High Demand Jobs in the next 10 Years in South Africa. The coronavirus pandemic has had a major effect on employment in nearly every industry over the past few months. This was just an added element on top of the 4IR revolution in all spheres of the corporate world. However, the future of work is still looking pretty bright for medical and tech jobs.
The latest CareerJunction Index shows South Africa’s job market experienced a noticeable uptick in activity during June 2020, with job search activity up by 13%, while labour demand increased by 3%. According to Business Tech, Labour demand for professionals in marketing, warehousing & logistics as well as manufacturing & assembly are showing the first signs of recovery, the job search specialist said.
In the next 10 years, it’s highly likely you’ll be working in a job that doesn’t even exist as yet. Why? Because the world of work is evolving quickly, which means you have to figure out how to prepare for a future job role that’s impossible to predict.
10 Skills You Need for the Future of Work in South Africa
According to Forbes, the following skills will be very essential globally, including South Africa in the next 10 years and maybe beyond:
- Emotional intelligence (EQ)
- Analytical (critical) thinking
- Active learning with a growth mindset
- Judgment and decision making
- Interpersonal communication skills
- Leadership skills
- Diversity and cultural intelligence
- Technology skills
- Embracing change
At Career Times, we have put together list of Jobs/Careers that are gaining popularity based on the demand:
List of High Demand Jobs in the next 10 Years in South Africa
Digital Marketing Jobs
Environmental and Science
Health Sciences Jobs