Even as an employee, you are ultimately responsible for your own career path. #contentchat
— Roselle Cronan (@MahoutMkt) October 28, 2019
Modern employers seem to mainly focus on free snacks or gym memberships as employee perks, but is that what employees actually want? Clear, documented career paths and development opportunities are often more desired in the workplace, but many employers neglect these areas. That’s why it’s on you to take charge of your career growth.
Whether you’re full-time in-house, a freelancer, or your own boss, this #ContentChat recap walks you through how to plan the next steps in your career. Answer the questions below and read our thoughts for ideas, tips, and examples.
Q1: What is your current #contentmarketing job, and how many years have you been working as a content marketer?
Our community members represent a range of experiences. We have folks who have been in the content marketing world since before it was called content marketing, pros who switched to marketing mid-career, students who are eager to start full-time work, and everyone in-between.
A1: I’m a content marketing consultant and run my own agency. I have been focused primarily on #B2B marketing for 20 years, with the past 12 years focused on content marketing. Started my career as a journalist. #ContentChat
— Erika Heald | Content Marketing Consultant (@SFerika) October 28, 2019
A1 I am currently a “content and social media marketer.” I wasn’t always called a content marketer, but I’ve been doing content marketing since September 10, 2001 (it was called “custom publishing” then). #contentchat
— Martin Lieberman (@martinlieberman) October 28, 2019
A1: My entire career has been around #contentmarketing that first started with print design then moved to digital – website design, email marketing, SMS marketing and promotional content on our branded website. Looking at 25 years. #ContentChat
— Bernie Fussenegger #Digital360Chat (@B2the7) October 28, 2019
Q1. I currently work as a content strategist for GreenRope Complete CRM. I’ve been here about six months and have been loving every minute of it, except training. I’ve been in the industry ever since I graduated college about a year and a half ago. #ContentChat
— GreenRope (@GreenRope) October 28, 2019
— John Cloonan (@johncloonan) October 28, 2019
A1. Freelance content strategist & writer, 20 years in #b2b marketing, 11 years focused on content, almost a lifetime as as a writer, including first career as journalist (print, radio, TV). #ContentChat https://t.co/d9q60Asvxh
— Carmen Hill (@carmenhill) October 28, 2019
same! A1: Currently content strategy @Autodesk, formerly @VMware and @Oracle 20+ years in b2b customer-facing content, previously @ziffdavis tech journalist back when computer magazines filled the newsstands… #ContentChat
— Rich Schwerin (@Greencognito) October 28, 2019