The development of technology has brought about new careers that many of us who were born in the 60s 70s and 80s wouldn’t have considered because they simply did not exist in the past. So, if you are in desperate need to change your career then you might want to consider the following careers because skilled and experienced people are hard to find in these sectors.
- Mobile App developer
With the rise of the mobile handsets, technology has seen a huge improvement. It was in the late 90s to early 2000s that the first content was sold on mobile and its started with ringtones, and now you can buy and sell just about anything. As a mobile app developer, you have the potential to create innovative ideas or trade your skills to build someone else’s idea and with 5g coming soon it is clear that mobile application industry is the future.
- Digital Marketing and Sales
Sales and marketing have always been around, I’d say the two are so fundamental, they are a critical cornerstone of commerce. With the increase in e-commerce, skill sets in the digital marketing and sales are in high demand. Products and services now need to be sold online and many companies are looking for digital marketers and sales representatives.
- Personal Brand Manager
Personal branding started thousands of years ago with kings and royalty at the forefront waving banners of their family crest, as time advanced personal branding was a service only for the elite, celebrities, politicians, CEOs and company owners. With technology improving and given the competitiveness of the job and career markets, it is a necessity to stand out ahead of the rest. A career in personal branding is not a bad idea with the market growing daily.
- Cloud computing specialist
the cloud computing environment has opened new doors of opportunity, with new software being launched every day you can easily be a champ of cloud-based software. There are now many SaaS (Software as a Service) platforms for projects, client and operational management available and companies are looking for individuals that can master these. If you are not afraid of fiddling with computer software, then give this option a try.
- YouTube content creators
Vloggers are making it big on the internet, some making millions of dollars a year. Over 300 hours of content gets uploaded every day on YouTube, and if you were to join the party, you have the option to literately talk about any subject; the trick is in producing interesting content and marketing your channel well. This is a great career to start as a hobby, but the industry can surely make you a millionaire.
- Drone operators
the recent boom in drone technology has opened in career opportunities, especially in the film and security industries. Movies, documentaries, music videos, corporate videos, security surveillance, even goods delivery are some of the new and exciting careers the drone industry has opened. This is also one of those careers you can first start as a hobby and later go pro.
- Solar Engineer
The energy industry is also constantly evolving and one of the big evolutions is in clean energy production, the world is moving towards renewable energy and new careers are starting to emerge, so if you are tired of your current industry and want to spice up your life then this is worth considering.
With persistence and the willingness to learn, you can change the path you are currently walking on and take a whole new direction, and because you are now more mature, it should be a fun journey to switch careers but, remember in some new industries the road is not yet paved so, you might have to clear the path to your own success.