15 Sought After Skill Sets Post SHTF
15 Sought After Skill Sets Post SHTF by Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog
TDC Note – If you watch any of the apocalyptic shows like The Hunger Games, Maze Runner, Divergent, Walking Dead, etc., you learn very quickly it is the people that are the most in demand resource. People with skills are extremely valuable. Your mind, hands and heart are, by far, your most valuable asset in a post apocalyptic world.
Having a skill like solar panel repair, wind turbine repair, water systems, weapons, making ammo – ammo of all kinds, real skills that make a world without electricity work properly will go a long way if the grid goes down for an extended period or if we go through any type of major catastrophe.
After society collapses into varying forms of chaos, the initial period of ‘adjustment’ may result in loss of life never before seen. The scenario truly is one of collapse.
Our modern conveniences and our modern lifeblood of technologies break down to the extent of inability to provide for the masses who depend on them.
– Many or most aren’t showing up for work
– Manufacturing has slowed to a crawl or even stopped
– Supply chains of distribution have been severely disrupted
– Financial collapse as markets react
– Shortages of everything
– Skirmishes, violent reactions
– Majority runs out of life sustaining food and clean water
– Period of Die-off
As the interim phase transpires and transitions from collapse and chaos to survival and rebuild, there will be uniques sets of sought after skills.
These may fall under categories which include:
There will be specific needs demanding specific skills. Some may be more in demand than others. A few years ago I had put out a poll which asked MSB readers for their opinion.
I recently looked at that resulting list again and have captured some of the more popular skill sets for your information: