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Published: 2017-10-29   

Upgrade Your Digital Skills

As Deepak Chopra, the globally renowned speaker and writer on the mind and body, said, “social media is the next phase of humanity” because it connects us in ways that have not been available before.

As Deepak Chopra, the globally renowned speaker and writer on the mind and body, said, “social media is the next phase of humanity” because it connects us in ways that have not been available before.

Sa isang article na sinulat ni Lauren Riley, a Social Media Marketing Manager for Bubble Jobs, she highlighted that during your career, you might come to a point where you feel that your skills aren’t keeping up with the fast, ever-changing pace of the industry – and this is especially true in digital.

As Deepak Chopra, the globally renowned speaker and writer on the mind and body, said, “social media is the next phase of humanity” because it connects us in ways that have not been available before.

Everyone is trying to keep up with the speed of growth the digital age has embarked us on. To be competent at your job in today’s new world, you have to get yourself back up to speed.

Here are a few tips on how to upgrade your job skills.

  1. Take An Online Course
    Kung kailangan mong i-upgrade ang technical skills mo like coding or analytics at gusto mong
    magiong up-to-date, madami ang available online courses na pwede kang mag sign-up to brush up on your skills.

  2. Kung digital marketing side naman ang gusto mong i-explore, then maganda na i-try mo ang Chartered Institute of Marketing which offers good digital marketing courses na pwedeng online mo kunin and mayroon kang makukuhang recognised qualification pag natapos mo ang kurso.

  3. Magbasa ng mga Blogs
    Maglaan ka ng oras para magbasa ng industry blogs para alam mo ang changes or advances in your particular niche or sector, maari mong i-bookmark sa laptop o PC mo and sign up for their newsletters.

  4. Pwede mong mag-umpisang basahin ang TechCrunch, Moz and Social Media Examiner, pero maraming ibang magagandang blogs na pwede mo pang pagkunan ng madaming new ideas.

  5. Start An Out-Of-Work Project
    Isa pang mas effective na way to update your skills is to address the issue head-on and put your skills to practice.

  6. Pwede kang mag-try mag build ng a website using a new platform, mag set-up ng page on a new social platform, or gumamit ng new coding language. Explore and experiment using these tools on your own personal projects para madevelop mo ang digital skills mo.

    Pwede mo ring ilagay ang mga na-accomplish mong digital projects sa CV mo, brownie points dahil mapapakita mo na passionate ka in learning and making use of your talents.

  7. Attend Some Conferences
    Maraming useful digital conferences na pwede kang mag-participate. Not only are they full of great people you can network with, but they’re also a fantastic place to take part in workshops to develop your skills.

  8. For example, a social media conference might give you the opportunity to break off from the main conference and join a workshop all about how to increase your reach on LinkedIn, or you could even build a relationship with a Twitter influencer that you admire and glean some insight from them.

    A quick Google search will bring up all the conferences in your area, but also check out TedX conferences which take place all around the world.

So there we go, some tips on how to update your job skills when you’re feeling a little rusty. Do you agree with these tips or have any of your own?

Helpful Links:

http://www.business2community.com/strategy/4-ways-can-update-job-skills-01164115#IFF4IpTfgMZV6fAX.99

http://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Executive-upgrade-required-do-you-have-the-digital-skills-to-succeed-in-the-21st-century

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