6 WAYS SOCIAL MEDIA CAN HELP YOUR CAREER

Social media has two sides — the good and the bad side. Just as social media can be dangerous to your life, career and relationship, it can also be a very useful tool in your career as well — it all depends on how you use it.

These are some awesome ways social media can help your career.

1. NETWORKING

Social media can help you create a very big contact with business partners, associates and promote interaction with other people — and you can never underestimate the importance of a good network in your career.

2. SELL YOUR BRAND

We are what we put on social media — it might not be true in many cases, but what we put on social media is the message we pass to people of who we are.

You are a brand, and social media is a huge platform to showcase your brand. Also, social media is also a very good platform to showcase your business, talent and so many marketable aspect of your life.

3. YOU LEARN MORE

Social media can also give you an insight to learn more about a contact and what interests that person. It can also make you learn more about a company and give you further insights.

4. RELATIONSHIPS

Relationships between co-workers and staffs of a company can be further strengthened on social media, and this will be an advantage for the company. It can also promote the relationship between an employer and his employees.

5. INFORMATION

Information on social media is vast; there are lots of valuable information on social media that can help you get a job and boost certain aspects of your career. The information content on social media is highly valuable and easily accessible. Also, you can subscribe to feeds of companies you hope to create contact with and gain knowledgeable information about them.

6. CONVEY INSTANT AVAILABILITY AND PASS VALUABLE INFORMATION

Social media helps bridge a gap in the case of distance and unavailability. With social media, you can convey instant availability for a project, pass valuable information/message to others and gather people together on short notice. A forum on social media can help you pass messages across without even having to break a sweat; it’s convenient and inexpensive.

 

Whoever said social media was the devil?

Social media can help your life/career in many ways; it’s all up to how you use it.

Jake

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