Although employment in Pakistan fell in several industries last year causing many people to loose their jobs but now as things have started to improve, the abundance of jobs is also getting better. The market still offers a variety of good paying jobs for deserving candidates. Interested in getting your hands on a new job? Take a look at these 10 jobs that will add most workers from Pakistan this month:
1. TSR (Telesales Representative)
Since business outsourcing is on its high in Pakistan, telesales is one particular business that has seen huge growth during the last few years. Outbound call centers offer large number of TSR jobs to candidates with different age groups and educational backgrounds. This is one place that accommodates fresh graduates, undergraduates, jobless and even the retired ones. It involves the selling of a product or service to foreign customers over the phone. Good communication skills, fluency in English language and excellent selling techniques are the requirements to qualify for a TSR job.
2. CSR (Customer Service Representative)
Customer service is another business that is outsourced to Pakistan and since it is an integral part of any organization, many companies based in Pakistan also offer CSR jobs. It involves providing the customer with necessary help, support and assistance regarding your product or service over the phone. The candidate needs to have good communication skills, customer friendly attitude and quick in response. This job is also open to graduates and undergraduates but it varies from company to company.
3. SEO (Search Engine Optimizer)
Search Engine Optimization is all about giving your web site a better rank in the search engine results (i.e. yahoo, Google e.t.c). An SEO (Search Engine Optimizer) is required to undertake several tasks such as on-page optimization, off-page optimization, link building, blog postings, article submission, websites directory submission and forum submissions. With the increase of business outsourcing in Pakistan, the demand for SEOs is also increasing everyday. It has now become an important part of leading online businesses of the world.
4. PHP Developer
PHP development is one area in software industry that has seen huge growth in recent times and it continues to grow despite tight financial circumstances. The demand for PHP developers in Pakistan is higher than ever and the number of PHP developers is also growing everyday. PHP internees, graduates, junior developers, senior developers, experts all find good value for their skills. The primary requirements for a PHP developer are PHP, MySQL, CSS, AJAX, Frameworks, Graphic Tools, Joomla and Wordpress (if needed).
5. ASP.Net Developer
Another popular programming language is ASP.net which has its own usage and qualities. ASP.net has its own features and uses that differentiates it from other languages and creates a unique market value for it. With the rapid increase in foreign clientage in Pakistan, the demand for ASP.net developers is also increasing. The requirements for this job may vary depending upon the need of the company but these are few basic necessities for an ASP.net developer: C#, ASP .NET, AJAX, XML, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, Frameworks and necessary development tools.
6. Mobile Application Developer
The latest innovation in the world of web development is mobile applications. The demand for mobile application developers in Pakistan is high but the number of developers available at the moment is not sufficient. Yet, the importance of this wonderful innovation in the world of I.T has been recognized and the resources are being made available. The requirements for this job vary depending upon the type of mobile i.e. J2ME, Symbian, iPhone, Windows Mobile, Blackberry or Android. The basic requirements include Java, C#, C++, Object C
7. Web Designer
With huge amount of business being outsourced to Pakistan, the demand for web designers has increased to a great extent. This is also due to the growing development of the local software industry. Web designers are required to have a grip on HTML, XHTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver. Exposure to AJAX, JQuery, MySQL and ASP.net is a plus point in many cases.
8. Graphic Designer
Graphic designing is another art within the field of web designing. It requires expert designers with specialized skills. Along with web designers, the demand for graphic designers is also high in the software industry in Pakistan. The basic requirements of a graphic designer job are Adobe PhotoShop, Corel Draw, FreeHand, Illustrator and Flash, Fireworks is also a plus point.
9. Marketing Executive
Marketing executive jobs are on the high in Pakistan despite the recent recession. Multi-nationals still consider it the most important tool to gain popularity and generate revenues. All the sales of products and services depend heavily upon the marketing techniques used. Therefore, marketing graduates need to work hard and grab this opportunity quickly. The marketing executives do not need to know any rocket science; they should have good communication skills, convincing power, quick learning and knowledge of basic marketing techniques.
10. Sales Executive
The sales department is one of the pillars of any company that sells a product or service. As multi-nationals continue to expand their businesses in Pakistan, the demand for sales executives continues to grow. The necessary requirements for a sales executive are quiet similar to that of a marketing executive.