At a time when the world is battling with the Coronavirus induced slowdown and amid reports of salary and job cuts, there are certain job roles that are still in high demand.
And the good news is that most of the skills related to these jobs can be learned online.
LinkedIn, the professional networking platform in a blog post has “identified 10 jobs that are in-demand in today’s economy and are well positioned to continue to grow in the future. These 10 jobs were identified as having the greatest number of job openings, have had steady growth over the past four years, pay a livable wage, and require skills that can be learned online.”
10 Most In-demand Jobs
- Software Developer
- Sales Representative
- Project Manager
- IT Administrator
- Customer Service Specialist
- Digital Marketer
- IT Support/Help Desk
- Data Analyst
- Financial Analyst
- Graphic Designer
As part of supporting job seekers in these tough times, Monster has come up with a number of initiatives. If you have been impacted by the pandemic, our COVID-19 Resources section offers career advice, support for finding the right job, and work-from-home jobs.
If you are looking for companies hiring amid Coronavirus pandemic click here. Those looking for ways on how to search for a job in COVID times, here are few job search tips that you can pay attention to:
- Upgrade your skills
- Ask for help
- Update your resume
- Keep your job search on
- Send clear signals
- Prepare for virtual interviews
Giving your resume a makeover should be the first thing that you can focus on. The idea is how to get your resume noticed in the tough times. Next comes how to prepare for online job interviews that have become an integral part of the hiring process post-COVID-19 outbreak.
No doubt that the times are tough but with patience and positivity, you can surmount these challenging times. The key lies in not giving up. And the most important part is to keep sharpening the saw.
And there are multiple platforms that offer both free and paid online courses to upgrade your skills. So much so, companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft have a number of courses that you can learn for free.
While the pandemic has affected a number of jobs, there are others such as work from home jobs, online careers and freelancing opportunities that have seen a sharp rise. Job seekers affected by the Coronavirus outbreak can explore these options.
For instance, you can look at career options such as affiliate marketing, content writing, blogging, graphic designing, vlogging and online teaching that you can work from home or a remote location with the internet connectivity.
While companies are doing their bit to help working professionals in the pandemic, we encourage job seekers to be positive and ask for help when required. We asked Priyanka Priyadarshni, Head HR, Monster APAC & Gulf about the common mistakes job seekers make when they lose their jobs and here’s what she had to say:
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