Jobs of the Future: Space Pilots, Personal Branders & Growers of Body Parts

By Smriti Rao | January 19, 2010 1:42 pm

spaceshpThe personal brander job doesn’t sound like such a stretch, and the space pilot gig is definitely something for young rocket enthusiasts to aspire to… but grower-of-body-parts is definitely not something you expect to see advertised at a job fair this year. But a new study done by the British government has indeed included this unique profession as one of the important jobs in the future.

The report commissioned by Britain’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills was carried out by market research group Fast Future, and tried to determine a list of both jobs that do not currently exist and current jobs that could become more prominent by 2030.

The BBC writes:

Potential jobs of the future will include more farmers of genetically engineered crops and livestock, specialists in climate change reversal, and personal branders who will help individuals to establish their own brand across social networking sites.

Not just that, the report predicts police officers will be needed to monitor weather manipulation, and electronic waste data managers will be employed by people who do not want to be tracked online.

Oh, and if you’re feeling a little slow, the report predicts that surgeons may be around to “boost your RAM” as it were, giving people the ability to get extra memory capacity.

Yay! The future is coming. Strap on your jet-packs.

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  • Burgendy

    I’ve always been fascinated with rockets and have many imaginations of building a space ship one day! But that dream seems so far away now, thanks to boring schools stuff. I’d rather learn how to construct rockets and pilot space ships and be in the space future! I went to a Rocket Boys convention thing once and when I saw those rockets fly, my mind was blown. I’m stuck at home with chores though and going to lame school. After school, maybe soon, I will be in need of a job and every job out there is boring!

  • Personal Finance Bible

    I hope if not us then our kids would have better and more number of jobs at hand. The future jobs sure look good.

  • detox foot spa

    The Zune concentrates on being a Portable Media Player. Not a web browser. Not a game machine. Maybe in the future it’ll do even better in those areas, but for now it’s a fantastic way to organize and listen to your music and videos, and is without peer in that regard. The iPod’s strengths are its web browsing and apps. If those sound more compelling, perhaps it is your best choice.


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