Ep39: Creating content online. Should you?

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses whether creating content online can either fuel or harm your corporate career. It’s important to be cautious about the content you share as it can impact your professional reputation and future job opportunities.



0:00 🔥 The rise of professional social media platforms like LinkedIn has led to an increase in content creation by professionals and service providers.

1:37 ⚠️ Sharing controversial content can harm your career by creating a negative perception among potential employers.

4:00 🔥 Creating content can fuel your career, especially if you are a solopreneur or in a senior position, as it helps establish thought leadership and showcases your expertise.

7:52 ⚠️ When creating content while working a 9 to 5 job, it’s important to limit the scope and avoid controversial topics to maintain a positive professional image.


Key Insights

🔥 Creating content on professional platforms like LinkedIn can help establish thought leadership and attract career opportunities.

⚠️ Sharing controversial content can harm your career by creating a negative perception among potential employers.

🔥 For solopreneurs and senior professionals, creating content can showcase expertise and drive attention to their personal brand.

⚠️ When creating content while working a corporate job, it’s important to be cautious and avoid controversial topics that may negatively impact your professional image.

🔥 Hiring managers often Google candidates before making a hiring decision, so it’s crucial to be mindful of the content you share online.

⚠️ Personal branding gurus may encourage controversial content, but it’s important to consider how it will impact your career in the long run.

🔥 Content creation can be beneficial for establishing thought leadership and attracting job opportunities, but it’s important to prioritize your own career goals and intentions.



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