter has been a lifesaver and has helped me to connect with so many local people, find out about things going on and make contacts for my writing,” she wrote in a blog post. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.