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Rising Stars Of Search In India

The trends in the job space have led to new, interesting job searches to trend in the past year

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Unemployment is at its lowest rate in years, and new technology is disrupting multiple industries. As a result, job seekers today are embarking on careers that will prove to be both rewarding and surprising, as new pathways open up and old ones take on different forms.

In addition, changing demographics are transforming the workforce while technological innovation is creating new jobs or altering old ones forever — and challenging traditional expectations about how work can or should be done. These trends in the job space have led to new, interesting job searches to trend in the past year, 2018.

Bidding big on the blockchain

Blockchain technology has become the new buzz word and many organizations are seeking professionals with the right skills to advance their blockchain assignments. Our studies indicate that ‘blockchain’ jobs witnessed an increase of 687 per cent in the past year. It reveals a significant increase in jobs related to the blockchain. This is indicative that there is huge competition in this industry and job seekers are looking at capitalizing this.  

Green jobs on the rise 

In the world of buzzing job opportunities, job seekers have come forward and shown a remarkable interest in the renewable energy sector. A growth of 35 per cent has been observed making the energy sector as one of the top 5 employment choices in 2018. Countries across the world are switching to clean energy and are making efforts to move towards a low-carbon economy. This has, in turn, created many new jobs opportunities in the renewable energy sector in India thus making the sector highly encouraging and exciting for job seekers.

AI, robotics soar high among seekers

There has been an increase of 164 per cent in AI related job searches and a 233 per cent increase in robotics related job searches in India. AI and robotics are redefining the entire world and are generating innovative and exciting job roles. This has led to a notable demand for professionals who understand robotics and AI, thus making it the most sought after jobs. 

These trends of 2018 are indicative of the shifts in the current job market. The labour market is an extension of the socioeconomic status of a country. Patterns of job search can highlight broader social trends and economic developments across various industrial sectors. New age technologies such as robotics, the blockchain, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity have been on the rise, as more and more companies are embracing a tech-assimilated future. The rising interest in alternative energy is also an indication of the fact that job seekers are seriously thinking about what the future holds for them, and preparing themselves to adapt to the constantly evolving economies of the future.

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Venkata Machavarapu

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