10 increasingly important careers in this new-gen
It is clear that the human race is now entering a new world- a world packed with numerous opportunities, ample possibilities, and broad career options. While Medicine and Engineering continue to explode with possibilities, there are other career options that are becoming important. Below is the list that has been put together after exploring job sites, online course popularity, reports from consulting firms and professors at leading job search sites.
1.Digital Media and Marketing Specialists
Social media leads the market today powered by digital content such as films, blogs, podcasts, and online events. Those who have a knack for watching, measuring, and leveraging online trends are highly valued by businesses across numerous industries.
2.Teachers, Professors, and Counselors:
With the opening up of new schools, universities, and courses being offered across the world, both online and offline the demand for educators and teachers across disciplines and levels has grown ranging from primary school teachers to professors, to education counselors who can help the students make sense of the course offered.
The upcoming new field is Data Analysts and it involves a lot more than just Maths. It is about insight into data through critical thinking and the why behind observed trends, which requires interdisciplinary skills to correlate diverse things such as the sales of smartphones with binge-watching. It is about data visualization that creates art and tells stories from observed data such as highlighting what emerging lingo means from millions of phone text transcripts. There is a growing space for writers, artists, psychologists, and people with liberal arts education.
Biotechnology is a highly interdisciplinary field that combines subjects like Biology with Medicine, Agriculture, Engineering, Statistics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, and even Computer Science which opens multiple career paths. Applied Research roles are in demand across food technology and pharmaceutical companies. Engineering roles in the field of medical equipment manufacturers, hospitals, diagnostic centers, and even clinics are in demand as are also biostatistics and bioinformatics roles in the field of clinical research organizations.
6.Digital Content Creators:
The unsung heroes of this pandemic, who have continuously provided the public with fresh content every day and provide an escape. But filmmakers, illustrators, writers, and animators can also visualize data, create product demonstrations, write compelling blogs, engage new and old clients and even educate millions through their content.
7.Product, Industrial, Architectural, and Interior designers:
There is an increasing demand for those who can design user-friendly and human-safe products using emerging technologies. With social distancing and Work From Home changing offices, homes, and shopping centers, a redesign of all spaces is imminent. There are jobs for those who love to work with visual-spatial creativity with technology.
8.Customer Success Managers:
Human skills never go out of fashion. Customer Success Managers work with clients to best use software or system, skilling them, helping them articulate their needs, and interfacing with technologists to customize offerings are in huge demand. As are people who can open and build new customer relationships or deepen existing ones.
Technology and creative skills are a deadly combination in this new gen. Like fashion, food, education, and medical advice move to apps and websites, the demand for those who can design interfaces of these applications and create fulfilling interactions between people and products or services is rising.
As companies plan their business strategies, they also need Human Resource professionals who can find and hire the best talent for the job and those who can re-skill and prepare existing and emerging leaders.