Each industry is constantly influenced by external factors, including the economy and other critical developments. No matter whether young graduate or seasoned worker bee - everybody needs to take the evolving work environment into consideration. What are the hottest careers right now? Which career path should you venture on?
If you’re undecided about your career, you might want to look out for these industries that are about to make a splash in Singapore’s workforce in the near future:
The IT sector
Technological growth has come to its peak, with the growing pace of technology creating disruptions across all industries. New roles are created by the minute, while universities and technical institutions are already preparing candidates for roles that do not even exist today!
As the industry is set for an explosive growth in the years to come, job seekers can no longer escape from these changes and should think about how they can adapt to this new environment.
Find technology jobs here.
The hospitality sector
As the Singapore government continues to channel support towards this ever-growing sector, the country remains a melting pot for both traditional and emerging job opportunities. Especially with more and more high-end restaurants and hotels opening every year.
According to the latest new reports, the country has already seen an upward trend in visitor numbers in the first quarter of 2017, while demand for new hotels in Singapore remains rampant. This will likely translate to demands for talent across multiple hotel operations and backend roles in the years to come.
Find hospitality jobs here.
The healthcare sector
With a rising demand for support within the healthcare sector, and an ageing population, Singapore’s government has also channelled a proportion of the country’s budget towards growing Singapore’s healthcare sector.
This includes additional expenditure going towards grooming new healthcare professionals across multiple levels and skill sets, on-the-job training and upgrading of medical facilities to raise the attractiveness of working in this sectors. Doctors, nurses and practitioners - you’re wanted!
Find healthcare jobs here.
The early childhood education sector
While junior colleges and primary schools are merging, pre-schools are rapidly growing their footprint across the country, with up to 800 new jobs getting created every year until 2020.
Apart from early childhood educators, principals are also looking to fill backend roles, including cluster principals and centre managers, who will look after the day-to-day activities of childcare centres and provide a growth direction for the children.
Find education jobs here.