Why is social media expertise becoming so key within businesses?

We all know what a huge impact social media has had since it came to prominence some years ago. The big platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have grown at a colossal rate and have billions of users between them all now. It is not just our personal lives where social media has become central though – the business world makes just as much use of it now to share company news, connect with new customers or engage with current ones.

Pretty much any business worth its salt will have accounts on the relevant social media sites that its customers use. What this means for anyone looking at moving into office or admin work is that social media training is essential. Most office jobs now will include this work as part of any role, and you could be asked to take full responsibility for managing social media accounts, for example. You may also be asked to step in if someone who normally does it leaves or is off sick.

Getting the right training is key 

If you are not a whizz on social media yet, do not worry. Studying on a relevant office admin course at college will give you all the knowledge you need in this area. Following a course like this will also fully prepare you for all other aspects of office-based admin work. By the time you finish, you will be armed with a recognized qualification and a full set of admin skills to impress potential employers.

If you are already working, do not think that this is out of reach either. Many colleges now offer online or part-time courses to make it easy for adults to pick up the extra skills they require. Bryant & Stratton College is a well-known name for this – to request information on the office administration course it runs, visit its website today.

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