With the global recession's lingering impact, looking for a job has proven to be challenging for some. Waves of layoffs looming over workers at many big companies show that the recession has contributed to the recent diminishing job opportunities, among others.
In most cases, cost efficiencies are always cited as why these companies feel the need to announce job cuts. Obviously, the measures have led to an increase in laid-off workers.
Be that as it may, job opportunities are on the rise these days, thanks to the recent developments in digital technology. Job hunters, however, have become increasingly competitive, and technology skills are among the requirements for these jobs.
Moreover, with the ever-increasing streams of online information mediated by numerous digital platforms, companies have recognized that to stand out from the crowd, conventional methods are becoming things of the past. On top of that, creativity should also be thrown into the mix when making the most of these channels.
That is why talents who are able to navigate the digital industries skillfully are in great demand. For companies, the goal is clear: to beat the competition and, therefore, to achieve the established targets.
There is no doubt that despite the recent downturn, many companies are offering jobs for a wide range of positions, which are inevitably related to digital technology products prompted by these technological advancements.
It is important, therefore, to hone your skills in this department, given that 2023 has brought along with it numerous job opportunities, from jobs in marketing and content creation, to web development positions. Here are some of them.
More and more companies are looking for software engineers to develop and manage their apps and systems. In addition to developing software, software engineers will be responsible for evaluating it. Since companies these days run on a set of applications and systems and digital technology keeps on evolving,
this job is very likely to have a high level of job security down the road, and that is why the demand for software engineers will continue to exist.
With today's thriving e-commerce business, this job is also in high demand. UI/UX designers are hired to bring excellent user interfaces (UIs) and delightful user experiences (UX) to companies' digital products.
A UI designer will be responsible for designing the visuals of the company's digital products, whereas a UX designer is tasked with designing both user interactions with the digital products and user flows to fit what users need and expect from these products,
giving the most convenient way to users when accessing them. With user-friendly interfaces and user experience, companies are on track to rake in more sales.
According to a source, data analyst jobs will be continuously sought after until at least 2030, given that data have long (and still) been used to drive business growth by companies across many industries.
In general, this job requires data-related skills, such as analysis, modeling, visualization, and documentation, and other skills, including math, statistics, and basic skills in coding (Java or Python).
The Digital Era also means higher demand for high-quality online content, which in turn drives content creation to thrive.
The rise of content creation can also be credited to the emergence of social media platforms, which provide easy access to a wide range of information and entertainment. Think Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.
The continuous increase has also followed the growth in internet users in social media usage.
With that in mind, the platforms have become an alternative for companies looking for a channel to promote their products. That is why talents who can create engaging promotional content are in demand.
This popular job looks more promising as more companies are doubling down on their marketing efforts on digital platforms to boost their audience engagement.
Apart from its main focus on marketing efforts, digital marketing actually also includes other kinds of related activities, such as search engine optimization (SEO) and the development of social media strategies.
Those are some of the most sought-after jobs of 2023. Before applying for a job, make sure that you have the required skills
so you can contribute to the company's efforts in bringing innovations to achieve its missions and vision. Innovation is important for a company, and it could not be more true for a company like PT Serasi Autoraya (SERA).
Founded on March 22, 1990, it has become the leader in Indonesia's transportation and logistics industry. Every year, this Astra Group's company welcomes new members to fill various positions at the company.
SERA continuously provides opportunities for individuals qualified for positions at the company and its subsidiaries.