Looking for career inspiration? Well, in 2019, it may be time to shake things up, and relook at your authentic career desires.
Maybe it’s been a while since you revisited what you really want? How is it that you truly want to spend your time?
Life is so SO short, why spend it doing something that isn’t igniting your soul?
Have you ever sat back and thought about what legacy you would like to leave? For you, maybe it’s the high-flying executive job which pay handsomely; packaged with the shiny BMW and latest laptop?
Or, perhaps you have the suppressed burning desire to really help people, your soul oozes with empathy and feelings of being part of something more. Do you maybe have a yearning to coach others through their most challenging times, mentally, physically or emotionally?
What if it’s action, adventure or even danger that fuels your motivation for success and fulfillment?!
Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting careers in 2019:
Always fascinated by structures or how things are put together wherever you go? Design has always appealed to you?
Perhaps a budding engineer lives inside you. According to engineersaustralia, female engineers are most certainly the minority, even in 2019 where equality is in many social arena’s thought to have been far more advanced.
Reports suggest that the percentage of women working as engineers in Australia are as low as 12%.
However, there is no reason for that to be the case from here on in.
Women in engineering are on the rise and the benefits of opting for a role in this field could be both financially rewarding, as well as personally and professionally fulfilling, as you enjoy watching your plans and ideas come to life.
It takes hard work to get there with the dedication to your studies, however upon completion, you could be the next female in the field to change history and level the playing field between men and women.
- Human Resources Manager
HR managers enjoy a variety of responsibilities, often with generous salaries to match
once you have proven yourself within the field. HR Managers have a hand in such a broad variety of daily workload, operational change management, projects, recruitment, people management, leadership, among many other areas.
HR managers are essential when ensuring satisfaction levels are high for valued employees.
People make a project and great companies ensure their staff are looked after.
HR Managers often report straight to Directors, with their views and suggestions, keeping operations running smoothly.
If you enjoy being a valued and essential member of a wider team, have a keen interest in people management, this could be your next calling.
- Web Developer
So, you’ve always been tech savvy and have a keen interest in all the latest crazes of new and improved technology for websites?
You might be missing out on an opportunity to put your skills to good use.
Web developers can be part of a small medium or large company, however, are often found freelancing and working on their own schedules.
Wed developers can enjoy showcasing their talents working for themselves or enjoy the benefits of being part of a team.
Either way, earning potential is high for Web developers in 2019 while their working lifestyle can be adapted depending on personal preference.
Which holds tremendous value when focusing on work-life balance and freedom.
Just ensure you keep your time – management and productivity in check, as you will be on your own clock a lot of the time.
- Holistic Health Practitioner
You’ve always taken an interest in self-care, have tried a lot of different therapies and enjoy healthy eating?
Perhaps you naturally gravitate towards helping people and spend your time researching how to do so through massage, food or treatments?
the demand for healing and knowledge is growing
…maybe it’s time to follow your passion and earn a living from your interests.
according to Grand View Research the alternative medicine industry is expected to rise to a whopping 196.9 billion in 2025. Which means increased demand for skilled workers.
You could work within the serenity of a relaxation center, or start part-time with massage or reiki, start studying naturopathic medicine, expanding your knowledge year on year, until perhaps you take the plunge to owning your very own business.
- Marketing Manager
Creative thinking and strategic planning are a little bit of you?
Have you considered entering into a career within the progressive field of marketing?
An ever-changing industry with the introduction of new technology and evolving strategies year on year.
Representing different brands among many fields, using your skills to get them the exposure they need to reach their highest business potential.
An exciting and interesting pathway in marketing could await you.
A Marketing Manager position provides an attractive salary for those who chase career success
Do you have a secret party trick that only the lucky ones get to view when you’ve had a few beverages?
Maybe you loved performing your favourite hobby as a kid and have always wondered what it would have been like if you carried on?
Fire breathing, pole dancing, acrobatics, acro-yoga, dance, the possibilities are endless!
With the word becoming that little bit smaller, and the ever-growing number of platforms to showcase your talents,
perhaps indulging in a weekend gig here or there to get yourself into the swing of performing might be a wonderful new way to explore your hidden-no-more talents and take the steps to making it your new career!
Don’t be ruled by the fear of ‘what if’ or ‘I can’t’ you can do anything you set your mind to.
Maybe it’s damn right time to get this job!
You’ve totally had enough of being the employee, the worker, on someone else’s clock!
Well, being the big boss may not come easy, but it sure does have its upsides. Of course, you get out what you put in as CEO – but if you deserve a liquid lunch or early finish, knock yourself out!
There’s no one to tell you off but you!
With great power comes great responsibility, you will need to be able to juggle many balls and have a thorough understanding of business, finance, your chosen market and be comfortable dealing with people.
CEO also needs to be able to cope with the highs and the lows of being solely responsible for the business’s performance.
However, the pro’s more often than not outweigh the cons as CEO.
- Police officer
Some people are simply put on earth to help others and be the hero
That doesn’t always necessarily mean carer, healer or nurse.
Maybe you’ve always been a little fearless, tackling danger and wrongdoings head on?
You could be naturally heroic by nature without even realising that you are actually one of those special souls sent to protect!
Well, it may be a tough gig, but it also comes with some pretty cool benefits.
you are literally a superhero – for a living.
Secondly, you do get to have a whole heap of days off away from all the crowds.
Thirdly, no two days are the same at work, ever!
And finally, should you find yourself in a very comfortable space as a heroic cop,
there are some exciting pathways up the career ladder ahead of you,
you may end up working with horses every day,
becoming a detective or find yourself becoming one of the head honchos making decisions on improvements force – wide.
Early starts… And early finishes!
You may have a natural ability with numbers, well if that’s the case perhaps try your hand at becoming a sparky! An element of danger comes along with this well-respected line of work, as most of us know not to go anywhere near a faulty wire!
However, becoming an electrician could be a wonderful opportunity to start achieving a harmonious work-life balance.
Knowledge combined with experience pays well with time in this position,
while opportunities range from being an integral member of a large team for a big business in the city,
working for a small family owned business of your own,
or flexible working hours managing jobs that take you out on the road for some variety.
Nurturing young minds
inding new and interesting ways to create excitement around the delivery of information that could change and shape a person’s life forever!
It’s a pretty fun way to spend your time I’d say! Not to mention, the extra-long holidays you can enjoy, where it’s no work and all play! Teachers play an integral part in the development of the next generation and will always be in demand worldwide. Perhaps you have a talent for helping others learn new skills?