There has been a lot of talk about jobs that have disappeared, never to return again. But as well-paid manufacturing positions evaporate, travel agents go virtual and video store managers are replaced by Netflix, opportunities are popping up in newly created fields. Let’s have a look at 10 such new job titles.
1) Nursing Informatics Analyst – So you thought being a doctor is the only cool thing to do in medicine? Think again. Introducing the Nursing Informatics Analyst, who is responsible for supporting clinical documentation processes and applications. It also pays a decent salary, which varies from $48,000 to $65,000 annually.
2) Data Scientist – Has working with huge amounts of data always made you cringe? Well, now you don’t have to worry. Data Scientists are the new breed of analysts specialized to deal with data. The job profile involves collecting data, analyzing it and delivering the data as intelligence that is actionable.
3) Green Consultant – Green jobs are the way to go! A green consultant works in a wide variety of fields ranging from providing construction consulting to conducting due diligence of projects. Waste management is another apt field for Green Consultants.
4) iPhone developer – Who would not want to create the coolest apps for their smartphones? Well, an iPhone developer does exactly that. With the ever-increasing sale of iPhones, an iPhone developer is one employee sought after by many employers.
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5) Developer Evangelist – If you ever thought of the software lingo of your developer colleagues as Greek or Latin, you need to stop freaking out. Enter the Developer Evangelist. She/he is the one-stop shop for all your technical jargon related questions. He is a spokesperson, mediator and translator between a company and its technical staff and outside developers.
6) Community manager – Community Managers manage the online presence of businesses especially social networking sites. So, if you are a social media addict, this job is calling you right away.
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7) Message Integrator – The Message Integrator is the messenger of a team. She/he manages team communications so that all messages across various media channels are consistent.
8) Cultural Consultant – In a culturally rich city like New York, a Cultural Consultant is a new job title for someone who advises on what an ethnic group will expect or likely reject in a brand and how to specifically gear it towards their culture.
9) Chief listening officer – Well, a Chief Listening Officer (CLO) does sound like a strange job title. But here is a person who is a key member of the marketing leadership team and increasingly the marketing director. She/he is the focus for all information about the customer with responsibility for market segmentation, measuring customer experience, intention management and any other aspect relating to customers.
10) Search Editor – The Times, UK has hired a Search editor. The role of the search editor is to explain to the editorial staff how the search structure of the Web functions, work on indexed pages and improve the rankings of their newspaper articles in Google, Yahoo! and other search engines. She/he is also involved in Search Engine Optimization related work.
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