Four Job Titles of the Future

Last Updated May 7, 2010 7:00 AM EDT

  • Traceability manager

    Traceability manager

    Traceability manager

    Say 'jobs of the future' and people conjure up images of space tourist operators and avatar managers. Future Savvy author Adam Gordon created a list that has some worrying niches (organ agents to mediate between donors and recipients is one), but there are some ideas that sound realistic. Here are four.

    We have been toying with the idea of carbon credits for a while but with escalating global warming, it's likely that carbon credits will become a vital currency and so will the traceability manager's job. Part detective, part risk manager, the job would mean examining global supply chains to check for suppliers that might be carbon-costly to your company.

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