It's only 2016 but right now, maybe you're thinking about 2025. It's a good thing you're thinking about the future. Consider the skills you'll need to prepare in order to get these jobs.
The World Economic Forum's 2016 report, The Future of Jobs, estimates that 5 million jobs will be lost to automation by 2020 and it's not going to stop. Jobs that once seemed like "safe bets"-office workers and administrative personnel, manufacturing, and even law will be hit hardest as robots begin taking over the world.
The industry, technology, advancement and work-life itself is continuously changing and fast. To help you realize what you need to consider and prepare for in the future, FastCompany was able to compile the hottest jobs that are going to make 2025 huge.
Here are the hottest job categories that will give you a head start in becoming marketable:
TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTATIONAL THINKING
Software developer jobs and computer systems analyst jobs will increase by 2024. Market research analyst and marketing specialist jobs, which require analytical skills, will make the top list.
Healthcare sectors will rise and care-giving will top the list. Hot fields including medical technicians, physical therapists, and workplace ergonomics experts will rise. Veterinarians will also be in demand. Jobs related to caregiving, such as medical secretaries and assistants will also be in high demand. Home health aide jobs are expected to grow higher.
SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE AND NEW MEDIA LITERACY
Sales and related jobs are one of the top five growth areas worldwide.Retail, customer-facing sectors and other sales reps, marketing specialists, and customer service reps are each projected to grow between 6.4% and 18.6%.
Teachers and trainers are still wanted as education and training is crucial.
ADAPTABILITY AND BUSINESS ACUMEN
Management analysts, accountants and auditors will experience double-digit growth through 2024.