A lack of skilled workers in some fields has lead companies to actively hunt for
the right talent. If you are looking for a job, knowing what jobs are currently in demand can help you narrow down your search. You might find one that draws your interest, or even better, you might even have the skills required for the job.
Based on data from more than 60,000 jobs listed on JobCute’s database, here are some of the more popular jobs in Thailand:
Sales Director is one of the most versatile jobs in the world. The role is needed in almost every industry, from IT hardware, cars, to medical supplies. Without sales executives, it may be hard for companies to effectively generate income and revenue. As the key point of contact between a company and its clients, certain skills are essential.
Sales professionals need to be customer-focused, persistence and possess excellent relationship building skills. Other front line jobs such as Customer Service and Customer Relations are also constantly in high demand.
With companies implementing technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Big Data, and automation, engineers are now always in demand. Engineers are practically building the business application of the future. JETRO Bangkok, a Japanese government-related organization that promotes trade and investment, stated that Japanese investors in Thailand cannot find enough engineers to fit the role as employers and they are having a difficult time recruiting and hiring the talent to fill this important role. The three sought after engineering jobs in Thailand are Sales Engineer, Service Engineer, and Project Engineer.
People are switching their focus to the digital world. In order to compete and to stay relevant, companies are forced to adapt. Employers across various industries continue to demand top-notch IT workers who have a balance of technical and soft skills. Some of the urgently required IT roles are Programmer, Developer, System Analyst, Business Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineers, and IT support personnel.
All business has some kind of financial transaction and if there is a financial transaction, there will always be accounting work to be done. Accountants help business owners understand their financial position and to make plans for the future. This is a great opportunity for accounting students and grads. From entry- level positions to higher-level positions will always be in demand.
The face of the workplace will always change, but administrative jobs will remain a top priority job. It is basically the brain of a company. Administrative roles take care of almost every aspect of a company, from evaluation, monitoring, and applying for orders. The role acts as a focal point between employees and management. All sorts of documents are handled by people who work in administrative positions. Administration Officer, Secretary, and Project Coordinator are among the highly sought after positions.