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Top 8 Skills in Demand in the Job Market Right Now

Covid has made everyone reevaluate different aspects of their lives, and our current job and way of working is a big topic that keeps coming back. People find themselves wondering if this is really the job they want to do for the rest of their lives, and if their job even has meaning in the world we currently live in.

But a changing world also means changing opportunities. If you’re looking for a new way to develop your professional life, here are a few skills that are high in demand right now.

1. Coding and Software

Everything is digital these days. There’s not a thing out there that you can’t do with some sort of app, and this evolution has led to software coders being higher in demand than ever. The plus side is that coding is easy enough to learn yourself, so there’s no real need to take long and expensive classes to prove your worth.

2. Data Management

Sure, big data is nice, but what do you do with all those numbers? Data management skills allow you – well, your boss – to look at all those numbers and see where the problems and solutions lie. Translating the raw data to policy suggestions is a skill that everyone should have, since every company in the world can use it.

3. Algorithm Design

The biggest part of your internet experience in our current day and age is algorithms. A few lines of code that analyze what you’re interested in and basically change the cover of the internet, so you end up where you want to be faster. The downside is it takes you longer to get to completely new things, but who has time for that anyway?