Social Intelligence And New Media Literacy Essay

836 Words Dec 7th, 2016 4 Pages
As per Future skills 2020, a publication by the University of Pheonix, Institute for the Future (Davies, Fidler & Gorbis, 2011, p.1-13), Social Intelligence and New Media Literacy are highlighted as fundamental attributes and skills for my success in the field of marketing in the future.

As social intelligence already plays a key role in garnering attention, future key drivers such the Rise of Smart Machines and a Globally connected world will continue to propel this push. Social Intelligence will remain to be forefront for marketers in order to understand our customer’s needs and get our message out clearly and concisely, in hopes to build relationships with customers by capturing their attention and converting traffic to sales.

As the world moves forward, people are now living and working longer, and businesses are becoming more socially driven. New Media Literacy will play a pivotal role in my future success. Visually enhanced content, incorporating video and quality imagery will become progressively critical in reaching and capturing the attention of target audiences. As technology advances, consumer ability advances, so the need for employees to stay ahead of the game by becoming flexible learners throughout their careers will be paramount in the Marketing world.
(Metzger, 2011, p.13).

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