If you indeed want to take your career to another financial level, you will want to consider these locations to bring you the most money for your position!
Finding the right job for you is almost like a relationship. You want to find that special someone (job) that you can age with. Everyone ultimately wants to find that one, steady job they can grow with. You may be at a point in your life now where you are tired of job hopping, and leaving one job for the next best thing. The way the economy has improved in African countries, there are now an abundance of job opportunities for people to explore.
Most people have it in their minds that Africa is a continent that only consists of lions and elephants, that everyone is very poor living in huts, and nobody has access to technology. Those misconceptions about Africa could not be further from the truth. Africa is a booming continent that is actually one of the leading countries for economic growth.
People think that all African countries are poor, and have survived only through aid from other countries. Yes, it is true that there are parts of Africa that are very poor, and receive aid from other countries, but the whole continent of Africa is not struggling like that.
In fact, some of the most economically strong, and most developed countries in Africa, receive little to no help from other countries. What many people do not know is that Africa is very rich in its own natural resources, and every African country has its own economic activity, which in turn, brings many job opportunities to this misunderstood continent.
When job hunting, you of course want to do your research and check out the locations of businesses that will bring you the most income. Explore the different types of positions that are open and available to you, and if it fits your career skills. There are also multinational companies that have expanded in Africa, which have given rise to a competitive job market. Those multinational companies allow more people to have more opportunities for a job as well.
Whether you are from the beautiful continent of Africa, or are from a different continent, but are looking to relocate, do not allow the negative misconceptions to deter you from a wonderful job opportunity. If you indeed want to take your career to another financial level, you will want to consider these locations to bring you the most money for your position.
Ghana has a powerful and well-established government and political system that has been the main cause of their economic growth. This economic growth has been vibrant since the emergence of their natural resources, and oil is at the top of the list. There are also resources that are not oil driven, such as manufacturing, exporting, and automotive industries.
Most of the well-paid jobs in Ghana are located in the country’s capital of Accra. Some of the sectors that pay professionals well include oil, gas, and mining. If you are not into that particular field of work, then there is also project management, insurance, teaching, IT, human resources, and marketing positions in abundance. These are positions that definitely pay well, if you have the right amount of experience.
Libya is a country rich in oil, and is actually one of the top countries that produces the most oil in the world. Because of the oil, this country’s economy is in good standing, so it is safe to say Libya has plenty of career opportunities for professionals.
Some of the non-oil top industries are banking and finance, as well as professionals in the healthcare and engineering industries, but with Libya being rich in oil, professionals who choose a career in the oil, mining, and gas industries will ultimately be the ones who earn the highest paying positions.
South Africa has one of the strongest economies of the continent, which is why it is one of the biggest areas for professionals to come for career opportunities and advancements. If you are a professional excelling in the industries of mining, or finances, then you definitely want to check out South Africa.
This particular country also has a more diverse selection of sectors such as architects, air traffic controllers, lawyers, and IT managers. You might not have thought it, but air traffic controller is one of the top high paying jobs in South Africa. The field of aviation is very lucrative.
Located in East Africa, Tanzania has experienced positive economic growth. Now, in the past, it has experienced political conflict, but not bad enough to where it negatively affected the economy’s growth. The highest paid industries are the insurance and finance industries, followed by the mining industry.
Tanzania is not only known for its well-paid positions, that also include lawyers, financial analysts, and doctors, but it is also known for being home to one of the best business schools in Africa. The University of Dar es Salaam Business School is definitely, where you want to go. You are already in the location that offers some of the highest paying jobs, so why not get your education from a top-notch school that will properly prepare you to advance into even higher paying jobs.
Morocco is not only gorgeous, but it is also where you need to consider making your next career move. Located in North Africa, Morocco has had a booming and stable economy, attracting many professionals with the opportunity to get their career off to a great start. If you are an expert in human resources, business and finance, manufacturing, and tourism and hospitality, then Morocco is the place to be.
Another position you might want to consider in Morocco is blogging. You can actually link blogging up with the sector of tourism. You can become an entrepreneur by starting a travel business. You would first need to choose your travel site name. Be sure that it is relevant to your location and that it is easy for tourists to understand.
Once you have that, you can let your explorations begin. Morocco is such a beautiful country; you’ll be able to post pictures and videos of the hottest locations to visit within the country. Being your own boss, with your own site, will allow you the flexibility to work your own hours, and charge prices for your services at a rate you are comfortable with.
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