Are your skills still in demand or do you need to invest in training?
As some skills become less desirable, others are more in-demand than ever.
Ladders dug into which specialties are most frequently inserted into job postings now versus year ago. Pinpoint which of your skills are unfavorable and what classes or training you can invest in to keep yourself marketable.
The same wave and trough is true of industries. As some go extinct, others flourish. Even if downward spiraling industries like chemicals and content management are your expertise, consider eyeing growth industries like insurance and real estate technology. The data below proves that crises can spur the need for technical assistance and advancement. Take note of the hot springs in a cold market noted below:
Katie Sherman is the former associate managing editor at Ladders.