Think because everyone’s using social media, your skills are becoming redundant? Companies are sending executives to basic training to learn how the internet works, spending six-figure sums to help c-suite executives understand how people communicate online–and how not to talk about technology, Melissa Korn reports on the News Hub.
As thought processes shift to embracing technology and social media, some millennials (as well as others) might consider alternative career paths such as reverse mentoring, social media account managers for high profile executives, and other newly developing positions.
Better yet, instead of waiting for a job opening to be created to try and snag a coveted interview, why not stay ahead of the trends and pitch your own position to start a conversation with a company? After all, as technology keeps shifting, these days, it seems to be an ‘anything goes’ kind of world in the job market.
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