Financial Times: E-Commerce is here. Can jobs be far behind?

Written by Center for Social Commerce

Published on January 26, 2015

The rapid rise of e-commerce in industries such as banking, retail, and travel has created a demand for people with a deep understanding of these business domains, as well as a firm grasp on social media and digital marketing.

Gen-Y’ers with a passion for the rapidly evolving e-commerce industry will find many opportunities available to them– but do they have the proper training and specialized skills to succeed?

According to Financial Times’ Shivan Bhargava, global business-to-consumer e-commerce sales will soon become a $1,500 trillion industry. Fast learners with a firm grasp on digital marketing will be in highly in-demand as this trend continues.