Peer into the Jobs of the Future

 

At the end of last year, LinkedIn released their third annual “Emerging Jobs report,” predicting the direction of new jobs in 2020 and beyond. Trends across the board include the need for AI, employees frequently relocating, and the increased demand for soft skills.

Check out a synopsis of the report HERE. The full U.S. report can be viewed HERE.

What does this mean for you?

No matter your major or field of interest, these changes affect your future! Ever-present AI may mean a change in the jobs you apply for. Be aware of jobs requiring travel and the price tag associated with living near your future workplace. Capitalize on your soft skills. All these these things should have you brainstorming about your potential career path: What knowledge and skills do you need? Who should you to talk to? What experience is relevant? Where you will live? Be proactive and start investigating now.

And of course, our coaches are here to help you each step of the way! Schedule an appointment in Handshake or by emailing cpd@mercy.edu.

One final plug – we HIGHLY RECOMMEND you create an LinkedIn account! The source for your professional network and industry news lies at your fingertips. Sign-up for a free account HERE.

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff