With the influx of a global pandemic, humanity has been hit hard, and for most people, life’s roller coaster took a steep dive downwards. Apart from taking the precious lives of nearly a million, the novel Coronavirus has affected our lives for the worst in every possible way: the economy is down, industries and companies are shutting down, and those surviving are laying off employees. Most importantly, it is degrading the quality of mental and physical health that we used to maintain in the pre-COVID times.

However, nothing is permanent, and this, too, shall pass with the development of a vaccine. As scientists around the world are working day in and day out to pull humanity out of the pit, all we can do is stay safe and make plans and prepare accordingly for the future. The economy will surely bounce back with people getting their jobs after the pandemic ends that will bring everything back to normal.

In this article, we will discuss the job sectors expecting growth in the post-COVID times so that we can prepare ourselves accordingly.

  1. Online Meeting Platforms
Job Sectors Expecting a Growth After the COVID-19 Pandemic Ends

Online meeting platforms have stood out from the rest of the sectors. As a majority of companies are struggling to keep themselves running in these times, the online meeting platforms have received a boost and are continuing to grow exponentially. Even after the pandemic ends, many large companies and small organizations will still promote work from home. It will have two-fold benefits: first, it will save desk space for the company, and second, it will give flexibility to the employees that will eventually push the need for online meeting platforms as teams regularly need to discuss the task they are working on. Investing in or working for a dependable online meeting platform might prove beneficial in the future.

  • Digital economy

Apart from online meeting platforms, the digital economy sector has also received a push as people started to lock themselves in their homes to save themselves from catching the infection. There has been a steady increase in the percentage of online transactions as people are scared of getting infected through the currency notes that they will be handling. Although people were forced to use online transactions in the beginning, a majority of them will continue using it even after the pandemic, which will push the growth of this domain.

  • Cybersecurity
Job Sectors Expecting a Growth After the COVID-19 Pandemic Ends

As most of the resources of a large number of existing companies have been shifted online, there has been a surge in the need for cybersecurity personnel. They are the employees who will enable the companies to keep the resources safe and away from data thieves. Companies are investing big in cybersecurity, not only in recent times but from the pre-COVID times, and can be easily chosen as a career option looking at its growth.

  • Ecommerce

There is no denial of the fact that E-Commerce is currently one of the most profit-making businesses in the world. We want everything to be delivered to our doorstep. However, it is not our concern here; the fact that excites us is that those people who didn’t use eCommerce in the past are now a regular customer of it as no one wants to go out. It creates the chance for expansion of the business. Almost all the new customers will stay back after the pandemic, increasing the pace of its growth and providing us with a stable sector to work in.

  • Pharmaceuticals
Job Sectors Expecting a Growth After the COVID-19 Pandemic Ends

As scientists around the world are working hard to develop the vaccine for COVID-19, billions of dollars are funded that will lead to the improvement in infrastructure. LPU has also allocated a fund of 1 million dollars. This fund was admeasured for working on technologies that might help in controlling the spread of COVID-19. The pandemic has shown us the cracks and crevices in the health sector, and companies will invest big in research and development to prevent any future health-related risks. It opens up the door for both the IT and medical professionals in this sector, giving us a promising career growth option.