Working from home used to be a remote dream for many (pun intended) – but these days, more and more employees and employers choose to leave behind the brick and mortar spaces in favor of their comfortable couches, home offices, quiet cafes, and, why not, beaches.
Truth be told, with technology at your disposal, you can connect with your workmates and supervisors regardless of where in the world you may be – so there’s absolutely no reason why most office jobs wouldn’t be suitable for a work at home policy.
What are some of the most commonly encountered ones though? We have some tips for you – so read on and find out more.
Developing web applications and websites is a huge demand right now, so you could definitely do this. You DO need some serious programming skills to be able to make it in this field, but the great news is that you don’t need actual formal education to start this kind of job.
You can always take accredited courses online and involve yourself in a few voluntary jobs to build your portfolio – and this job will definitely allow you to work wherever in the world you may be.
Do you have a graphic inclination and talent? Is your aesthetic sense flawless?
Why not be a web designer, then? Same as with the web development jobs, you don’t need actual formal education in this field to land a decent job (or a bunch of them, if you prefer to work project-based).
You DO need to know how to work with different software applications (like Corel Draw, Photoshop, and son). And you DO need to invest in buying the license for these tools.
Other than that though, the demand for quality designers is still on the rise – so you still have plenty of chances of achieving work at home success with this.
Articles, web copy, ebooks, case studies, business letters, emails – you name it, and you will definitely find job posts for this kind of job. If you’ve always been good with words, maybe it’s time for you to make this your main work at home occupation.
No, you might not land a fulltime job the first time you apply (especially given this is a highly competitive niche). But with enough perseverance and a constant inclination towards perfecting your skill, you can definitely start making a living out of this.
VA – Virtual Assistant
Virtual Assistants come in all shapes under the sun. Some of them do simple data entry work. Others act as full-fledged managerial assistants. With so many digital nomads opening their own businesses, they are looking for someone who can help them with a variety of tasks – so if you’re good with technology and if you’re a fast learner, you will be able to land a decent-paid VA job in no time.
Of course, these are just some of the jobs you can do working at home (or wherever in the world you may be!). Soon enough, most jobs will be done online, with very few exceptions – precisely because the job market is rapidly changing!