In This Chapter
Knowing what skills you need
Assessing what your skill level is
Understanding what types of positions are available
Knowing which type of job is best for you
If you want a job in social media, then you need to understand the job landscape. Maybe you have a few skills that are relevant but don’t know how to apply these skills to the available positions. Or maybe you see opportunities but don't know what skills these jobs require.
This chapter discusses the opportunities that are currently available, what types of skills you need for success, and how to find the jobs that are best matched to your skills.
First you have to figure out what your strongest skills are. Then focus on them. If you're not sure where you stand, read the descriptions for your ideal positions. By focusing on specific job descriptions, you'll know what type of experience you need and how skilled you have to be to get that job.