2021 Jobs on The Rise According to LinkedIn
According to LinkedIn’s 2021 Jobs on the Rise Report, experienced professionals in the medical, digital marketing, and engineering fields, will see an increased demand in hiring for specific skill sets. However, companies have also turned to remote workforces to accommodate and attract industry professionals in education, loan consulting, e-commerce, business, sales, and more.
We’ve outlined a few key takeaways from LinkedIn’s job report, including, advice for making yourself stand out in the job market.
What Industries Will Job Seekers See The Most Growth in 2021?
Medical, digital marketing, and remote-specific jobs will see the largest growth in the current market. It is no surprise that companies are seeking more professionals specifically in healthcare, hospitals, and even a need for additional manufacturing support for industries like medical device.
Top Jobs in Medical
Based on LinkedIn’s report, there are over 230,000 current job openings for medical professionals. Increased hiring in the following areas: healthcare supporting staff, nurses, and mental health professionals.
- Intensive Care Nurse
- Nurse Practitioner
- Medical Screeners
- Respiratory Therapist
- Pharmacy Technicians
- Healthcare Technicians
- Mental Health Counselor
- Mental Health Specialist
- View LinkedIn’s full job report here.
Top Jobs in the Digital Transformation
Technology-driven job opportunities continue to grow, with digital transformation seeing 150,000+ new job openings. Most businesses seek to stand out amongst their competitors, and this includes building and improving their digital resources, communication, and brand presence in competitive markets.
- Machine Learning Researcher/Machine Learning Engineer
- Artificial Intelligence Specialist
- Social Media Marketing Specialist
- Social Media Manager
- Digital Marketing Director
- Data Management Analyst/Scientist/Engineer
- Public Speaking
- UX Consultant/UX Design Specialist
- UX Researcher
- Back-End Developer
- Full Stack Engineer/Front-End Engineer
- Cloud Engineer
Popular industries within digital transformation include the following: artificial intelligence practitioners, digital marketing professionals, data science specialists, digital content creators, user experience professionals, and specialized engineers. View full LinkedIn report for top skills, locations, and additional job market information
Tops Jobs in Remote Work
The majority of companies that hired in 2020 adjusted in-office roles to “remote only” or “U.S-based remote.” And it appears that this trend has also made its way to 2021, providing that job candidates and hiring managers today are more flexible to the remote work environment.
Since companies and organizations throughout the United States are either moving to fully-remote or hybrid models, the demand for remote workers is steadily increasing. According to LinkedIn, we saw a 15% increase in job opportunities and “candidate job applications” for remote-specific roles in their desired industry.
- Teaching Assistant/Academic Tutor
- Middle School Teacher
- Curriculum Developer
- Loan Consultant/Mortgage Loan Officer
- E-commerce Coordinator
- Warehouse Team Lead
- Delivery Driver
- Strategic Advisor
- Inbound Sales Specialist
- Business Development Consultant
Moreover, growth opportunities for remote work include the following: education professionals, loan and mortgage experts, e-commerce professionals, business development and sales professionals, professional and personal coaches, diversity and inclusion experts.
View LinkedIn’s full job report with top skills, best job locations, and 2021 hiring trends.
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