The Careers That Pay For The Future


When deciding on your career it can be quite hard to determine what you want to do with your life. After all, this tends to be a choice that you are trying to make for how you want to spend a large chunk of the week doing. Do you want to enjoy your job? Would you prefer to do something you are passionate about? Or is it all about the money? Many of us would agree that a career can be a means to an end, and more often than not, you learn to love what you do rather than enjoying it from the start. Money can be a huge factor. With that in mind, here are some of the careers that pay for the future. 

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Becoming an online sensation


A few years ago if someone told you they were a blogger or a Youtuber you would simply respond in one of two ways. You would either ask what it was or laugh and ask how you make money from it? However, today, these two digital jobs have become lucrative careers for some offering them six figure salaries and endless brand deals. Of course, it doesn’t just happen overnight and often blogging and vlogging is something that starts as a hobby. However, becoming an online sensation is very possible these days and could see you becoming a digital success. However, a digital career isn’t just in the world of influencing. You could use your skills and seek out freelance audio visual jobs, create content for brands and businesses or even create social media content and campaigns on behalf of others. 


Working in the medical industry


A career that doesn’t seem to earn you any less and is still regarded as a top career would be on in the medical industry. That might be as a doctor, a general practitioner, surgeon or even a specialist nurse or carer. However, it is all worth it in the end as you end up with a career that not only pays but can be immensely rewarding. 


Being in the finance world


Finance can always be a profitable career for those with a head for numbers or enjoy the thrill of buying and selling on the stock market. Finance can be a great career to consider and can come in all shapes and sizes when it comes to job opportunities. You can consider a job as an accountant working within companies to help with projections and forecasting of business. You could work in economics, analysing statistics and figures of things like government legislations or even just working in the banking world and starting at the bottom and working your way up the career ladder. 


Running your own business


Finally, running your own business will always be a lucrative option to consider and one that can be extremely rewarding and enjoyable. If you have an idea and have the passion to succeed then why not take that plunge and become your own boss? Thousands of people would give their right arm to have the courage to do it. 


Let’s hope this has inspired you for some of the careers you could consider now and for the future. 


Lisa Besserman, Founder and CEO of Startup Buenos Aires, has been named as Business Insider’s “Top 100 Most Influential Women in Tech”, and the 2014 “Business Innovator of Latin America” by the Council of the Americas.
Lisa moved to Buenos Aires from New York City to create Startup Buenos Aires, the organization that represents the startup, tech and entrepreneurial community of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Startup Buenos Aires has been one of the main catalysts for strengthening the tech ecosystem in Latin America, by bringing global startup initiatives, development projects and investment opportunities to the region.
Under Lisa’s leadership Startup Buenos Aires has been credited as “Top 3 Growing Startup Cities” by CNBC and “5 Emerging Global Tech Hubs” by Entrepreneur Magazine.

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