The world has been bearing the harsh winds of recession for quite some time now. Employment markets have been marred by the sluggish fiscal activities and industries have also witnessed a slow production rate. However, sad times stay temporarily and so is the recession. More than half of the world has freed itself or is striving to free itself from the recession while there are still some nations that have not gone up even by 1 per cent.
The bad condition of the job market and inability of the industries to offer secured jobs has given rise to high unemployment rate. This is a grave concern, elimination of which may take a lot of time and governmental steps.
Unemployment Rate 2014: A Snapshot of First Quarter
A statistical release for the first quarter of 2014, done by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, reveals that the unemployment rate is going down, albeit slow. Slow economic growth, political changes, sluggish performance by industrial sectors and skill gap are some of the prime reasons that hurdles the complete eradication of this grave problem of unemployment.
The data displayed youngsters of 16 years and above who have been the victims of the unfortunate unemployed status.
Courtesy: Bureau of Labor Statistics
If we see closely at the above data, then it can be jotted down that by end of May, the unemployment rate went down by a total of 0.4%, which is not a very good figure but motivating enough to expect a change.
But still there are reasons to smile and be happy as there are certain counted job roles that are secured and can thrive in any economic scenario. Moreover, they need a professional degree or certification and if there is a little experience in these job roles then you are definitely on a roll.
Here are the top 10 most secure jobs in the Global Inc:
Global Jobs 2014: Replete With Job Security & Satisfaction
1. Global Inc Auditors, Analysts, Finance Professionals
The credit should be given to ever-changing government policies and regulations that directly affect the industrial sectors, their remuneration as well as hiring trends and progressions. Therefore, organizations always have requirement of professionals who can keep a tab on changing economic facets, policies and company regulation to create white papers for the general mass and a compensation insight for the company itself. On a global platform, job vacancies in Finance and audit domain are available for fresh graduates as well as experienced professionals both.
2. Technology & System Automation Professionals
Information Technology was one unfortunate sector that was badly hit by the just passed-by recession. There was a chain of news in the air about heavy cost-cutting, lay-offs and what not. However, dynamic client needs and automation demands within different companies have never completely let the need of technology professionals diminish.
Education is the one of the safest sectors to go for a job opportunity as it remains unaffected from economic downturns or recession. During the time of turbulent global economy in the mid quarter of 2013, education was the only sector that remained sturdy and had jobs for interested professionals or career changers.
Another aspect that has placed the sector on an exclusive spot is the work-life balance the job offers and therefore, many corporate professionals are now moving towards getting employment in universities and education association.
4. Healthcare Professionals
Healthcare is another strong sector in the economy right now. As per experts’ opinion, the sector has been a consistent employment generator and is still reigning in the business. Medical students have opportunity to either join any recognized hospital or they get approvals from the respective state authorities to open up their own centers for practice.
Moreover, MNCs have their own separate medical departments for attending the medical exigencies of the employees and therefore, corporations require healthcare experts for such roles. So, in a nutshell, medical jobs will always be in continuous trend and bear any fiscal scenario.
5. Corporate Lawyers & Attorneys
Legal services is something that is been incorporated by organizations across the globe. Companies have now become client-oriented and every single action while dealing with them has to be fool-proof and in line with what is legally correct so demand of legal professionals will never go down and jobs for experienced or freshly graduated lawyers will remain in demand. So, feel safe career-wise if you are in the legal department of an organization or a lawyer by profession.
6. Engineering & Construction-Based High-Task Roles
World has now become a web sort of and people are connecting with each other on a high rate. Looking at the high global migration rate, it can be observed that professionals are now getting inclined towards moving to different countries for jobs and better standard of life. This has awakened a lot of interest in the construction companies and altogether the real estate domain to station better housing and commercial structures for people.
Owing to such rate of movement of people at the current moment, the construction & engineering jobs can be considered as one of the secured jobs with good pay in-hand.
7. Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist
A logistician is one professional whose requirement is present in almost all the industrial sector. So, there is no wonder that the demand for them is so great. So, if you are in Supply Chain department then you don’t have to worry as your demand as a Logistic Specialist is in high-requirement across the sectors in the entire Global Inc.
8. Customer Service Representatives & Client Engagement
Companies are now working on the dynamic demands of their client base and are tailoring services for their businesses to work properly. Now, to make sure that the services are functioning well at the client end and no issues stuck in between, every organization has now stationed its customer service wing that deals with client issues and concerns. Moreover, there is no professional degree specified for you to join the job role.
So, it doesn’t matter whether you are a technician or a finance graduate, if you have the speaking skills then you can be a part of this department. Owing to above reasons, the requirement of customer service representatives will never go-off the job market.
9. Writing & Scripting Jobs
This is one job, which is applicable to all the industries. Surprising it may seem, but companies roll out mailers, white papers and magazines that bespeak its history, product line and services for the general masses. Therefore, if you are planning to be a corporate writer then stay assured that you have the maximum job security in hand.
10. Human Resources
The importance of a human resource department can’t be overlooked as companies in good as well as bad times seek out for better and adjusting workforce. To bring in better people into the organization, a human resource (HR) department screens out candidacies, resumes and a series of documents so as to choose the apt one. Therefore, this is one job role that will never lose its importance hence possess maximum job security.