Jobs in High Demand Globally vs South Africa

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According to Forbes, MSN, and CNBC, these are generally the jobs in high demand globally;

  • Application Software Developer
  • Engineers and Construction Workers
  • Financial Advisor
  • Nurses, Doctors, and other Medical Practitioners
  • Psychologists
  • Accountants
  • Surveyors
  • Physical Therapist
  • Sales Executives

However, South Africa faces a different challenge. According to the Department of Higher Education’s National List of Occupations in High Demand: 2018, here are some of the most interesting highest in-demand jobs for SA.

  • General Manager Public Service
  • Farm Manager
  • Senior Government Official
  • Interactive and Direct Marketing Strategist
  • Wine Maker
  • Geomatician
  • Weapon Systems Mechanic
  • Shot Firer
  • Nuclear Power Plant Process Controller

Growing up some of these jobs were not an option but, it’s never too late to learn something new and seize the moment. I am particularly intrigued with the role of weapons system mechanic and I bet it pays well and job probably does not come with too much stress.

A senior government official is also not a bad idea if you love drama and politics, or if you want the peaceful life you can consider farm management or winemaking.

In simple, there are plenty of career options out there to choose from and the best career is one you enjoy.

Remember self-confidence can get you to places you never imagined, so build yours now, starting with your career branding.

Here are tips on creating a professional CV that will help you to get noticed and called for that interview.

Also check out this article that talks about 10 Jobs Facing Extinction and 10 Emerging Ones this should help you pick a job that won’t be replaced by a robot.

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