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Will your job be in demand in 2018?

If you work in any of the fields listed below, your fortunes for the coming year may just be looking up.

If you're on the hunt for a new gig, or even dipping a toe in the proverbial waters, LinkedIn's 2017 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report gives interesting insight into popular opportunities in 2018's job market.

According to LinkedIn:

"New types of jobs means new potential for workers at all levels, especially for those looking to change careers. Overall, job growth in the next decade is expected to outstrip growth during the previous decade, creating 11.5 million jobs by 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even further, it's estimated that 65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately hold jobs that don't yet exist.

To help find those up-and-coming roles and to better understand what skills are needed to succeed, we analyzed LinkedIn data from the last five years, as well as some survey data, to identify which jobs and skills are on the rise, what they're replacing, and what these trends indicate about the jobs market in the years to come."

The top 20 emerging jobs are as follows:

Don't despair if your chosen profession is nowhere to be found. PowerToFly's Chief Talent Officer, Rachel Valdez advises, "Women who are adaptable to learning new skills both soft and hard will be more resilient to intersect or pivot to the latest emerging jobs report if they don't find their profession on the list."

And if you are one of the lucky bunch called out for potential windfalls in 2018 and beyond, peruse some of our open opportunities with companies that care in those respective fields listed below. For even more open opportunities, head to our jobs page.

Addepar - Data Scientist (Mountain View, CA)

Addepar - Lead, Client Advocacy (Salt Lake City, UT)

Buzzfeed - Data Scientist (New York, NY)

DuckDuckGo - Senior Backend Engineer (Remote)

GitLab - Technical Account Manager (Remote)

HomeAway - Big Data Platform Developer (Austin, TX)

HomeAway - Data Scientist II: Marketing (Austin, TX)

HomeAway - Full-Stack Software Engineer, Java or Python (Denver, CO)

LiveIntent - Data Engineer (New York, NY)

Mixtiles - Performance Marketer (Remote)

Zapier, Inc. - Support Manager, Western Hemisphere (Remote)

Zendesk - Vice President, Professional Services (San Francisco, CA)

Automattic

27 Companies with Impressive Mentorship Opportunities

January is National Mentorship Month— the perfect time to focus on growing and building important relationships with mentors that will positively affect your professional career.

Research shows that mentorship greatly improves career outcomes by providing professional guidance, skill development, and support through major work and life transitions.

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Client

Best Tips for your Interview with CallRail - Get Ready to Apply!

💎 Looking for some tips and tricks to prepare for your job interview with CallRail? You’ve come to the right place! Make sure to watch the video until the end for some valuable insights.

📼 Watch this video to get some tips that will help you prepare for your interview with CallRail. In this video, you’ll meet Kristin Marsicano, Director of Engineering, and Jon Cyprian, Talent Acquisition Manager at CallRail, who will tell you about the application process and give you some tips and tricks to crush the interview!

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Uber

Top Tips For a Technical Interview with Uber

💎 Get some top tips before your technical interview with Uber! Don’t miss the valuable advice from a company recruiter. And get to the end of the video for the most important tip!

📼 Play this video to get three top tips that will help you ace your technical interview with Uber. You'll hear from Kelly Hay, Senior Technical Recruiter at Uber, who shares everything you need to know if you’re aiming for a technical role with the company.

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Client

An Inside Look at the World of Pre-Sales with Skedulo’s Cehrin Elyas

Cehrin Elyas spends a few hours each week with the imaginary characters she’s dreamed up. One of them is Donald, a 55-year-old man with dementia. Another is Mia, a support worker who cares for people like Donald and regularly takes him to get coffee or lunch.

Cehrin works in pre-sales at scheduling platform Skedulo, and Donald and Mia are two of the personas she’s built to help her understand her prospective clients. “I think of them like movie characters,” she says. “I put in lots of data relevant to the industries I’m pitching.”

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