The digital world is changing rapidly. The explosion of social networking and the emergence of the real-time web are bringing many new challenges for businesses. With those challenges come new opportunities. The shifting landscape means that companies will need people with unique skills — whole new careers are being created. In “Career Opportunities in the NewNet,” my latest post for GigaOM Pro, our subscription research service, I take a look at five careers that could benefit from the growth of the NewNet (data analysts, community managers, social media marketers, sensor engineers and infrastructure experts), explaining why people in those fields should expect to see an increase in demand for their skills.
What career opportunities do you think will be driven by the real-time web?