Poll: Communicators wish they took a social media skills class in school

Advanced social media skills and public speaking are the top two classes communicators would take if they could go back to school, according to a new Ragan poll.

If you could go back to school, which class would help you most in your job today?

We posed this question to our Ragan.com LinkedIn group, and almost 300 communicators weighed in. Here’s a breakdown of the results:

Here’s why some readers voted the way they did:

“I voted for the advanced social media class because even though I use social media, I understand how it works and I understand the value, I don’t always know what is most effective,” ShannaLee Horvik said.

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