Careers expected to be in-demand in the aftermath of COVID-19
- 1st October 2020
- Education and careers
We’re all experiencing trying circumstances and significant challenges. Although the situation is returning to normalcy in many countries, the job market is still sluggish in its recovery so the best thing to do is upskill for future job opportunities. It’s also essential to be aware of promising career fields when you look at different re-skilling options. Read on to explore some vital professional areas that are expected to have an increased number of career prospects in the aftermath of the pandemic.
The world is currently witnessing a surge of new internet users across all age groups who are susceptible to data breaches like phishing and skimming. Current increases in internet usage by new and small companies are also perfect breeding grounds for cybercrimes.
Therefore, you can expect a boom in the cybersecurity field in the near future which will generate great demand for skilled professionals, and gaining qualifications in this area can help you take advantage of this.
The London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) in Singapore offers a wide range of courses in security and intelligence, ranging from Internet Open Source Investigation to Cybersecurity for Managers. These programmes can provide you with the essential skills to protect your company from cyberattacks.
Logistics and Supply Chain
The logistics and supply chain industry has been critical in helping countries overcome the effects of the pandemic. For instance, the sector made it possible for medical personnel in the US to get access to PPE kits produced in Asian countries. Regional supply chain companies have also ensured that grocery stores are stocked with essential items.
The Singapore Freight and Logistics Report of 2020 predicts a significant increase in the size and value of the global supply chain industry. Another report by PR Newswire predicts the Asia Pacific region to increase its market share in the logistics industry - this could mean a surge in jobs in Singapore in the near future.
We offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Our programmes can help you understand the dynamic nature of the global supply chain and equip you with the relevant expertise to handle logistics issues.
Accounting and Bookkeeping
During the pandemic, many companies had to change their modus operandi in-line with the new rules and regulations set by governments. This, in turn, increased the demand for qualified accountants and bookkeepers in the market to help businesses maintain positive cash flows.
A recruitment firm, Hays, conducted a survey that placed financial accounting and budgeting among the top three priority positions right now. A simple internet search for accountancy jobs for ACCA professionals shows more than 3,000 relevant roles in Singapore and South Asia.
We offer a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting and Finance which is designed and awarded by the UK-based, University of Greenwich (UoG). This CIMA and ACCA accredited degree can help you explore different career prospects within the accounting field. You can also top-up your knowledge with the ACCA online course.
If there was ever a time for digital marketing to shine, it’s now. As more people spend time on the internet, they consume more content such as videos, blogs, social media posts, banners and emails.
Digital marketing agencies have become the most prominent allies for businesses looking to expand their operations. You can pursue a Digital Marketing course to prepare for the surge in this area that will occur soon.
LSBF in Singapore offers relevant programmes in most of the disciplines mentioned above. Other than developing the required skills and expertise, we also provide useful career services like resume writing classes and field trips to help you secure your dream job as well as on-campus career fairs and workshops on job search strategies and internships to provide extra help for those searching for suitable career options. Click here to check out the career and employability services offered by us.