Technological advancements and the “digital workplace” affect everything about how young professionals and seasoned job seekers mold their future career paths.
From traditional industries like finance or retail to flexible jobs at startups, today’s career landscape looks drastically different than it did even as few as ten years ago. While technology is fundamentally changing the nature of many jobs, it’s making others nearly obsolete and, on the other end of the spectrum, creating new and interesting fields that are slowly emerging as highly coveted, lucrative career goldmines.
A number of trends are on the rise, including a focus on STEM and big data, careers that centre around sustainability, and remote work. Below, reed.co.uk share a few truths about the modern career path and how its evolved over the course of the past decade.