2021 Jobs That are in Demand

Forget about the stress of the past. Take a look at the 2021 Jobs That are in Demand and get your career started. Make this your year and get the in demand job for you.

Are  you looking for the 2021 Jobs That are in Demand? Then you have come to the right place. We have information on the top sectors that are hiring within South Africa. You can also find out where and how you can gain the skills needed. 

Jobs in Demand in 2021 South Africa 

Worried that you won’t have a job due to the pandemic? Fear not, there are many industries within South Africa that are hiring. All you have to do is find an industry that works for you and gain the skills needed for the job.   

Technology 

Are you interested in technology and job security? Find a job in the technology industry. You can look forward to a variety of job opportunities:

  • Cloud computing
  • Artificial Intelligence and machine learning
  • Data scientist
  • Robotics and process automation
  • Cybersecurity

Sales and Marketing 

Sales and marketing is a growing industry with great growth potential. You can easily start at an entry level position and work your way up: 

  • Technical sales manager
  • Digital marketing manager 
  • E-commerce manager
  • Regional key account manager
  • Head of sales and marketing
A young woman sitting in front of her laptop looking at 2021 Jobs That are in Demand.

Human Resources

Human Resources is an important function of any business. You won’t have to worry about retrenchment in this position.

  • HR manager
  • HR officer
  • HR director
  • In-house talent acquisition specialist
  • HR and payroll manager

Finance and Accounting

If you enjoy working with numbers and would like the opportunity to work in any industry, then a career in finance and accounting might be for you.

  • Commercial finance manager/controller
  • Tax
  • Finance manager
  • Head of finance
  • Accountant

How to Gain the Skills Needed

Having a passion or talent for a job isn’t enough. You also need skills. Get the skills you need by taking a look at your options. 

Studying 

Gain the skills and knowledge you need by furthering your education. You can do a variety of courses. This includes short coursesdiploma or even degree programs. Make sure to research the college before and study at an accredited institution. 

Internships 

Many companies offer internships. This helps you get training and first-hand experience of the job. Internships are also an opportunity to put your knowledge in action and allows you to get a feel of what you will be doing.

Volunteering 

Volunteering is a way to give back to your community and gain skills. You might not get paid for the work you do but there isn’t a price tag on the skills you will gain.  You can also add volunteering to your CV.

Work With a Mentor

A mentor is someone who is a professional in the industry you are interested in. Having a mentor gives you an inside perspective on the day to day processes of your job. Mentors are also around to motivate you. 

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Last Updated: May 28, 2021

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