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Working for a Social Media Firm

According to this CNN News video, there are many job opportunities in the field of social media, from those well-known and well-established social media firms to startups. Just like any other businesses, social media firms need all kind of talents. One does not need to be a programmer or an IT expert in order to work for a social media firm. Then, regardless of a candidate’s background, what qualifications does a social media company look for?
  • Flexibility --- We discuss the importance of flexibility and adaptability at work before; Social media firms are not the exception.
  • Multi-tasking --- When an employee needs to be flexible at work and does a variety of tasks for a company, s/he had better to be multi-tasking and be able to execute different types of assignments well.
  • Collaborations --- We all know that “two heads is better than one.” Many big projects need to be accomplished by a “team.”
If you want to work for a social media firm, how would you demonstrate your qualifications in resume, cover letter, and during the job search process?

Relevant discussions:
Do You Want to Become a Social Media Officer?
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