I get excited when I hear about cool new career opportunities, so I wanted to tell you about the app developer panel I went to last week.
Yes, an app developer & mobile tech panel. I’m no techie, but while moderating the panel on mobile tech and innovation I was amazed at how much opportunity and demand there is for careers that people may not have thought of.
Take, for example, the woman who approached me and said “I’m really good at math”
And that’s where people get stuck. They have a skill that they are good at and enjoy, but aren’t sure how to map that to an actual job.
I suggested that this woman to explore and consider analytical jobs.
What do I mean by analytical?
There is so much information available in the world today that, frankly, it’s scary.
Which means that lots of companies are looking for people to make sense of it all. They need statistical experts, people who can understand the google analytics results, and employees who can use the tools to drive business decisions from this mountain of data.
When I work with clients, the first thing we do is identify their skills they are passionate about and do some research on good potential jobs that use those skills.
Here are five jobs that are worth considering:
In the next blog post I’ll share some ideas for jobs for people who love poetry and have good story telling skills.
“Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.” – Henry Steele Commager (1902-1998) American Historian
Make it a great one!