The workplace is changing rapidly both globally and locally, as markets become increasingly interconnected and industries transform rapidly. No matter if recent graduate or experienced worker - everybody needs to keep an eye on how their chosen career path is going to develop in the future.
We took a closer look at five career paths that will continue to be in demand in the coming years.
EngineeringWith technology constantly advancing, engineers are in constant demand be it mechanical, aeronautical or chemical engineering. As entire industries move towards automation, engineers are needed to facilitate this change.
If you excel at logical thinking and love solving extremely complex problems, a career in this field might be in the cards for you. Generally, there are two main ways to becoming an engineer - either by graduating with an engineering degree or through years of industry experience.
Check out these engineering positions to see if they match your profile.
Healthcare professionalBesides offering a recession-proof career prospect, the healthcare sector is on the rise, having almost doubled in the last years. With an ageing population, there is always a need for healthcare professionals ranging from nurses and pharmacists to doctors and other medical workers. Embarking on a journey into this industry is worth a consideration.
Offering many points of entry, the healthcare industry is welcoming both mid-careers switchers as well as medical graduates.
Check out these healthcare positions to see if this career path is for you.
Human resources managerThis might not be an obvious path, but excellent HR managers will become increasingly valuable in the next decade. As industries grow complex and positions become more niche, companies are finding it harder and harder to source and retain the right talent that matches a particular job.
Being a successful HR manager requires excellent communications and people skills, with an attractive remuneration offered for mid and senior level HR professionals. Do you find it easy to spot people’s strength and weaknesses - while getting the best out of them? Then there might just be a natural HR manager hidden inside of you.
Check out these positions in HR and see whether you are made for it.
Business managementMoving your career down the business management track, you are about to open a manifold of possibilities across industries. No matter if one is a consultant at a multinational, a project leader at a startup or anything in between - business managers are in demand.
If you consider yourself an organised person who doesn’t leave any loose ends hanging, you might have what it takes to become an efficient business manager. However, don't be fooled by all the glory, as your job will include plenty of multi-tasking and leadership skills.
Check out these business manager positions and find out if this can be your future.
IT developerTalking about being in demand, web, app and tech developers are probably the most sought-after talent in Malaysia. As entire industries are digitising, a career in IT development offers possibilities in nearly every field - ranging from healthcare and manufacturing to finance and advertising.
Being a very skill-driven career path, age and experience are not always the most important hiring factors. No matter if young graduate or career switcher, as long as you have the relevant skills, you will stand a good chance to land a job as an IT developer.
Check out these jobs in IT and you might find your new job.