The State of the Social Media Job Market

    January 15, 2006
  has launched a new feature that enables you to chart the percentage of all jobs that mention a particular word

. You can have a lot of fun with this. Their PR rep, David Parmet, suggested I take a look at the trends in blog/podcast related skills. Here’s a snapshot…

After a big run-up early last year, the blog job market has stabilized it appears.

Meanwhile, demand for podcasting skills grew to Nasdaq-like proportions last year, only to crash near the end. Will the market return?

RSS job growth, meanwhile, has been steadily climbing. What the heck was going on in September?

Last but not least it looks like wikis is the place to be.

Steve Rubel is a PR strategist with nearly 16 years of public relations, marketing, journalism and communications experience. He currently serves as a Senior Vice President with Edelman, the largest independent global PR firm.

He authors the Micro Persuasion weblog, which tracks how blogs and participatory journalism are changing the public relations practice.