No one knows for sure which workplace trends will stick or fade into irrelevance.
Yet, there’s a slew of clues as to which disciplines, tactics and business concerns are here to stay. But which ones are worth your time? What niches deserve more of your energy?
You can’t expect to become an expert in every aspect of the job. You can, however, certainly choose wisely by aligning with timely, top business objectives.
Key trends for comms pros to bone up on
Before we dive into these future-minded trends, it’s worth noting that even though everything’s changed, the core tenants of clear, concise and consistent communication remain the same. If anything, the written word has increased in importance—and will continue to do so. So don’t neglect your first love nor feel compelled to reinvent yourself in some grandiose manner.
Sure, learn new tricks. Get comfortable with cybersecurity basics and blockchain technology. Learn how to edit video and prepare as best you can for whatever the metaverse may bring. All of these things are coming and will, inevitably, get dumped onto your plate in some capacity.
Just remember that emotion-packed storytelling never goes out of style.