The coming of the new year can insight conversations into new years’ resolutions, what our life and career goals are for the forthcoming year, and whether we’re going to ‘finally quit that job’ and move on. Well, we thought we’d give you a kickstart in your new year job search by providing the latest trends from the candidate-driven job market.
Within this article, we’ll discover the top 5 sectors and job roles that are in constant demand. Let’s dive in:
Catering and Hospitality:
The scope for Catering and Hospitality jobs is vast, from front and back-of-house positions in hotels, such as Maids, Chef de Parties, and Bartenders, to jobs as a Restaurant Manager. Offering entry-level and senior roles, to location-based positions, such as Catering and Hospitality jobs in London, Fish4 provides an expansive range of opportunities.
IT and Software Development:
IT and Software Development jobs retain their prominence on Fish4. The need for IT skills was heightened by the pandemic, with an increased work-from-home presence.
An attractive industry for job seekers, the need for talent is seen across a variety of sectors, from media, the public sector, travel and retail.
Presenting a range of roles, such as Software Development, Data Engineering, IT Sales and Web Design, the IT industry offers new starters a chance to learn and progress throughout their career.
Distribution & Warehouse:
Distribution and Warehouse jobs offer an excellent foot in the door. Warehouse operative jobs offer a strong path for progression, a varied role, and a chance to work on a flexible schedule.
Warehouse staff are in continuous demand. While a large range of industries struggled during the pandemic, the distribution sector grew, offering thousands of new jobs and re-assuring job security for warehouse staff.
Construction and Skilled Trades:
Construction and Skilled Trade jobs stay in demand despite economic uncertainty. The private housing, infrastructure and repair and maintenance sectors retain their importance, with talent being recruited to build homes, construct energy and transport infrastructure, and retrofit the built environment to help reduce costs for energy bills.
Joiners and Construction Managers continue to be sought-after roles, with technical skilled trades such as Electricians and Carpenters joining them.
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Health, Nursing & Social Care:
The medical field has seen great change over the past few years, with the pandemic acting as a driving force for staff shortages and existing challenges. Fish4 have a wide variety of medical roles on site, from carer jobs, support workers and healthcare assistants to mental health professionals.
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Discover your next role on Fish4Jobs. For more career advice, CV tips and interview skills, have a read of the Fish4 blog. We wish you the best of luck in your job search.