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Getting a Social Media Job For Dummies by Brooks Briz, David Rose

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Chapter 2

Seeing Yourself in a Social Media Job

In This Chapter

arrow Transitioning to the social media field

arrow Uncovering the biggest job opportunities

arrow Knowing how social media influences an entire organization

arrow Understanding how to demonstrate value in your new career

It might be difficult knowing what a new job in such a new industry will look like. Social media positions are being created so quickly, and some have never existed before.

If no one can tell you all the details of the job or what your typical workday will look like, that uncertainty might be intimidating. We encourage you to look at this challenge as exciting. In time, you’ll be able to focus on the activities that you enjoy the most (if they provide optimal results for your employer).

In this chapter, you discover the best practices for getting acclimated in your new social media career, what to expect as you progress into your job and helpful hints for effectively conveying the value that you will inevitably provide.

Preparing to Prove Your Worth

Because the industry is so new, social media efforts are constantly ...

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