One of the most critical decisions that you face at the moment is what career path to choose. This is not a decision that people before you did not make. The generations that will come after you will have to face a similar predicament. But it is only a “predicament” when you are not aware of your talents and the options at your disposal. When you are clear about your faculties and how you want to use your knowledge, this decision becomes a lot easier. The following section talks about diverse industries and professions that you should consider getting into depending upon your aptitudes and the skill sets that you are inclined to acquire. Let’s discuss:
- Primary And Secondary School Teacher
The demand for primary and secondary school teachers is never going to decrease because people are always going to want an education. The best part is that this job also comes with certain security because there is not much of a trajectory to this career option. However, it is always advised to stay up to date with the latest technological changes that have been happening all around the world. The basic qualification that you are going to need for this job is a graduate diploma in teaching or a master’s in teaching or as the educational institution demands. The job of a primary and secondary teacher particularly in New Zealand is very rewarding and satisfying at the same time.
The job of a physiotherapist is somewhat of a blessing for society. Physiotherapists are capable of restoring the function of your various body parts and limbs, especially if you are suffering from muscle spasms and severe inflammation. Also, there is a shortage of physical therapists in the country which means that you are going to be in demand if you choose this career option. The rise in demand for health professionals over the past few years has triggered quite a few trends in the medical sector as a whole. The high degree of preference given to physiotherapists across the board is proof enough that you are going to do wonders in this industry if you can get the right education at the right time. You can also specialize in a few particular areas within this discipline and get a great work opportunity overseas as well.
Being a nurse is again very satisfying and rewarding at the same time. According to recent government data, just the starting salary of a nurse is a little more than $44,000. What else do you want? There is a hands-on training curve to this discipline as well which is going to make you a better professional in this sector. Nursing is a physically demanding job so this means that unless you take your fitness seriously, you should not opt for this career path.
- Information Technology Architect
Information technology architects are also known as just IT architects. They are very much in demand given the kind of technological advancements that the world is witnessing at the moment. There is a major shift in the attitudes of youngsters towards IT jobs in New Zealand and this is not only because of the huge remuneration that is associated with this job profile but also the career growth in the future. Some of the top-paying firms in this industry offer more than $150,000 per year to the ideal candidate. Apart from the job rule of an information technology architect which requires you to complete a bachelor of information systems and also a minimum of 10 years of experience, there is a lot more you can explore. There is an IT manager, IT lead, and IT infrastructure developer among many other job profiles that you can choose from.
- Marketing Manager
There is a rising demand for marketing managers in various multinational companies across the country. For this position, you must be great at communication and leadership. You must also be a very inspiring team member. It is one of the highest paying jobs in the country and you will be responsible for all the promotional aspects of a business and taking the brand to greater heights. You will also be responsible for creating brand awareness among many other responsibilities associated with this job profile. If you are thinking about entering into the field of management, there is another job profile that you can consider which is procurement manager. A highly reputable company will be more than willing to pay you at least $20,0000 in a year if you choose to go this route.
- Human Resources
Human resource manager, sounds posh, doesn’t it? Being the head of HR in a company is a lot of responsibilities. You will be responsible for recruiting, hiring, selecting, interviewing, maintaining, orienting, and releasing all the employees in your organization. You will be required to create a pool of ideal candidates from which your temporary, as well as permanent employees, will be selected. You will also be handed over the responsibility of creating various tests, assessment tools, interview sessions, and a lot more to find the most suitable human resources for your company. You must also be a great communicator and a team leader at the same time. Other than this, to be a great human resources manager, you must also keep in mind your core principles and the ethics that your business was built on. A reputable enterprise in the country will be willing to pay you somewhere between $150,000 and $225,000 every year.
You should know by now that your country is brimming with opportunities regardless of the city you live in. There is so much to do. There are so many job profiles that you haven’t even discovered yet including that of financial advisors, mine managers, lawyers, pathologists, ophthalmologists, and many more. They all have their unique set of responsibilities and qualities that they bring to the table. It is not just fair but must that you conduct thorough research before you choose your profession. All the best.