5 Most in-demand jobs for 2016

Daydreaming of a new job? Companies are recruiting an average of 284,000 employees per month and the unemployment rate floating at 5%, there couldn’t be a better time for grabbing an opportunity and landing to your dream job. If you are not certain what your dream job is, we are here to help you with a list of most in-demand jobs.

Here are some of the most promising jobs – in earnings and opportunity:

Organizational psychologist

Median Salary: $79,680

Jobs Available: 1,100 (approx)

An organizational or industrial psychologist helps an organization to plan policies, perform screenings, and create training sessions that are suitable for the values and morale of a particular company. An individual requires patience, observational skills, analytical skills, and communication skills to be at this position along with a master’s degree. This is the one of the highest in-demand jobs in the United States.


Interpreter and Translators

Median Salary: $45,430

Jobs Available: 63,610 (approx)

Interpreters and Translators smooth the process of communication between people who communicate in different languages. Interpreters and Translators are having different job roles; however some people do both – interpreting and translating. Usually, interpreters facilitate in spoken communication while translators facilitate with written communication. This promising job requires business skills, cultural sensitivity, and interpersonal skills along with a bachelor degree.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Median Salary: $60,300

Jobs Available: 110,400 (approx)

These highly skilled professionals specialize in creating images of body’s tissues and organs, called sonograms, which are used in diagnosing and assessing various medical conditions. These professionals need to have an associate’s degree along with skills like hand-eye coordination, physical stamina, detail oriented, and interpersonal skills.

Information Security Analysts

Median Salary: $86,170

Jobs Available: 75,110 (approx)

Information security analysts protect a company’s computer networks and systems by carrying out security measures. This includes protecting data by transferring it an offsite location on a regular basis. They need to be detail oriented, have ingenuity, problem-solving skills, and analytical skills along with the bachelor’s degree.

Meeting and Event Planners

Median Salary: $45,800

Jobs Available: 94,200 (approx)

Meeting and event planners need to coordinate every detail of an event, from the very beginning to the end, including planning and implementing. These pick the meeting locations, decide the facilities to be provided, arrange transportation, and other details that are linked to any event. This is one of the most in-demand jobs with many niche categories. They require good communication skills, creativity, composure, organizational skills and most importantly customer service skills in addition to a bachelor’s degree.

Anna Verasai
Anna Versai is a Team Writer at The HR Digest; she covers topics related to Recruitment, Workplace Culture, Interview Tips, Employee Benefits, HR News and HR Leadership. She also writes for Technowize, providing her views on the Upcoming Technology, Product Reviews, and the latest apps and softwares.

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