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April 4, 2023

Looking for a new career? Here are three promising jobs of 2023.

Need a new career? We’ve identified the most promising jobs of the year with minimal training and optimal open positions!

Looking for a new career? Here are three promising jobs of 2023.

Now that 2023 is in full swing, job seekers are looking for new career opportunities. What’s more, many jobseekers are interested in exploring industries that have lots of openings and career paths that have potential for growth. We’ve identified three of the most promising jobs of the year that you need to know about: Human Resources, Medical Records Specialist, and IT Support Specialist. You may be wondering how much training and education is needed to be qualified to do any of these jobs? Not only is the initial time commitment for obtaining training for these jobs is comparatively minimal, there are many open positions available in each of those industries.

Human Resources

Entry level careers in Human Resources are bountiful in 2023. If you are thinking about pursuing a career in Human Resources, getting started in HR is easier than you think. Human Resources certifications are easily accessible and can be a great entry point into the HR space. While certifications for entry level roles are not necessarily required, having achieved them shows potential employers that you are committed to the industry and demonstrates that you are competent in fundamental HR matters. The HR field is diverse. This means that you could be employed in HR within the medical field, tech, construction and more. And with industry diversity, you can find job satisfaction doing HR work in a field that appeals to your interest.

Medical Records Specialist

Have you ever gotten a bill from your doctor’s office with codes and charges that you couldn’t understand along with a final bill of the fees you owe? Chances are a medical records specialist made sense of the doctor’s procedures performed. They then did the work to adjust those charges and ensure you were billed the appropriate amount. Medical Records Specialists career paths are administrative in nature, in a high growth phase and can offer you a challenging yet satisfying career experience. The time it takes to complete a certificate for an entry level career in this field can range from a few short months to between 2 are low to enter the medical records field and can be accomplished by completing an entry level certification to get you started.

Within the medical records industry, there are several key certification types that vary in length and job responsibilities. For example: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential; certifications for medical coders include the Certified Billing & Coding Specialists (CBCS), Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

IT Support Specialist

IT Support Specialist roles are in high demand! If you have not considered IT as a contender to earn skills to help you grow into a rewarding career, it may be time to give it a second look. Just like the other careers above, entry into the field of IT does not require extensive education. Entry level IT support roles typically require a high school diploma or equivalent and a relevant information technology certification. The most common IT support certification that employers want from applicants is CompTIA A+.

Moreover, if you have taken previous IT related courses such as networking, server administration, and information security, you may already have what it takes to qualify for these jobs. Just as in Human Resources, IT roles are diverse and are found in every other industry. If you have an interest in pursuing a particular industry IT will most likely have a large part of the behind-the-scenes responsibility to ensure computer systems and information exchange happens securely and seamlessly.

Time to Choose a New Career

Go for it! If you desire to change your job this year perhaps one of the three careers above will serve as a guide to help you choose. If you need help discussing your career, want to engage in 1:1 career advising or group coaching sessions, head on over to Skillup’s Explore page.

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