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Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Joshua Waldman

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Chapter 20

(Almost) Ten Ways to Stay Up-to-Date with Social Media Changes

In This Chapter

arrow Getting your hands on social media news

arrow Finding local technology clubs and events to network at

arrow Following social media movers and shakers on Twitter

Staying up-to-speed with social media can be frustrating, even for people who work in the industry. New technologies are emerging every week, and existing companies are merging, splitting, and adapting quickly. As a job seeker, you certainly don’t need to be on top of the very latest, but knowing what’s out there can help you find new and creative ways to manage your career. Following are (almost) ten ways to make sure you aren’t the last to know about a new tool or development in the world of social media.

Read Social Media News Sites

Following and reading all the various sources of information about social media companies (think company-owned blogs, press releases, case studies, and technical releases) can be a real waste of time, especially if you don’t work in that field. Lucky for you, writers and analysts summarize and comment on these updates on relatively few news sites. Scanning the following sites on a weekly or monthly basis keeps you ...

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