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Supercharging your career with Social currency - OSCAFEST 2022.pdf

Supercharging your career with Social currency - OSCAFEST 2022.pdf

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A lot of people have been led to believe that social currency is about making noise on social media and less about doing good work.

This talk would go over the spectrum of social currency as it spans across both our public and private lives. And how we can make the most of it through the work we do.

A lot of people have been led to believe that social currency is about making noise on social media and less about doing good work.

This talk would go over the spectrum of social currency as it spans across both our public and private lives. And how we can make the most of it through the work we do.

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Supercharging your career with Social currency - OSCAFEST 2022.pdf

  1. 1. Supercharging your career with social currency Adewale Abati CodeSandbox @Ace_KYD
  2. 2. So what is social currency?
  3. 3. Open Source Festival 2022 Social Currency Social currency refers to the actual and potential resources from presence in social networks and communities, including both digital and offline. Wikipedia
  4. 4. A bit about me. - Interned at Hotels.ng - Freelanced for startups and other projects - Software engineer at a couple companies. - Developer Advocate at Ingressive, Flutterwave and now CodeSandbox. - Open sourcer. - YouTuber, Technical writer and public speaker. Adewale Abati CodeSandbox @Ace_KYD
  5. 5. Open Source Festival 2022 Forms of Social Currency This is an unofficial classification of social currency 1. Public (Digital) - social media, public speaking, technical writing etc. 2. Private (Offline) - direct collaborations, first hand experience, word of mouth
  6. 6. Exploring the public space social media, public speaking, technical writing etc This works basically like mass media. A lot of people can be reached, a lesser percentage can show interest, and even fewer can go out of their way to be comfortable enough to recommend.
  7. 7. How the private space works social media, public speaking, technical writing etc The private space leverages on direct interaction. Personal experiences and word of mouth go a long way. Less people are reached but the impressions left by these interactions have a larger impact.
  8. 8. Open Source Festival 2022 Bottomline Social currency in respect to your career is simply how people perceive the work you do - they’ve heard of you, they’ve seen you around, they’ve worked directly with you, they’ve found your work somewhere and they have opinions about it.
  9. 9. Public or private - the quality of the work you put in yields the returns.
  10. 10. Thank you! Adewale Abati CodeSandbox @Ace_KYD

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