Career advisor Elke Wagenpfeil explains which professions are particularly in demand, what is possible on the job – and how to start again at 40 or 50.
Ms. Wagenpfeil, the labor market has been swept empty, and even the most recent crisis has hardly had any consequences. Does that mean job seekers can choose their job and salary right now?
In general, when demand is high, employees have better chances. That is exactly the case. But that doesn’t apply everywhere, but especially in the areas that are particularly sought after: IT, technology, finance and accounting, many professions with a mathematical and scientific background and jobs related to digitization. Engineers and IT specialists, for example, have very good opportunities and can earn high starting salaries.
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Jane Stock is a technology author, who has written for 24 Hours World. She writes about the latest in technology news and trends, and is always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to improve his audience’s experience.