Social media has provided Senior Executives and Business Leaders alike with a variety of tools and platforms with which to achieve a number of key goals. Whether it be to increase their networking capabilities, search for a new international position, or just manage their on-going executive careers, social media provides business professionals with new ways to interact with the world around them like never before.
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What can social media do for your executive career management?
These tools, which include the likes of Twitter, LinkedIn and blogging platforms (such as WordPress, Blogger and Medium) are not particularly new to the scene, however the adoption of them by business professionals has become more relevant than ever. This is best highlighted by the top CEOs in the Middle East who have
utilised social media tools as part of their networking regime.
Networking isn’t just about connecting you with a large audience, but it’s about connecting you with a targeted and reputable audience, one that wants to listen and be listened to. In today’s world it is essential to be able to connect with these individuals, from different geographical locations, in as simple and easy a way as possible – that’s exactly where tools such as Twitter and LinkedIn come into play as powerful networking tools.
With a clear understanding of what each social media tool can do for you and how it can help you to progress in your career is the first step to knowing how you can utilise them in your day-to-day personal and professional life. The second step is realising how just a small amount of time each day can allow you to achieve your professional goals.
Make sure you’re ready to to take your career to CEO level and succeed. Sign up to the CI Executive Career Management programme and get access to a Career Coach to guide and coach you through your journey to board level. Also don’t forget to keep a lookout for the top roles that become available in emerging markets.