The recession has forced jobs being cut in all aspects of life, however you will all be glad to know their is going to be a shortage of Spacemen. Becoming the pilot of a spaceship may seem the stuff of science fiction, but it could be a regular job in just 10 years time, a report has concluded.
Richard Branson is offering big bucks to all young fit future spacemen and spacewomen a chance to have the glamour pilots had in the 1960s. ‘Imagine all the birds, dont read the small print about dangerous tests, just think about the glamour’ said Richard.
That is one of the findings of a government study into jobs of the future, which also suggests people will be employed to make human body parts. Also mice and pigs will be employed to grow replacement ears, as their DNA is very similar to humans.
It names 20 jobs that could be common by 2030, including “vertical farmers” growing food in multi-storey buildings.
It also says surgeons may be employed to give people extra memory capacity.
The report was carried out by market research group Fast Future, which tried to determine a list of both jobs that do not currently exist and current jobs that could become more prominent.
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.
In addition, it predicts that police officers will be needed to monitor weather manipulation, electronic peeping toms and geeks will be employed by people who do not want to be tracked online.
The report was commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.