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The Waves of the Future and High Demand Careers

Here are some of the “waves” that you will be riding into the 21st Century, and the careers that are predicted to be in high demand riding on those waves.

      • Information Revolution
      • High Technology & Materials Creation
      • Global Village
      • Natural Systems Awareness
      • Demographics
      • Patterns of Working
      • Emerging Careers for the 21st Century.

The High Demand Careers in each “wave”

1. Information Revolution

Information System Librarian Specialist
Adult Educators/Trainers
Human Resources Trainer
Financial Advisor, Actuarial, Auditor, Investment Advisor, Accountant
Manager in the Financial and Business Sector
Manager in Communications
Manager in Engineering, Architecture, Science and Information Systems

2. High Technology and Materials Creation

Systems Analysts
Software Developers
Computer Animators, Editors, and Camera Operators
Designers and Engineers in the High Technology field, such as semiconductors, microprocessors, microwaves and laser technology (Electrical and electronic engineers)
Designers and Engineers in the Advanced Materials area such as ceramics, plastics and composites (Chemical Engineers)
Electrical Trades
Electronics Engineering Technician
Network Security Experts
Technical Writers
Technical Sales Personnel
Equipment Maintenance Workers

3. Global Village

Internet Specialists
Web-page Designers
International Lawyers
Protocol Officers
Language and Cultural Experts
Sensitivity and Diversity Trainers

4. Natural Systems Awareness

Natural Healing Practitioner
Nutritionist/ Health Food Store Manager
Fitness Consultant/ Personal Trainer
Environmental Engineer and Scientist
Researcher in Alternative Energy Sources
Water Quality Technician
Waste Management Specialist
Soil Reclamation Specialist
Organic Farmer
Genetic Researcher
Life Science Professional
Researcher – Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
Alternative Clinics – i.e., Yoga Instructor, Stress Clinician, Massage Therapist

5. Demographics

Financial Advisor
Human Rights Officer
Artist & Entertainer
Human Resources Personnel Officer
Estate Lawyer
Sexual Harassment Officer
Home Renovator & Related Trades
Non-vocational Educator

Any Health Care field if it is focused on the Elderly such as:

Osteopath/ Chiropractor
Audio/ Physiotherapist
Health Manager
Denturist/ Hygienist/ Periodontist
Grief and Retirement Counsellor
Medical Equipment Designer
Nurse/Nurses Aide
Home Health Care Aide
Dispensing Optician/ Optometrist
Nursing Home Manager
Psychiatrist/ Psychologist
Funeral Director

6. Emerging Careers for the 21st Century

Space City Designer
Data Recovery Consultant
Vice-President Protocol
Bionic Electron Consultant
Cloning Expert
Personal Nutritionist for Busy Executives
Virtual Vacation Broker
Fusion Engineer
Legal Consultant on One-World Trade Agreement
Horticultural Therapist
Online Astrologer
Gene Replacement Specialist
Personal Efficiency Advisor
Cultural Protection Advisor
Materials Utilization Specialist for Resorts
Euthanasia Ethics Advisor
Forensic Entomologist
Robot Technician
e-Commerce Business Consultant
Multi-Generational Relationship Counsellor
Computational Linguist
Underwater Archaeologist
Credential/Training Advisor

Occupations in the Leisure Industry:

Travel Consultant
Hotel/ Resort Management
Gardening/Landscape Consultant
Electronic Game Designer
Ecotourism Operator
Hospitality Industry Personnel
Golf Course Manager.


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