In today’s society and in our generation, keeping up with constantly changing technology, social media, and “the latest thing” is an every day occurrence. From updating apps to buying the latest version of the Iphone we are forever adapting to the new Facebook or a new software. Being up to date is expected not just by society but by the companies you work for. Being educated about technology news and understanding new uses for social media is something that can be used to your advantage in many ways.
A great way to keep up to date is by attending conferences where you can be one of the first to discover the newest technology. On Mashable you can find over 70 events held all over the country. These events cover everything from social media strategies to marketing and recruiting.
Knowing everything there is to know about social media and technology is especially crucial when seeking a career in social media. Entrepreneur.com explores the rise of job opportunities in the social media industry with an infographic. This graphic shows that the United States is one of the most powerful countries in the social media industry with New York City being the top city.
Social media is taking over. Being educated about this growing industry can lead to endless opportunities in your career.