The concept of working from home has recently become the norm in all the job sectors in and around the country. The COVID pandemic in 2020 led necessitated a system of working where there are zilch chances of meeting people at the risk of getting infected. Hence, companies, organizations, institutions came up with the next best alternative of letting the employees work from their own home. Moreover, freelancing is on the rise because of its systemic freedom. Then again working from home proves to be a boon for saving finances. Traveling costs are minimized and travel time to the workplace can also be saved for the employees. The employers also benefit from saving money from minimal money being spent on workplace infrastructure. The only essential requirement or working from home is a computer and the internet. In a world of social distancing, digitization is the key factor and adaptability to the new post-pandemic situation.
These the some of the best jobs available in the market right now in 2020:
1.Admin & Data Entry: Nowadays most businesses have an online presence and because of the pandemic, companies and organizations have started their daily work operations online. Hence suddenly there is an influx of demand for skilled and experienced administrators who can manage businesses and other activities online. Upwork.com, Fiverr.com are some sites where one can get these jobs. Moreover, another job that has a huge market is that of data-entry. Data of various sort need to be entered into the system by a person skilled in typing and who has basic computer knowledge. Therefore, it is an easy option for people working from home.
2.Writing & Editing: A huge amount of online data is being consumed every day. This information that is available on the internet requires good writers who are capable of writing in different languages, experts on subjects, for contributing to blogs, websites, and other platforms. Content writing is a popular freelance work that can be done through associating with companies or creating seller profiles freelancing websites like freelancer.com, fiverr.com, etc.
3.Teaching & Tutoring: Due to the spread of the COVID pandemic, all educational institutions had to be shut and teaching became an online job. Schools colleges and other institutions are looking for technologically savvy teachers capable of teaching through video conferencing. Moreover, there are websites like UnAcademy and Udemy where a freelancing teacher can start her class and get paid.
4.Buying & Selling: The Internet is not only the best platform for the promotion of products and services but also selling it online because of the reachability. There are shopping platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Alibaba where one can display their products, and people can buy it. Buying and selling also take place through affiliate marketing and sponsored posts on Instagram and other social media platforms. A business can open a website for selling products directly to the consumers also.
5.Customer service: Consumers are growing in numbers and with that queries, services, remote problem solving are also on the rise. The customer service includes catering to the consumer’s issues about products and services. Usually, there are call centers that do the job of customer service. But now people can do it from home with an average skill set, and earn money through it.
So, there you have it. These possibilities give you the flexibility to operate from either place when telecommuting and avoiding traffic during rush hours. It’s not easy to do these jobs from home, but if you spend some time on them, they will give you a steady income.