Certain jobs have grown annually over the past 5 years. Here are some of the most in-demand jobs this 2020:
Commercial Drone Pilots
You have probably seen movies or tv shows that show beautiful landscape or cityscape shots. Back then, these were only possible if you were shooting from a helicopter. Now, aerial shots can be done by professional drone pilots.
Commercial drone pilots also get hired by companies and creative agencies for their marketing and advertising needs. They take both aerial photography and videography, depending on the business requirements.
Social Media Managers
Businesses use social media to spread the word about their product or service, build their brand, reach customers, generate sales, study their market, and watch their competitors.
Social media managers help businesses by consistently publishing content to reach out to their target audience. They make sure that the company is well presented on online platforms. They also build campaigns and study insights to meet company goals.
Data is important to any kind of business, but how can it be turned into something that makes sense and is easy to understand? Companies have a growing need for data scientists to help them gather and analyze data. Data scientists turn raw data into insights.
Technology may be fast-changing, but data scientists can see patterns in complex data. They provide valuable information to companies to help them solve problems and make business decisions.
Physical therapists are highly-skilled health care professionals. They are more in demand because of the overall increase in life expectancy for humans. Physical therapists are trained to help people. Especially, the elderly. They help them with pain management and mobility and movement. Physical therapists also help people recover from injuries, prevent new injuries, and avoid surgery, if possible.
They can work in hospitals, private clinics, nursing homes, and in the homes of their patients. They work closely with other medical professionals, like surgeons and other physicians.
Mental Health Counselors
Mental health counselors are in demand, due to an increasing need for mental health care. They help assess and diagnose patients. They also create treatment plans.
They are professionally trained to support the recovery of patients in psychological distress.
Mental health counselors can be found in university clinics, hospitals, health centers, businesses, government agencies, and even on online platforms.
There is an increasing demand for event planners, both by businesses and individuals. Event planning can be stressful and time-consuming. It needs attention to every detail.
Event planners are highly skilled in planning, coordination, organization, multi-tasking, people skills, and execution. They take care of everything. Starting with the sourcing of suppliers, until the day of the event itself.
There are a lot of events that need professional event planners. To name a few examples; there are weddings, concerts, business launches, corporate events, bazaars, and conferences.
Technology is needed in a lot of business operations. Software developers create and design programs. They also maintain systems needed by businesses.
Software developers also create apps and games. Their skills include programming and coding. They are creative and highly skilled in problem-solving.
They can be found in different businesses, such as food and beverage, computer manufacturers, gaming companies, government agencies, universities, colleges, and startups.
Picking one of these jobs can set you up for success in 2020. Take your career to the next level and see if one of these jobs is the right fit for you. (See Related: How to Prepare for a Job Interview)