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What jobs/sectors have skills shortages?

(10 Posts)
Hiddenaspie1973 Sun 12-Jun-16 22:18:07

I am considering retraining but I need guaranteed employment.
Which areas need more people?
Thanks

BikeRunSki Sun 12-Jun-16 22:19:41

Civil Engineering

Ffitz Sun 12-Jun-16 22:22:34

IT

DitheringDiva Mon 13-Jun-16 09:22:14

Teaching

RhodaBull Mon 13-Jun-16 09:29:52

handyman

jclm Tue 14-Jun-16 18:21:23

In my area of south Wales: nurses,midwives, occupational therapists. Hard to say in 4-5 years time if there will still be vacancies

LunaLoveg00d Tue 14-Jun-16 18:22:24

Rather than training for a specific job, it would probably be better to train up lots of transferable skills which you could use in many different jobs.

SusanAndBinkyRideForth Tue 14-Jun-16 18:22:24

Science or maths teachers

HidingFromDD Tue 14-Jun-16 18:27:09

IT, cyber security, risk, maths (teaching & actuarial type skills). The thing with all of these is they're a very specific skillset which requires both knowledge and aptitude. Perhaps if you could give us an indication of where your skills and abilities are then we would be able to identify the shortages in those areas

Terrifiedandregretful Wed 15-Jun-16 12:55:07

Teaching very much depends on the area of the country you are in. In some areas there are very few vacancies, in other areas there are loads.

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