New Careers in New Industries

Find inspiration and learn from nine gracious guests who shared their experiences and insight on what it these newer jobs/roles are really about and how you too, can be a trailblazer in newer fields.

Second Breaks is a show where we explore what it takes to navigate this changing world and thrive in our careers.

August 6, 2020

The perfect job isn’t always served in a platter. More often than not, it’s something we have to create and shape without a blueprint ahead of time. Marie Poulin shares how she ‘accidentally’ created a unique role for herself while simply leveraging her love for a new app.

August 13, 2020

Social media created so many new jobs/roles since it became mainstream. I’m not just talking about jobs inside companies such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. An entire eco-system supports social media. So many jobs are now needed — and are flourishing — because social media exists. For the next couple of weeks, we’re exploring JUST two of these roles, starting with social media management.

August 20, 2020

It’s not a job for everyone. But if you’ve got the right disposition and the interest to learn the skill set, becoming a Facebook/Instagram Ad specialist can be a lucrative career opportunity to pursue.

August 27, 2020

These days, having an online presence is a requirement. The easiest way to do that is to have a website. And one of the most popular ways to have a website is through WordPress. Suffice it to say, lots of people are working in the WordPress ecosystem. We’re taking a peek on the work of a WordPress Designer.

September 3, 2020

Online communities have exploded in the last few years, giving rise to a need for someone to manage, facilitate, and coordinate community activities. In this episode, we explore the inner workings of the role of the Online Community Manager with help from Shannon Paris, Community Advocate at What Works.