Like most industries, the best job candidates never stop learning. And if we learned anything from the ongoing pandemic, it’s to expect the unexpected. You’ll never know when you’ll want to pivot your career or even go for a promotion that will require a specific skill set. This blog will uncover four tech skill sets you should look into learning and why!
Data Analytics and Data Science
Most recently, we have seen Facebook in the hot seat for, that’s right, user data. The government and big tech have been collecting data from us for decades, but have you ever asked yourselves why? Organizations use our data to make decisions based on facts and trends, so data scientists are needed to answer questions and solve problems within industries. This upcoming year, you can expect to see more job openings for data analysts and scientists because companies are looking to get the help they need to grow and overcome the obstacles curated by the pandemic.
For years the idea of Artificial Intelligence (AI) taking over jobs has been touted around. McKinsey’s Global Survey on artificial intelligence reported that 50% of their respondents adopted AI in at least one business function. In the same survey, McKinsey found that their respondents showed an increase in revenue because of their AI adoption, which makes sense as to why they predict more companies will be looking for AI experts to join their team.
Software developers created that app that you’re always on or that program that simplifies your workflows. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that software developer jobs will increase by 21% by 2028 and application developer jobs by 28%. This is no surprise because every day, our world becomes more digitized. Coding, in particular, is on the rise, and it is an important technology skill to have even if you’re just a beginner, and no, your days on Myspace do not count as coding experience.
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Since the pandemic, the digital world has seen rapid growth, and there’s no telling when it will slow down. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are on the internet and are continuously coming up with new tactics to obtain sensitive data. Giant corporations such as Marriott International, Yahoo, and even the government have struggled with cybersecurity. The unsettling fact is that as cybercriminals get more confident, the need for cybersecurity professionals will grow.
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