Ritika is the Brand Communications Manager at Udacity and is passionate about bringing inspirational student stories to light. When not talking to the amazing Udacity students, she can be found reading an article or watching a video on the internet.
Do you remember when social media was considered a flash in the pan? Or a passing trend? Now, a strategic social media strategy is vital to businesses — both large and small — and can drive significant brand lift and ultimately conversions for a company. This increased focus has resulted in a spike in the demand for social media marketing professionals.
Though social media has been around for more than a decade it has evolved to become a legitimate business communication tool.
In today’s data-driven business world, there’s an increased appetite among organizations to hire business analytics professionals. So if you’re looking for a job in analytics, now is the best time to grab a business analytics internship.
A lot can change in a decade. Ask anyone who works in the digital marketing and social media marketing space. Social media started out as a mode of communication that most businesses were wary of using. But today, it’s one of the strongest tactics in any digital marketing strategy – not to mention it’s responsible for making (or breaking) online trust and reputation.
In the last few years, this channel of marketing has grown from a “nice-to-have” to a “must-have.” In fact, the field has seen salary increases, especially in the last decade — making this a highly competitive occupation.
You’ve heard the acronym — SEO — but is it really important to the success of your marketing efforts? Consider this: Most of your digital marketing efforts are tied to increasing the discoverability of your website and moving a consumer down the conversion funnel.
With that said, it’s important to learn SEO and make sure you know more than enough to be dangerous. As a marketing professional, it’s your responsibility to understand where to invest marketing budget and time to improve your SEO efforts so that you can ensure that you are reaching potential customers.
For 26-year-old Deepashree Gurumurthy, the current pandemic posed great challenges to her career. After working as a Computer Vision Engineer for three years in Boston — like millions of others — she lost her job due to the adverse impact of COVID-19 on the oil sector.
What did she do next? “I felt it would be a great time to get back to my basics with a quick review of my learning,” she said.
The Software engineer role is one of the most sought after job titles in the IT and tech industry. The growth prospects and lucrative software engineer salaries make it an attractive career option. With an average base annual salary of $92,046, software engineering is increasingly in-demand and a highly desirable career path.
According to a report by Evans Data Corporation, there were approximately 23.9 million software developers in the world in 2018. The number reached 26.4 million in 2019 and is projected to grow by 28.7 million by 2024.