During these coronavirus times, we are going through phases of lockdown and lifestyle changes along with the fear of losing a job and facing health risks. It is quite natural and there is nothing unusual that you are feeling as, during struggling times, you cannot really feel very happy or pleasant all the time. You will go through various emotional states looking at the news and pandemic situations.
In such times, what you can do is keep your mind engaged with whatever small time you get from your work-from-home schedule to develop an alternative career that can pay you good returns of investment in the long run. So for example, if you spend 9 to 10 hours doing your office work and the remaining 12 hours, you do your daily activities, just make sure to dedicate just one hour a day to study something new and reskill yourself with the upcoming professions that can act as a backup for you if you go through a job crisis in the near future of economic slowdown.
1) Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is quite the top upcoming profession in India. It is being estimated that over 70% of top Indian companies will be investing in Data Science, AI, and ML. So, you can quickly search for the best online training institutions that are quite well-recognized and whose degrees will add value to your CV.
2) It is being said that companies will be looking at data professionals like Big Data Analysts who will know how to formulate, solve business problems, and aid in managerial decision making.
3) A course on digital finance will help you perform functions like business model conception, product design, strategic risk preparation, financial controls, fraud management, etc.
4) Blockchain technology program can cover important topics like using Blockchain technology in different use cases and revolve around the current challenges and future of Blockchain.