What are the best Jobs in India in 2020

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Coming to 2020, the year has brought a tremendous change in the Job descriptions or roles offered in various sectors. Also, some of the emerging sectors are IT (Technology), Retail, FinTechs, Digital Marketing with an enormous opportunity opening for employees. Mintly helps in recruitment and related queries in these rising job profiles as listed below:

RETAIL

For MBA graduates, a variety of firms specifically in the FMCG sector recruit in the Retail industry for varying job profiles, as:

  • Sales Associate: The job description of a sales associate is to sell the store’s products or services by going the extra mile to maintain excellent customer service and relationship between the store and the customers.
  • Store Manager: This responsibility involves handling everything at once, running the entire store and manage everything.
  • Advertising & Marketing Manager: It involves preparing a creative marketing plan for the promotions of the store’s products or firm’s services, essential for bringing traffic into the stores. One needs to assist with advertising strategies to drive potential customers to the store’s physical location as well as the website.
  • Inventory Manager and Retail Warehouse Worker: If you’re highly detail-oriented, whip out those organizational skills and keep track of the items sold and unsold; managing the inventory including raw materials, work-in-progress and finished products along with the allocated budget for each of them. Similar to a stocker position, a retail warehouse worker is responsible for packing and shipping stock that is to be sold in stores. One must do quick checks on merchandise for defects that may have been previously overlooked.
  • Social Media Manager: Show off your marketing skills through effective branding and advertising on the latest social media in trends and help spread the word about the firm, its products or services through the latest social media sites.
  • Customer Service Representative: This job will help you develop a talent for dealing with even the most difficult customers, networking with the leads and converting them into potential customers, retargeting them once they become an existing customer. This would involve long-term strong customer relationship development.
  • Social Media Manager: Show off your marketing skills through effective branding and advertising on the latest social media in trends and help spread the word about the firm, its products or services through the latest social media sites.

FinTech
Here are some of the exciting careers that are available in this sector:

  • Blockchain Developer: With the soaring demand for blockchain talent, and good salaries to back it; the ratio of demand for job openings is 10:1, with 10 representing the positions that need to be filled and one representing the blockchain developer that is applying for the position. Nick Szabo, the developer who coined “smart contracts”, finds that there is a very high “dollar-to-knowledge” ratio in the blockchain space with capital greatly exceeding talent. The freelance talent marketplace saw the demand for blockchain experts climbing to the fastest-growing skill out of more than 5,000 skills in terms of freelancer billings. These skills include Hyperledger Fabric, which is modularity and scalability to support changing business rules; Ripple, a payment protocol for distributed payments, exchanges and remittances; and Solidity, a blockchain platform allowing smart contract development on the Ethereum network.
  • App Developers: Mobile application developers continue to be in high demand, the ones who are fluent in more than one programming language, such as Java, HTML5, Objective-C, C++, C#, Python and Swift, along with UX and UI design skills, and enjoying great success in financial sectors.
  • Financial or Business Analysts: Financial analysts study financial data to spot trends and make forecasts in order to assist with investment decisions. Similarly, business analysts study business strategy, models, processes and workflows, and IT systems to identify inefficiencies and unearth areas that can be improved in a company’s operations.
  • Product Manager: They also need to develop products by combining out-of-the-box thinking with customer empathy and unconventional techniques in order to drive business growth. Innovative growth should also be accessed through product development launches that other firms have adopted, integrating new technology with best practices in FinTech products.
  • Cybersecurity Analyst: Cybercrime costs financial service organizations an average of $17 million per year, including the cost of prevention, which makes the appearance of cybersecurity analysts near the top of the high-demand list understandable. As cyberattacks become more sophisticated, so too the detection, prevention, and elimination of these through effective cybersecurity will become invaluable.
  • Data Scientists: these take raw data, clean it, and then analyze it in order to harvest useful information from it for financial service firms to predict an outcome. Data scientists often come with a talent mix of computer science, maths and statistics skills along with other science qualifications.
  • Quantitative Analysts: Quantitative analysts are maths, computing, and finance experts whose quantum computing skills are used to develop the algorithms needed by large investment banks and hedge funds to manage the data-driving trading technology used to trade securities and analyze risk. with the growing concept of Big data, the demand for quantitative analysts, especially in FinTech, to come up with business models also grows, allowing trading to be an automated process.

IT (Information Technology)

  • AI architect: Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly a trend in IT and in businesses. Most companies look for an AI architect who has at least a master’s degree in computer science, data science or AI and past working experience in data or analytics. Candidates with knowledge of machine learning (ML), natural language processing, AI integration and application programming, change management, etc. are in high demand. Apart from technical skills, one must possess Strategic thinking, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Business Intelligence Analyst: BI analysts need experience in database technology, analytics, and reporting tools. Businesses typically look for candidates with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or B.Tech. It’s a role with growing importance as businesses pivot from harvesting to making sense of data, with knowledge of platforms like Tableau, Spotfire, etc.
  • Cloud Architects: They oversee the company’s cloud computing strategy and are responsible for deploying, managing and supporting cloud applications, with a strong understanding of multiple operating systems in addition to networking, programming and security skills. Individuals with a strong knowledge of cloud services such as Amazon Web Services, or experience with ITSM, I&O, governance, automation, and vendor management are in demand.
  • Developer (web, software, mobile): These are responsible for designing, developing, installing, testing and maintaining software systems. The job requires coding, designing, and building applications, websites or mobile apps, working with multiple programming languages such as C#, C++, HTML, Java, Microsoft .NET and SQL Server, with an understanding of client requirements, Analytical and technical skills.
  • DevOps Engineer: DevOps practices, a new trend that encourages faster code deployment with fewer deployment failures, so more companies are hiring engineers with DevOps experience to oversee coding, scripting and processes development. DevOps engineers often manage IT infrastructure, provision resources, oversee software testing and monitor performance after release. These workers help simplify code updates, enabling companies to continuously tweak and improve processes in the organization for maximum efficiency, by using JIT techniques and Quality management tools like Six Sigma, TQM, etc. to reduce the gap between development and operations.

DIGITAL MARKETING

  • PPC Manager: With paid search continuing to drive significant acquisition in the e-commerce sector, the number of businesses investing in PPC Managers (and Paid Media Managers) continues to grow. With multi-tasking skills and a neck for numbers, one can bring on board the hirers who know the industry inside out.
  • CRO Manager: Jobs specializing in conversion rate optimization has grown significantly over the years and essentially focuses on optimizing the flow of traffic and conversions through the website. Businesses have become increasingly more focused on narrowing the gaps as pouring new customers into the top gets more expensive. The CRO manager requires strong analytical ability, forward-thinking, and great communication skills.
  • Analytics Manager: It requires one to work closely with other sales and marketing teams, including digital engagement, product marketing, communications, web, and events to understand the systems and data points applicable to each group, and to advise on areas for opportunity and collaboration in ingesting and tracking data. Also, one must understand how customer data is structured in the systems, and segments the database based on varying criteria (region, life cycle stage, persona) to best target a specific market or user type, manage and report on marketing campaign tracking, including sources across multiple channels like web, social, email, live events, webinars, and online communities.
  • Content Manager/Content Marketing Manager: The ability to produce engaging, informative content is a desirable requirement for any business, but an essential one for online brands. Content Managers have therefore steadily become one of the most popular digital marketing roles in recent years, with creativity, good vocabulary and a neck for writing to advertise the product/service and engage effectively the customers/ readers.
  • SEO Manager: Search engine optimization evolves with every Google algorithm change, making SEO Manager jobs highly essential. Whether it’s in-house or agency side, everyone wants to appear on top of page one for their chosen keywords and as a result, many businesses invest highly in Google Search. One must have an understanding of the technical aspects of SEO, should be an experienced writer and multilingual skill is an additional advantage.
  • Digital Product Owner: Experienced Product Owners are in real demand within the digital space right now. Finding those who can turn a business’s vision and creative ideas into a comprehensive roadmap is a challenge and thus, skilled Digital Product Owners with effective communication, result-oriented focus, and a neck of problem-solving are in a fortunate situation.
  • Social Media Manager including Community Manager: In recent years the focus on privacy and “fake news” has resulted in Social Media Managers being responsible for more than just the creation of engaging content and posting it on various social media. This digital role has continued to evolve over the last few years but its importance within the marketing mix remains as crucial as ever. One must be able to effectively utilize the potential of all the media and keep themselves updated.
  • Web Developer / UX Designer: User experience optimization has been the hot skill set in design for the last few years, with rising demand for designers who can create user-centric web designs that streamline the customer journey. As a result, there are many opportunities at the moment for people with these skills, required for the website developments. One must also be technically adept with various software and tools.

RESKILLING: There is a shift in the skills for the employees to get hired in a reputed firm with the growing competition in the market. Here are a few of the skills that need to be adopted by the employees to stay ahead in this competitive world and need to continuously upgrade their skills, be dynamic in their approaches towards the functioning of the firms.

  • Technology and Computational Thinking: It’s no surprise that the advent of technology and concepts as AI, ML, AR-VR, Cloud, etc. a shift in skills is mandatory. The reskilling of employees is a must. The “computational thinking”–the ability to manage the massive amounts of data we process individually each day, spot patterns, and make sense out of all of it–will be valued.
  • Social Intelligence and New Media Literacy: It’s going to take a long time for robots to be good at soft skills, like social and emotional intelligence and cross-cultural competency, “which are hugely valuable in a world where all people work together. Virtual collaboration itself is really useful in that environment. In addition, new media literacy, understanding various media platforms and how to best communicate effectively in them, are all valuable skills that robots won’t be likely to match any time soon.
  • Adaptability and Business Acumen: With opportunities in innovation and entrepreneurship and the rise of the “gig economy, you have to have a better understanding than ever of how the business operates. “It’s how the millennial generation has been raised. They are more adept with collaboration and they know how to do project-based work rapidly with lean management.
  • Design Thinking: It is a problem-solving approach in which one seeks to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions that might not be instantly apparent with our initial level of understanding. Design Thinking revolves around a deep interest in developing an understanding of the people (Empathy) for whom we’re designing the products or services. It involves the process of questioning the problem, assumptions, and implications. It includes ongoing experimentation: designing, prototyping, testing, and trying out concepts and ideas.