Unsurprisingly, many of the jobs forecast to be 2022’s most popular include skill sets associated with the pandemic, including vaccine specialists and public health specializations. Many workforce factors on workforce are shifting, whether temporarily or permanently. From digitization to hybrid offices, the workplace is changing at a rapid pace. Industries have been upended, while at the same time, many workers have left their jobs in search of something new. These shifts are leaving professionals wondering where the workplace is headed and what role they want to play in it.
To provide insight on the topic, this week LinkedIn published the2022 LinkedIn Jobs on the Rise list. It reveals the 20 fastest-growing job titles over the past five years and the key trends defining the future world of work. Here’s a peek at the top five roles in Canada:
- Vaccine Specialist – including work in the research, development, production or distribution of vaccines, though most of the jobs are found in medical sales.
- Diversity and Inclusion Manager – usually leads a team of people supporting initiatives related to fostering diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging within an organization.
- Public Health Nurse – work in diverse settings such as schools, workplaces and community facilities to protect the health of individuals and populations.
- Public Health Specialist – work with local authorities and communities to provide advice on epidemic prevention control, research diseases and illnesses, find methods of reducing health disparities and promote healthier lifestyles.
- Site Reliability Engineer – create and implement automated software tools to maximize a system’s reliability and efficiency, working closely with software development and IT-operations.
The full list, including industry, regional, and salary insights for each role, can be found here. Research methodology is available on request.