What Kind Of New Jobs Will The Future Hold? [Video]

25 years ago, the concept of web designers, app developers and social media managers would have seemed like pure science fiction. Nowadays, they're just jobs like any other. This has often made us wonder about the fanciful occupations that may be commonplace in years to come. In this video, ExplainingTheFuture's Christopher Barnatt offers ten intriguing possibilities...

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Whenever emerging technologies shift into the mainstream, new employment possibilities begin to crop up for jobs that had previously never existed. Nowhere has this been more prevalent than in the information technology age. But what sort of all-new jobs will the next few decades hold?

Author, web host and self-described "futurist" Christopher Barnatt has come up with ten new careers that could be popping up on job seeking sites in the near future. Some of the concepts are pretty far-out (DNA programmer, anyone?) — but then, the same thing was probably once said about textiles in the industrial age.


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