What Industries Promote and Provide Long-term Careers in Asia Pacific Region?

Some people would look at their jobs and just see it as it is – a job. Meaning, they are just doing something and performing various tasks every now and then for the reward or compensation. But majority would agree that people are working hard to create a suitable and sustainable career for themselves. People would want to create a career that for them is significant and where they can experience opportunities for progress.

However, are industries different from one another in terms of creating a career for its workforce? What industries can provide long-term advancements to professionals and why is it that they are able to do so?

This article is created to understand which industry can provide and promote long-term opportunities and careers to professionals.

  1. LOGISTICS INDUSTRY. This industry has been observed to become a stable industry by providing various windows of opportunities in the market. People who are employed under this industry find their careers stable and sustainable. Logistics industry is typically a high-performing market and can sustain its business regardless of economic difficulties. This is industry is expected to expand into new locations for development and adoption of other innovative business. Through this, employees are able to create and manage their employment platforms by simply looking out for opportunities within the industry that they specialize in. When expansion in this industry will be experienced, there will be the need to promote employees who are capable to handle functions that will be created for these developments, meaning, when an employee is promoted, the position will be vacant thus having the need to fill in the role creating numerous career ventures for these logistics professionals.

  2. DIGITAL, TECH and ONLINE INDUSTRY. This industry focuses on the wide range of work in technology, computer programming, high-tech electronics, information systems, computer programming, mobile application and multimedia development. In brief terms, this industry focuses on the modernization of things. This industry is experiencing developments and innovations that that aims to propel profits and sustainability. This can provide long-term careers for people who are employed under this industry simply because modern technology greatly impacts how people would deal and go on with day-to-day businesses. This becomes a market where employees are needed because this industry is also becoming a necessity to many types of businesses as well. This industry can provide different career opportunities inclined with analytics, data processing, and digital computing.

  3. LIFESTYLE PRODUCTS & RETAIL INDUSTRY. This industry has not really experienced difficulties in sustaining and promoting careers. Employment demands for this specific industry has been large and continues to grow in number due to the developments that the lifestyle products and retail industry is experiencing. This can create different avenues for professionals to establish long-term careers given that the focus is on the manufacturing industry.

  4. BPO & SHARED SERVICES INDUSTRY. This industry continues to grow and drives profits and revenues that contribute to economic growth and development. With the growth that this industry is projecting, this will also open up different career opportunities to professionals in this field. The demand for workers in this industry is expected to grow and through this expected growth comes long-term careers for professionals who continue to excel in this industry. It is also seen that career promotions are most seen and experienced in this industry making the work professionals achieve value and employment growth.

  5. BANKING & FINANCE INDUSTRY. This industry is slowly advancing in respect to growth and development providing more opportunities to professionals in this respective sector. Financial Services, especially, creates different opportunities to professionals since there are now different roles and functions where one can progress in.

These industries create different platforms for professionals to manage their career mobility and various avenues for career opportunities. However, it would also be traced in a professional’s motivation to strive and work hard to be able to maintain a sustainable and long-term career. It is important that one should have the initiative and motivation to do great in his job and in the actual work setting.

Recruiters, from a hiring perspective, should be aware that employees aim to land a job that will be able to make them valuable in the company. In return, recruiters should be able to promote different career goals when talking and communicating with applicants. There are industries that are able to sustain career growth and development but it would also depend on one’s motivation, ability to perform, and character that they are able to create a sustainable career for themselves.

Harper & Hill Executive Search caters to different industries and aims to provide candidates who are motivated to do great. We assist our clients in their hiring needs and provide them with people who are able to see the company’s outlooks and perspectives.

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The Author

Angelo is the Managing Director of Harper and Hill Executive Search Inc, specialising in Senior Management positions in executive search in Emerging Market in Asia. He managed full spectrum of senior level placements and worked with multinational clients in Asia, Africa and Europe. He travels across asia pacific region for his assignments. 

Feel free to connect with him or follow him on LinkedIn. Angelo Cenon Valdez

 

 

 

 

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