Gurus around the world suggest living in the moment and not thinking too much about the future. However, when it comes to having a career, keeping an eye on the future is helpful.

If typewriter experts predicted the growth of computers, they would have updated their skill set and would not be out of jobs later.

While it is best to do what you enjoy and want, it is also important to be able to pick a career that is going to see huge growth in the near future.

If you haven’t quite decided on a career yet, here are ten career fields for the future you might want to explore:

1. Career Counseling

With increasing career choices, students are more confused about their careers than before. In fact, it is not just the students. Professionals are facing a mid life crisis and looking to explore other career options. That makes career counseling a really hot field to get into, to help people navigate their career.

2. Medicine

India is starting to get recognized for its quality and cheap medical care. In fact, the government is already promoting medical tourism. Health care will always be necessary, and opportunities are expected to grow bigger in the next five years.

3. Technology

If you thought the tech field has had its golden run, you are wrong. The field is only expected to grow in the near future. With our daily lives increasingly dependent on technology, there are a whole lot of opportunities that are opening up in the field.


4. Market Research

More and more start-ups are opening in India. Foreign companies are also looking to set shop in the country. Market research is an important part of business strategy. Start ups and large corporations depend upon it. If you have research skills, you could expect a world of opportunities for growth.

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5. Fitness Trainers

People are increasingly concerned about health and fitness. They are always looking for someone to guide them. With more people vying for that celebrity bod, fitness training is becoming more popular.

6. Life Coach

If you have the speaking skills, you could make a great career as a life coach. With increasing dissatisfaction among people, they are always looking for direction and support in life.

7. Financial Consultant

People have more spending power and they are looking for avenues for quick financial growth. With increasing choices for financial products, the average man on the street is often confused. Most depend on the advice of financial consultants to meet their short term and long term goals.

8. Marketing and PR

From the entertainment industry to the corporate sector and beyond, everybody is relying on marketing to get the word out. If you have the right marketing skills in the online world, you could make a killing in the field.

9. Education

The education field may have experienced little growth in the last few years, but it is expected to boom in the near future. As people lose their jobs, or they look for better government job opportunities, they are more likely to add to their education and skill set.


10. Online Branding

Online branding is a whole lot different than offline branding. Most people still haven’t figured it out, which makes it a lucrative field to get into. If you can get brand attention in the online world, the sky is the limit for you.

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Amit Kumar
Amit enjoys blogging about leadership and giving career advice.