Americans hate to lose a war, period. In one view, the dying automotive industry is a war that we think we're losing. I don't believe we're losing anything, I believe we're progressing. Jobs moving overseas always sounds ominous, but people always ignore that we're creating new jobs right here in this nation that have never been heard before.
I i a laʻana ola o kēia. Fresh out of the Navy, my first job was an industrial electrician at a Newspaper. I stayed in the newspaper industry for a decade before I was pushed out, and I'm forever grateful. I wonder what would have happened if my superiors were hoʻolimalima ʻia and didn't need to change. Would I still be suffering in a dying industry?
Hōʻoia aku i ka Kahi kūlana Social Media Manager that's open at HP. They're looking for someone with a proven blogging record, a knowledge of Wikis a Twitter. They want to transform that person's knowledge and develop Key Performance Indicators for the business to monitor their social media strategy.
Ua neʻe ka hana ʻana i kahi kamepiula i waho i nā makahiki i hala aku nei ... ʻo nā kāne i nele i kā lākou hana ma waho e ʻimi nei i kahi hāʻawi lima mai ke Aupuni US? ʻAʻole, ua loli lākou i ke ʻaoʻao a ua hoʻohuli i kā lākou mau taleni mai ka hoʻolālā a me ka hana ʻana a hoʻoneʻe iā ia i ka hoʻomaka ʻana o ka ʻoihana a me ke akamai i ka Pūnaewele.
If our nation (and others) wish to remain at the forefront of leveraging technology, then we need to constantly be looking towards the future. We've done automobiles already… check it off the list and let it move to a country that is hungry to take it over. Meanwhile, our auto industry employees should be looking to the next challenge such as engineering and constructing alternative energy sources.
For ol' school marketers, it's time to move on folks! Begin educating yourself and your clients on the next opportunity – blogging, reputation management and social media are here – they aren't on the horizon. It's time to make the change, before you find yourself in line begging for a bailout.
Ma kahi leka ʻaoʻao, kudos iā HP no ka manaʻo e pono ana e hoʻomohala i kahi hoʻolālā pāʻina kaiaulu kūloko.