How technological advancement changed the world so fast is still a puzzle. I remember vividly that in 2006, Facebook was still in its infancy, twitter was just launched and nobody had iPhones. However, 12 years after the world is different, so is the work place. This article will focus on the top 7 jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago.
The widespread in the adoption of internet, smartphones, social media and other technologies in the past decade not only changed people’s lives. But also create a whole new world of job opportunities.
Below are 7 jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago. Apply for any one of them today and see the bright side of technological innovation.
Top 7 Jobs that Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago
#1 Social Media Manager
One of the jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago is social media manager. Some of the social media we have today were just coming up 10 years ago while others were still in the pipeline.
For instance, Facebook was founded in 2004, twitter was founded in 2006 and Instagram 2010. However, most organizations have dedicated personnel who manage their social media accounts.
#2 Mobile App Developer
Mobile app developer is among the juicy jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago. The emergence of smartphones in our society has created juicy job opportunities for Mobile App Developers.
In the present day society, we use our smartphones for almost everything. Ranging from email, to entertainment to the search for job. In view of this, most companies now have mobile apps, thus the need for mobile developer.
#3 Uber Driver
I hope you still remember, the days of yellow cab drivers. They were rude and very expensive. As a matter of fact, the drivers will talk to you anyhow and the most annoying part is that the car is always dirty.
However, Uber changed it all. With little money in your pocket, you can cruise a nice car with a polite driver. Guess what? most people now prefer using Uber taxi to their personal cars. Thus more Uber driver are recruited on daily basis.
#4 SEO Analyst
In case you forget, nobody heard about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) back in 2002. As a matter of fact, most search engines were still new in the industry.
Today, SEO analyst has become a major role in most Organizations. Their jobs is to ensure that online audiences can find their company’s contents via Organic search.
#5 Content Marketer
With the rise in social media, content marketing has become a crucial role in most companies around the world including Nigeria.
Irrespective of the size, location and industry a company operates, they will always need a content Marketer for their brand.
#6 YouTube Content Creators
With the emergence of YouTube, video blogging is now an active career for most people around the world. In fact, YouTube Content creators make millions of dollars from advertising, social media management and sponsorship deals.
Blogging is one of the most popular jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago. In 2002, nobody was talking about blogging and we all relied on Newspapers, radios and Television stations for news.
There are several successful bloggers in the country today. These bloggers have made Newspaper to be less popular as they are very proactive in discovering and delivering the latest news.