This week’s Twitter roundup recaps three trending topics that have caused quit a buzz: #cmgrchat, #SDCC, #TheBreakfastClub. Why should you, as a professional, keep hitting the refresh button on your Twitter feed? At first glance, it doesn’t seem as though these trending Twitter topics have much to do with career advice. However, after taking a closer look, you may be pleasantly surprised at the wisdom trending Twitter hashtags have to offer.
The Community for Community Managers hosts a weekly “tweet chat”, #cmgrchat (now under the Twitter handle @TheCmgr), to discuss all things social media. What exactly is a “community manager”? A community manager, in the social media sense, is a person who manages a brand’s social networks to optimize their online presence with its followers. Social media keeps like-minded professionals connected and engaged with a click of a button. In order to keep up with the latest and greatest in your line of work, seek out “tweet chats” on Twitter and/or groups on Facebook and LinkedIn to expand your professional knowledge and network base.
San Diego Comic-Con is in full effect this week and creating quite the buzz on Twitter. Social media is a breeding ground for people with similar interests and hobbies to form enormous worldwide networks with each other at the click of a button. This concept of networking on a worldwide level can be applied to professionals looking to expand their networks from local to national to international. The possibilities are endless, really. Take advantage of the vast opportunities to connect and build relationships with other professionals and brands worldwide.
Who doesn’t love this movie? It’s such a classic and so reminiscent of what high school was supposed to be like — the good, the bad, and the sappy love story. If you could go back to high school and recreate your future, would you still choose the college you decided to attend or the career you’re currently in? Decisions, decisions. If you aren’t in the career of your dreams, then hop on over to The PayScale Index to see what job category suits your needs.
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