Work from home sounds to be the thing of 2020. The pandemic has surely made many office jobs to be ‘WFH’. But there are specific skills that can be mastered and would give you a good paycheck too. People nowadays do look for opportunities online. With the world embracing digital times, a lot of jobs can be done through many online portals. Though there is a limitation to these jobs, here are some work from home jobs that pay well:
One of the most common and famous freelancing work is content writing. Content writing is creating written articles, blogs or portals online. If you have some basic language skill and have a general interest in writing, this is one of the best options for you. One doesn’t require a strong academic background, some basic qualifications and a simple understanding of content framing would work wonders. Many companies often have an opening for content and creative writers. It is one of the jobs that can be done from home without actually making rounds to an actual office. You can even have a choice of blogging. Writing content for blogging websites can also be interesting to many. There is multiple genres one can follow:
- Beauty and Fashion
If you have a passion for teaching or enjoy being an educator? This is a good option for you. Most online teaching portals decide a pay based on hours invested by the teacher. One of the key aspects of online teaching is the freedom of time. You can decide the time and the hours you wish to invest in the job. If you have a good grip on a particular language or subject, you can work as a specialist for the same. Online tutoring also includes the option of being a pronunciation specialist, where you teach students how to speak a language like a native speaker. Languages focus on English, foreign and regional languages. Subjects like social studies, mathematics, science and technical subjects like coding and Java, C++ are can be taught online. Many online portals are always looking for good educators for such subjects.
A graphic designer is the one who creates posters, images, logos which are used in both, digital and print. It can be company based or project-based. One can associate themselves directly with the customer. You can easily find jobs and projects on many job portals and social media posts. You just need to excel in the skill of photoshop and have a good understanding of colours and designs and what vibe the poster should carry. You can get paid by the project and also charge for the edits and changes that you are asked to make. Many freelance designers create packages and often market their services on social media websites.
If you are good at a particular language, this is the job you can go for. Translation work pays quite good. In a country like India where there are many companies and associations looking for translators to translate works from regional languages to common languages like Hindi and English. It also involves translations from foreign languages as well. This freelance job requires complete fluency in minimum of two languages, both in reading and writing. Translating works are common in publishing and printing companies. One can work as per their convenience and also earn with basic life skills.
Considered easy, but data entry is an important job for many companies. Transferring a large database of information from one folder type to the desired one correctly is the main job for the hired person. All you need is a computer and a good typing skill. Companies often give huge information folders to these entrees and ask them to type them in an excel sheet or create a document for the same. The payment is usually made on file or word-based, depending on the company’s payment choice. It is a good option for someone who is looking for a job that doesn’t require a special skill or want to work for a simple job.
Social Media Marketing
Would require a daily commitment, social media marketing is posting content on social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and so. It involves planning marketing content and creative visual and content representation for the same. Making engaging content and planning the same as per the client’s requirement.
Along with these jobs, apps like Google Task mate are good alternatives for people seeking remote work.