My parents are amazing and hugely supportive people, but one of the things that puzzle them is why I insist on immersing myself with all things social media when any other professions such as publishing or journalism might better suit my qualifications (English Lit. MA – don’t-choo-know).
Their [understandable] concerns are that the social media industry: might be a phase/ won’t provide a great income/ does not require my post-graduate degree / is a waste of my education/ is exhausting and stressful/ means never sleeping/ means relying on coffee for all bodily sustenance etc etc
What I’m asking for is – if you work in or with social media – to articulate the benefits of working in the industry. I know there are many, but I’d love to hear of your own experiences.
Maybe then my parents will stop threatening to disinherit me…;)
Complete the sentence (in a parent-appeasing way).
Working in the social media industry is a sensible career move because: