The pandemic has changed the way people live and work. Unquestionably, the career landscape shifted significantly.
In LinkedIn’s Emerging Jobs Report 2019, AI specialists, robotic engineers, and cybersecurity experts were identified as the fastest-growing top executive job positions in the world.
In 2020, LinkedIn data from April to October revealed a new list of the fastest-growing job categories in 14 countries, including the Philippines.
The report also stated emerging jobs with the highest year-over-year growth rates in hiring.
In-Demand Top Executive Job Positions
1. Healthcare Workers
It’s not surprising to see healthcare workers on top of the list. The pandemic created this great need for doctors, nurses, and paramedics. Medical professionals or front liners are one of the top three emerging jobs in nine countries and rank first in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, and the United Arab Emirates.
Also, healthcare support staff, such as healthcare assistants, patient services coordinators, and home health aides were among the Top 10 fast-growing job categories in 12 countries and Southeast Asia.
With the COVID-19 situation, everyone needs healthcare workers in their systems. This pandemic shows the shortage of nurses not only in the United States but also on a global scale.
2. Content Specialists
The increasing demand for digital content creators is observed even before the pandemic. But the surging demand becomes more evident during this time when digitizing your business is a trend. Also, with the health and safety protocols that should be followed, many people have to work from home. This setup favors the rise of content specialists worldwide.
Digital content specialist or freelancer is the top emerging job category in India, Germany, and Southeast Asia. It’s also in the top ten in the other seven countries.
High demand positions in digital marketing include bloggers, podcasters, YouTubers, graphic designers, content writers and copywriters who help businesses grow in the changing environment of the business world.
3. E-commerce Experts
With many people restricted at home and made online shopping a habit, the roles needed in e-commerce have exploded. To deal with the changes brought about by COVID-19, many businesses have also turned to e-commerce.
In 2020, the global e-commerce growth rate reached 27.6%, and it is projected to hit 14.3% in 2021. In the US alone, e-commerce sales were expected to grow by 40.3% and reach $839.02 billion in sales in 2020. From January to October 2020, Amazon hired a total of 427,000 people. In July of the same year, the said e-commerce company started hiring 2,800 people a day.
This growth is the same in Southeast Asia and 11 of the 14 countries examined, where
drivers, supply chain specialists, package handlers, warehouse team leads, and other related roles are one of the top 10 fastest-growing job categories.
4. E-learning Tutors/Teachers
In this time of the pandemic, many students from preschool to graduate school moved to virtual classrooms or e-learning setups. This new normal in education generates a high demand for tutors and other educators to assist students and help them cope up.
In Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands, classroom teachers, professors, tutors, principals, and academic administrators are the top emerging job category. They are also among the top ten jobs in 11 other countries and Southeast Asia.
5. Business Development and Sales
The business environment has changed. That’s why business owners need new development and sales plan from people with great skills in sales management, strategic planning, and negotiation.
In eight countries and in Southeast Asia, business development and sales roles were among the top 10 fastest-growing job categories.
Top Executive Positions In Tahche
Tahche is hiring top executive job positions namely
- Research Assistant
- Salesforce HealthCloud Administrator
- Marketing Manager
- Client Service Associate
- Social Media Manager
- E-commerce Finance Manager
- SEO Digital Marketing Specialist
- Chief Marketing Officer
- Content Writer with Graphic Design Experience
For more job opportunities, please visit Tahche’s job list.