As technology creates a new set of rules for the economy‚ school leavers and prospective students should take heed of the professions likely to be in demand to ensure their future “employability”‚ says the one of the oldest trade unions, United Association of SA (Uasa).

Union spokesman Andre Venter expects decline in major economies in areas such as office and administrative jobs; manufacturing and production; construction and extraction; arts‚ design‚ entertainment‚ sports and media; and legal and installation and maintenance‚

But he expects growth in job categories such as business and financial operations; management; computer and mathematics; architecture and engineering; sales and related jobs; and education and training.

Venter has broken down this further‚ based on international research and the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs report to highlight jobs that will be in greater demand or remain stable in the next five years:….more