These industries are improving at the fastest rates and offer the most promising prospects, with a growth of more than 10% since January, according to FlexJobs.
“It’s a growth industry” originally began out as a positive spin for those looking to invest or for job seekers and eventually evolved as dripping with irony. Journalists use it in headlines too, referring to everything from kitchen gardens to Islamophobia to cancer as “growth industries.”
It’s now made its way full circle and means just that—an industry growing exponentially faster than others. Jobs are on the way to recovery, just as organizations are, as the pandemic slows. FlexJobs has announced 13 flexible career categories that have grown more than 10% since 2021 began.
“Numerous signs suggest the economy and job market is improving, including an increase in hiring,” said Sara Sutton, founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “Our data reflects this as well, particularly within certain industries. As this list demonstrates, flexible job postings have picked up in a variety of careers, signaling that recovery is strengthening for knowledge workers across the board.”
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The following compilation of career categories are flex jobs—remote, hybrid, flexible schedule, part-time or…