Coronavirus pandemic has shattered some job sectors others have boomed despite the crisis, like technology and science. As per new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for jobs in math, science and technology will continue to bloom till next decade.
Computer and information technology fields has faster projected growth between 2020 and 2030 than all other fields. The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that demand for these workers stems from companies’ “greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.”
Covid 19 has accelerated demand for other science and technology including epidemiologists and information security analysts. “The prevalence of remote work has created additional need for network security and operations support,” Megan Slabinski, the district president for global talent solutions at recruitment firm Robert Half, tells CNBC Make It. Slabinski specializes in recruiting for technology positions.