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SXSW Interactive 2013

Hiring For The Changing Web

Companies are now hiring for jobs that have never existed before. Just as challenging as it is for employers to describe new online jobs, equally as difficult is finding candidates that fit the bill.

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Takeaways

  1. What are the new skill sets and experience that are required in a purely digital role?
  2. How can we accurately describe this new role that is no longer just journalist, editor, social media and everything in between?
  3. How do you teach online fluency and how should the education system evolve with the industry?
  4. Is an employee’s social media presence the new hallway etiquette?
  5. Would you hire someone that you think is annoying on Twitter?

Speakers

Organizer

Doree Shafrir, Executive Editor, BuzzFeed

Meta Information:

  • Tags: hiring, journalism
  • Event: Interactive
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Work and Career
  • Level: Advanced
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