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A fun question on how the job market is changing – give your comments

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Here’s a quick question:

What jobs (titles) will exist in the industry in 6 months that never existed before?

Get creative and think about it – give me answers in comments.

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  • “Personal Helpline Warrior”

    You will hire this guy and give him the details on how:
    * Wateen has overcharged you.
    * PTCL is not upgrading your bandwidth.
    * Your bank is sending you wrong bills
    etc. etc.
    This person’s job will be to call the relevant company as many times a day as possible on your behalf – until they solve the problem, or until you feel satisfied after wasting hours upon hours of their helpline agent.
    This person will need a lot of special training in inhuman relations and obnoxious behavior, so would not come cheap and you won’t be able to replace him with a personal secretary/assistant.

    You can use one of those, right?

  • Kallie Berry

    Good idea. 100 people can pool in Rs. 100 to hire on 10,000 per month a person to harass I mean call helplines on our behalf.

  • punsligner: lol! wasie, you *could* hire mamooinpakistan to do that for you i believe 😉

  • I do not know what the title can be for this position that I hope Pakistani IT managers start creating in their teams.

    There are two scenarios. Either skills are being outsourced or transferred to offshore teams in Pakistan, or Pakistani startups are developing web based products/services.

    In both cases, mere development is not going to grab the top dollar. Clients increasingly require consultancy regarding idea or concept enhancement. They require some one who understands that websites and web applications are about conversion.

    The ideal candidate would have multiple discipline education in business and computer/information science. She would be able to understand the domain for the client’s work and be able to recommend user experience features based upon user behavior studies. She would be able to measure both quantitative and qualitative feedback from the application. She would be able to compare with competitors and gain valuable insight for a continuous improvement program.

    It is the analysis and design skills that we need to build in our industry. When shift happens, the general skills lose value and are outsourced. What skills are the US and UK markets going to want to outsource next?

  • Info Sec . This position is necessary for all the “fill in the blank” positions, ranging from analyst, consultant, manager, developer, tester, etc…

    Until we start getting serious with our corporate data, client or customer data, intellectual property (however limited it may be), personnel, etc… we aren’t gonna becoming anything more then a breeding ground for people with ill-intent doing whatever they wish.

    Example: Would you outsource to a country where you don’t have background checks on people that are hired? Would you hire a crook to install the locks in your home?

    Example: Your bank doesn’t have controls in place to secure your online transactions and your account is emptied. With the current strategy of creating the cheapest solution and closing your eyes to the security implications, what more would you expect?

    When such things start becoming common place and people and companies begin to worry about their reputation and financials… then maybe someone will start listening to this old geezer.

  • business ideas consultant..
    enterprise education manager..

  • Corporate Blogger- A person who could build the company’s image using blogosphere or in general we might start having E-Marketing Managers who’ll be responsible for marketing the company’s products/services in the cyber world.

  • and oops googling abt “E-Marketing Manager” shows that this post is already there :)

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