New Yields of Employment (NYE) and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) competences are crucial nowadays as the world and labour market continues to develop and change.
Very often, people with disabilities cannot follow the rapid changes in the society, labour market, and economy in general. As a result, they lack much information on their possibilities and new tendencies in the society, for example, the increased importance of ICT and the new skills that are required to enter the jobs within the NYE.
In respect of the new emerging sectors ITC skills could help women with physical or sensory disabilities to find a job. ITC skills help in job searching process and also helps to work remotely.
ICT skills also support the concept of remote work and distance working. During Covid-19 when there most off in-person works were cancelled world went online and only remote works could operate. Nowadays ICT skills and knowledge how to use internet, especially social media are critical for employment.
Most often, such work is related to telework, customer service, training, accountancy, translations, programming, architecture and others. Nowadays for such professions, the main asset for work is computer and also communication skills. ICT skills and communication skills are useful and necessary in today job market. Good language and communication skills can result in a job of journalist, editors, copywriters, translations and others. Think outside the box about various ways of earning money. For example, making a website, a blog and earn with advertisements on social media, or sell some services, products.
All previous mentioned works can be done successfully remotely. The possibilities are endless, and it would benefit to hear about all the different opportunities that gaining ICT skills can bring. Maybe through these examples they can find their true calling or understand how they can use their skills to support themselves.
Due to this, it is crucial to focuses on these new skills and understand the importance of computers in today’s world, and be aware of the job opportunities in NYE.
To make it easier to acquire these new skills and to understand how they can benefit, it is necessary to explain new yields of employment, meaning, emerging sectors where ICT skills are more important and also about the possibilities to find jobs in these sectors. Often women only know about and are offered to acquire professions that are more traditional, therefore they, as employees, would need to drive to a job, to access buildings that are not suited for people with disabilities etc.