Even 65 percent. children born after 2007 will work in professions that do not yet exist. Experts note that new technologies, even if they do not replace humans, will completely change the labor market. It is already estimated that one in three jobs created in the US in the last 25 years did not exist before.
The professions of the future are related to the IT industry, space technologies or robotics, but the future directions are also those focused on helping another person, such as medicine or psychology – says the professional advisor.
Graduates often ask me what profession to choose, in what profession they will earn well. Of course, finance is important, but I always try to explain that when choosing studies, they should be guided not only by the market demand for the profession, but also by their interests and passions. Such a decision is a great chance for professional success and life satisfaction.
Statistics show that in the last academic year, the most frequently chosen direction was computer science, which more than 42 thousand wanted to study. persons. On the management applied 27 thousand. people, psychology-22 thousand. people, and on the economy and law respectively 18 thousand. and $ 17,000. persons. A little less chose finance and accounting-16 thousand. people, automation and robotics-more than 15 thousand. people, construction and pedagogy-12 thousand. persons. In turn, the most besieged areas were pharmaceutical engineering (18 candidates per place) or engineering and data analysis (nearly 18 people).
It-related fields will always be forward-looking, as will those that combine multiple fields, such as automation, robotics and renewable energy. You can also expect a high demand for professions related to helping the other person, such as psychologist, psychoanalyst, psychiatrist. Of course, aviation, cosmonautics, engineering and medical fields will also be developed.
Experts have no doubt-new technologies are already changing the labor market. According to McKinsey in CA. 60%. of all occupations at least 30 percent. the operation is automated. In the future, most professions will change and more people will have to work with technology. Highly skilled workers will benefit. Even if robots do not replace humans in most positions, some professions simply cease to be right. In their place there will be new ones. World Economic Forum indicates that 65 percent. children born after 2007 will work in a profession that currently does not exist.
– An interesting and increasingly popular profession is UX designer, which is engaged in the design of new digital products, such as applications and online games. Such a person must have a strict knowledge of programming, but also the basics of computer graphics. Logical thinking and knowledge about cognitive psychology or cognitive science are necessary. As you can see, this is a direction for people who are versatile and able to combine different areas of knowledge.
The future also includes competitions related to cosmonautics. In the next few years, it will probably be possible to go on a trip to earth orbit, after which we will be guided by guides, and the whole trip will be tailored to individual needs.
– The new competitions are also about creating a new image on the web. And such a creator of a new image, which will help us to develop, and maybe even clean our CV so that it is attractive to our employer, can be extremely desirable in the labor market.
As the expert believes, it is not easy to predict which professions will definitely disappear. In the near future, cashiers and sellers may not be needed. Already now there are shops where, based on the recording of the camera, money is automatically withdrawn from the customer’s card without the participation of the seller. Such predictions should not, however, determine the choice of courses of study by graduates.