Top 5 Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago

How technological advancement changed the world so fast is still a puzzle. In 2006, Facebook was still in its infancy, Twitter was just launched and nobody had iPhones. However, 12 years after the world is different, so is the workplace.
The widespread in the adoption of the internet, smartphones, social media and other technologies in the past decade not only changed people’s lives. But also create a whole new world of job opportunities. Below are 5 jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago.

  1.  Content Marketer 
    With the rise in social media, content marketing has become a crucial role in most companies around the world including Nigeria.
    Irrespective of the size, location and industry a company operates, they will always need a content Marketer for their brand.
  2. Bloggers
    Blogging is one of the most popular jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago. In 2002, nobody was talking about blogging and we all relied on Newspapers, radios and Television stations for news.
    There are several successful bloggers in the country today. These bloggers have made Newspaper to be less popular as they are very proactive in discovering and delivering the latest news.
  3. SEO Analyst
    Nobody heard about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) back in 2002. As a matter of fact, most search engines were still new in the industry.
    Today, SEO analyst has become a major role in most Organizations. Their job is to ensure that online audiences can find their company’s contents via Organic search.
  4. YouTube Content Creators
    With the emergence of YouTube, video blogging is now an active career for most people around the world. In fact, YouTube Content creators make millions of dollars from advertising, social media management and sponsorship deals.
  5. Mobile App Developer
    Mobile app developer is among the jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago. The emergence of smartphones in our society has created job opportunities for Mobile App Developers.
    In the present day society, we use our smartphones for almost everything. Ranging from email to entertainment to the search for jobs. In view of this, most companies now have mobile apps, thus the need for a mobile developer.


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