Acquiring digital skills for the future.
Welcome to the new normal We have found ourselves in a position we did not expect, I would call it the world static phase. This because the progress to most traditional/ Organic businesses was frozen for some months. A lot has gone down due to this pandemic; most families lost their source of income, businesses collapsed and many more negative effects.
In every bad situation, as awful it may look, there is always a good lesson to be learnt. Of course life is beautiful when we pick the good out of the bad, interesting right? This pandemic crisis can affect your mental health and cause you to slide into depression if not handled properly. It's not wrong to say that some people were not affected by the economic crisis caused by the pandemic, yes!, those who are digitally literate. Not to worry, we will get to know how and why. There are different ways to develop ones self. But we’ll be focusing on expanding your knowledge.
A quote by Eric Hoffer states; “In times of change, the learners will inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists".
In the last century, the world has witnessed revolutionary transformations in the way things are done. Over time, this was largely due to the technological advances in all aspects of human endeavor. Technology is the sole force that determines the future and the world we live in now. Truth be told, technology is largely responsible for turning around events in this century.
Our lives have been touched by technology in so many ways and it is imperative that we learn new skills that will be indispensable in the future.
What is the Future of Jobs?
Technology is already here. Several jobs will be rendered obsolete with the wide spread adoption of technology and automation in the near future In the future, many jobs will be affected, including banking jobs, as chatbots have been developing to automate services such as credit card balances. In the near future, jobs will be built upon the foundation of Nanotechnology, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence. A lot of jobs today will be automated, which means many workers will be out of work. Developing new skills will be possible through this. Only by embracing technological advancement and acquiring relevant skills will you be able to earn a decent living.
Here are some top tech skills to look out for and acquire:
- Digital marketing
- Mobile and software development skills
- Augmented reality/Virtual reality
- Web development
- Animation creation
- Cloud computing
- Artificial intelligence
- UX designer
- Network security
- Mobile app development
- Web development
- Animation creation.