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Technology is changing everything, therefore, how is going business and labor market to look like in the nearest decade? “Irish Independent” prepared 10 world professions on the basis of Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) report. EGFSN is a group of experts, who counsel the Irish government on the matters of labor market. They forecast the further need for data analysis and the skills that are connected with it. Moreover, they see a huge potential in so called “Sharing economy”, which is now being tested by startups like Uber or Airbnb.
- Garbage Cleaning Astronauts
There is a lot of garbage in space and they are dangerous for communication satellites. Scientists plan to start “Pac-Man” satellite, which will be cleaning and the specially trained astronauts should be ready in 5 years.
- Cybercrime Investigators
Because of cybercrimes a lot of companies and private persons already lost a lot of money, therefore, cybercrimes investigators are and will be needed.
- Virtual Assistant
A lot of companies fight to cut the expenses as much as possible and that is why the demand for virtual assistants, who provide online administrative and technical support for customers, will increase.
- Drone Air Traffic Controller
DHL drones already function on the islands of North Sea and other companies like Google or Amazon are preparing for making this step as well, therefore, controllers of drone air traffic will be needed soon.
- Photonics Engineer
Photonics is a development of electronics, which uses photons instead of electrons. Surgical instruments, computers for high-speed communications, and measurements of pollution – all will depend on photonics very soon and here is a place for photonics engineers.
- Tesla Car Designer
Tesla already has produced cars in accordance with sustainable transport, the next step are trucks.
- Data Analyst
Data collections are already huge and they will just grow bigger. Despite the innovated tools for analysis, the human factor is irreplaceable. Thanks to analysts companies are able to understand the gathered data and know how to make money out of it.
- Medical Data Analyst
Portable technological devices will have a huge influence on remote monitoring of patient’s health. Thanks to that health service will have more data, which will enable faster and more effective diagnose and treatment process.
- Calculation Pathologist
According to forecast until 2030 the amount of people with cancer will increase to 21,7 million, and the number of deaths to 13 million. The new proposal of fighting with this disease is so called “Calculation Pathology” (C-Path), which will analyze and assess the images connected with cancer; however, the human factor will be vital.
- “Sharing services” sector entrepreneurs
Businesses like Uber, Airbnb, Nimber or TaskRabbit will be changing the private sector of economy. Thanks to focusing on small services like cleaning, assembly or home repairs people will be able to make money way faster.
Do you agree with EGFSN? Or maybe, in your opinion, there will be more prominent business to invest in and professions that will be more needed then these 10?