7 In-Demand Online Jobs For Millennials
Would working from the comfort of your own home interest you? You may be able to snag an opportunity sooner than you think.
Nowadays, you really don’t have to go out of your home to earn and have a decent job. All you need is a computer, a stable internet connection, an “I can do attitude” and some basic computer skills.
Working from home lets you avoid the rush and the busy street. More than that, the compensation is quite rewarding. There’s no limit to your income as long as you’re satisfying your clients and you meet their deadlines.
An Advocacy group Telework Coalition reported that over 40 million Americans work from home. At home-jobs are also one of the fastest-growing careers in other countries.
Browse through the most in-demanding online jobs:
A transcriptionist is one of the popular jobs you can apply online without the need of an experience. The job requires you to listen to audio files and simply type what you heard.
For a starter, you need a computer, a keyboard and an internet. Usually, a medical transcriptionist transcribes lectures or a doctor’s medical dictation. You can earn $25 per hour or higher.
Do you have a flare for writing? Writing is one of the popular jobs online. A writer writes articles, blogs, content and other writing needs that their client needs online.
All you need is a computer, reliable internet connection and basic computer skills. Some companies have their in-house writers, but nowadays freelance writers are in-demand more than ever. There are so many opportunities for writers online. Having an experience and a good portfolio is an advantage.
Social Media Manager
A social media manager helps businesses reach tens of thousands of people just by maximizing their clients’ presence online. It is relatively a new job on the internet, but if you know how to build followers then you are a good candidate.
A survey taker reviews a product, answers questions about shopping or takes an opinion poll. It’s an easy job, but be wary with some scams that ask you to pay to be a member, or demands your social security number.
A virtual assistant works as a secretary that performs office duties, such as managing the client’s calendar, writing and replying to emails, or managing their client’s social media accounts. You need to be reliable, punctual, has organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
Tutorial video or film maker
You can earn as much as you want if you have the talent and the skills to make videos on YouTube. If you have a special hobby or talent that you want to share, you can make videos and share it on the social media platform to earn.
YouTube pays monthly, but you have to satisfy the required minimum video views, click-throughs and ads. If you didn’t hit the minimum, the balance accumulates the next month.
Corporate English Trainer
Native English speakers are the best candidates for the job as long as they have the interest in other cultures, loves chatting online and possess the basic computer skills. You usually work for a minimum of 20 hours a week to teach people in Japan, Korea, Germany and France, how to speak English.
The sessions take place over the Skype. Many companies also hire people certified with English as a Second Language (ESL). Check out ISUS (iSpeakUSpeak.com) if you’re interested.
About the Author
Regine Walters works as a life coach for addictions, writer and an English trainer online. She believes that no person should be left jobless, if you have the perseverance because there’s so many opportunities for the right people.