Pundits predict in the following ten years ten professions that will be sought after in New Zealand:
Hospitality Field: As mentioned by the Association , it forecasts that, as the global tourism growth rate of 8% per annum to 2012, demand for New Zealand travel service industry workforce will reach 2.215 million people.
IT field: In the last 5 years, the technical staff gone up by 20 %, becoming 2nd only to the tourism sector & is the second most popular industry. Most certainly it is predicted a rate of 18% / year increase in demand for computer fix and maintenance & telecommunications technicians in New Zealand.
Shipbuilding field: Over the past five years, the shipbuilding industry has witnessed employment growth of 20%. It is estimated that the number of employment in the shipbuilding industry in 2012 will double to 17,000 people.
The health care industry: As life expectancy continues to increase, over the past five years, the market undertake care of the needs of the elderly and the sick full-time staff increased by 18%.
Forestry Industry: The Forest Association forecasts additional investment in forestry & employment to grow from the current 21,000 to 60,000 people in 2025
Audio-visual industry: The audiovisual industry practitioners is expected to increasly rapidly as the media has far outreach in todays world now.
Bio-engineering field: The size of the bio-engineering industry in New Zealand is very small, but the biological and biomedical technology will lead the future outlook of New Zealand’s science and technology in a forward direction, therefore making an excellent profession.
Wine industry: Due to lack of qualified employees, few universities and some polytechnics are looking out to recruit a lot of such students.
Food Processing Industry: Food and beverage products accounted for less than 50% of New Zealand’s export earnings. According to projections, by 2012 the industry will create additional 32,000 jobs.
Agriculture Industry: The people working on the farm will grow sizable in the next 5 years