“The shelf life of any skill is getting shorter, so workers need to adopt lifelong learning as a habit, not as an occasional event,” said Rich Feller, counseling and career development professor at Colorado State University.
For many, the new year often brings into focus possibilities for a new career. Whether you’re changing paths or expanding your skill set, several trends can help guide you in the right direction.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, personal health care workers, systems engineers, nurses, and operational managers are among the jobs with the most growth possibilities.
Perhaps the best way to approach any career change is to acknowledge that demand shifts rapidly and to plan accordingly.