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.
Season 4 starts on August 6th. Here’s what I’ve got in store for you!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.