Lockdown Shouldn’t Be Shutdown
Do you know that according to edition.cnn.com/ More than 33 million people — or 1 in 5 Americans — have filed initial unemployment claims. And a record 20.5 million jobs were lost in April, and America is the superpower.
Wrong! It doesn’t have to be.
While we have been obliged to lockdown businesses and stay at home, expenses and bills aren’t on lockdown. We need to stock the house, pay bills, and more spending we didn’t even plan for.
But despite the global curfew and fluctuating lockdowns in cities worldwide, remote job-openings, especially in the technology industry are holding fairly steady in the middle of the economic crisis.
While many are saddled with uncertainty in their jobs and careers during this pandemic, with lots of pay cut and compulsory retirement, Tech affiliated companies offer opportunities for job seekers to explore the ever-evolving and increasing range of remote job opportunities available.
Stay with us to know 5 easy ways to earn money during the lockdown period without putting your life and health at risk and compromising your earning potential!
- Online Graphic Design Jobs
It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but graphic design is a million dollar making business. If you are a graphic designer with common graphic software like Adobe Photoshop, and/or Adobe Illustrator skills, you will always be in demand as many international platforms are hiring graphic designers for small to big projects like complimentary cards, logo designs, banner designs, brochure designs, etc. It’s a skill you can learn online on YouTube without sweating.
- Online Teaching and Tutoring Jobs
Teaching jobs is a fun job and the pay is good especially now that kids can’t go to school, the demands for online tutors have tripled. All you need to do is create tutorials on your expertise and promote your social media profile like linkedin.com, Facebook even YouTube and then you work from the comfort of your home and guess what, physical presence with the students is not required.
- Content Writing Jobs
Online content writing job is a very flexible opportunity; you can choose your working hours and work from your convenience. If you have kids, you can work online and still find time to spend with your kids and family. You don’t answer to anyone, you are your own boss and no matter how long the lockdown lasts, you are sure of a steady regular income. Whether you are a novice writer or an expert researcher, with good writing skills and passion for writing, you can get into the work of content writing.
- Get into blogging or vlogging
You are at home and you have a lot of time in your hands, this is the best time to explore, as both options are one of the easiest, simplest and most effective things to invest in this period- and do you know the fun part, it doesn’t cost a dime. In addition, you are also bridging the social distance rule by nurturing a connection and not breaking the law, and a connection is precisely what we’re all looking for during this time of crisis. You could blog/vlog on anything and everything, from sharing your day to day life experiences to writing about your interests. All you need to do is create video content and publish on streaming services like YouTube. Patience and consistency are two key factors to succeed in your blogging/vlogging career.
- Data Analyst
A data analyst collects data and uses it to help companies make better business organizational decisions. Most businesses use data analysts to help collect and analyze data but applicants to fill these roles are always in demand and the rewards can be good. The fun part is, you can absolutely work from home or remotely as a data scientist as all of the work happens on your system or on a distributed system that you can access remotely. With knowledge of Excel and other sophisticated software packages, you are good to go.
If you’d like to continue working remotely after the coronavirus pandemic situation ends, then starting and building a solid portfolio should be a top priority.
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