By : Dan Radak
Young people who are in school today are getting education without really knowing what careers will be available for them when they finish school. The careers and the workplaces are changing rapidly in the last two decades. Many employees are now employed in workplaces which they would never have known to exist when they were back in college. This does not render the formal education unnecessary; it only means that you will need to supplement it with some training and courses in the specific field.
Here are some of the best jobs in the branches of business and administration that you can find today.
The general description of such a job is that you would be responsible for the public image of your company. You would be the person to talk to when people have any kind of questions, remarks, ideas or any other concerns regarding your company. You would be responsible for managing the press conferences, public speeches and all other public presentations. In simpler words, when somebody wants to talk to your company, they talk to you. In most cases, you will need a BA or MA degree in some sort of humanities and some training in Public Relations.
Human resources staff is responsible for hiring new, skilled and suitable candidates for the company, so that the balance of work that needs to be done and the staff employed is achieved in the best possible way. They deal with the entire recruitment process, the relations and the atmosphere within the company and within the employers. All that, together with the clear orientation to the company’s goals is the responsibility of the HR department. Very useful qualification is a degree in psychology and some of the courses that deal directly with the HR responsibilities and tasks.
It is very hard to get the right description of this job as it varies a lot depending on the place and the person you are assisting. Usually, this kind of position is required by very busy company CEOs that need an assistant who manages their time, calls, conferences, meetings and work schedules. Therefore, it is very important that you have a good insight into business and administrative work and that you do your best to get proper training for this job. This is best acquired through obtaining business diploma and attending specific courses that deal with the distinctive challenges of administrative and business related work places.
One of the job positions that is in high demand is the project manager. With good experience and the right qualifications for a project manager, you can be hired in almost any sort of company. This is a very challenging and responsible position. A project manager is responsible for the entire project, which means that he needs to take care of all the things concerning the organization, business processes, staff issues and everything else. Project managers need to make decisions, manage teams and take care of deadlines, goals, milestones and finances.
Marketing is one of the branches of business that has been revolutionized by the Internet as the social networks have become a very powerful marketing tool. With this in mind, and the fact that the marketing manager is responsible for the entire marketing strategy of the company, including its image, visual presentation and branding process, marketing manager has a lot of responsibilities.
These are just some of the job careers that are well sought and reasonably paid in the field of business. Many more are available out there but you have to acquire the proper education and training as more jobs await those who are highly qualified.
Dan Radak is a web hosting security professional with ten years of experience. He currently works with a number of companies in the field of online security, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies. He is also a co-author on several technology websites.