The 5 jobs that will be most in demand in 2021

Recruiters are expected to look for profiles strongly related to technology skills in the coming months.
The 5 jobs that will be most in demand in 2021
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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

We all hope that 2021 will be a better year in terms of employment . Recruiters are expected to look for profiles strongly related to technology skills in the coming months.

Given this, Catalina Marín, industrial designer expert in trend research and professor of the Trendhunting: Trends for innovation course at Crehana , made a list of the jobs that will be most sought after in the coming months.

“The change of profiles in various areas is the result of the implementation of digital transformation strategies in companies. This, in turn, has been driven by the development of the pandemic, increasing digital business and e-commerce. Thus, the jobs most requested by companies are related to topics such as artificial intelligence, big data, cybersecurity and digital business, ”says Catalina.

Next, Marín details which are the profiles that will be most in demand in the coming months:

Chief Digital Officer or CDO

The rapid digital transformation has led companies to incorporate digital profiles, but there is a person who must be in charge of the entire digital strategy of the company, who must be an expert in carrying out the transition to the digital field both internally and externally. This profile is in charge of reorienting all the company's functions and incorporating digital tools in order to increase productivity and value in its market. The knowledge you should have ranges from web analytics, digital marketing, social media, e-commerce, web writing, as well as digital financial indicators and business management.

Artificial Intelligence Specialist

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an indispensable tool to promote digital transformation in any organization and the creation of new products, services and markets, therefore, this position will be in high demand to adapt to the pace of technological changes in the sector. Whoever performs this role must be able to design and create artificial objects or subjects that perform tasks independently, in addition to having solid knowledge in mathematics, machine learning, big data, physics, programming and have studies in systems, industrial or engineering engineering. telecommunications.

Data Scientist

This professional is in charge of translating a large volume of information also known as Big Data and interpreting that information to make effective decisions for the company. Your knowledge should include mathematics, statistics, programming software studies, machine learning, technology and innovation concepts, among others. By collecting a large amount of data, you can solve problems based on quantitative measurement and thus detect trends that help make informed and future decisions.

Chief Information Security Officer or Chief of Cybersecurity

Company information is an invaluable treasure, therefore, the security of that data must be a priority. The demand for these positions has increased considerably, now much more with the remote work that most carry out today. The knowledge of these professionals includes computer engineering or telecommunications, in addition to having experience in new technologies and information security. It is also important to have legal knowledge and international certifications such as the Information Systems Auditor Certification (CISA) or the Information Systems Risk and Control Certification (CRISC).

E-commerce Manager

The appearance of e-commerce businesses has been on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the limitations to sell in person. People who had never bought on digital platforms took the first step in these months, so having the best specialists is a must. An E-Commerce Manager is the professional in charge of electronic commerce of any company and must have great analytical capacity and be aware of the latest technological innovations, be an expert in content management system and have solid knowledge in data management, SEO, SEM and online security.

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