22nd Apr 2021   |   Glow & Lovely Careers   |     |  
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Virtual Assistants, Online survey participants, Content Creators and Social Media marketers

Career Guidance

Using one’s education and working from home is no longer a dream now. It is reality.

If there was one positive outcome of Corona, it was this - It convinced the world that it is possible to work from home. And work efficiently. All one needs is dedication, sincerity and access to the correct information and resources.

There are many new opportunities for women available today that allow women to use their education and still work from home…

  1. Becoming a Virtual assistant

A virtual assistant is someone who works virtually (from home and not office) and does the same work that one would do in the office.

Imagine working in an office – setting up meetings, processing bills, doing data entry or providing technical support or doing some sort of creative work. Now imagine doing the same work…. but from your home and what you have is a virtual assistant!

From organizing emails to scheduling meetings to solving IT-related queries – the demand for virtual assistants is increasing.

There are many companies that specialize in providing virtual assistants to corporates. What they do is match the educational qualifications and the skills of the candidate with the requirement of the jobs.

In such cases, having a good resume that highlights one's skills and achievements is a great help. There are many sites that offer paid services to create good resumes. If you want to understand how to create a strong resume for free, click here!  

  1. Online Survey participants

Many companies want people to test their products and give feedback. This helps them improve their products and launch better ones in the market.

As an online survey participant, all you need to do is try out the new products which are launched in the market. And you can try these products from the comfort of your home.

Additionally, you can also give your feedback – about what did you like or not, from your home via a telephone or a computer.

All you need to do is Google and get the names of companies offering online surveys and register yourself. The companies will have forms asking you basic details such as your name, age and basic qualification. Once you register, the companies themselves will contact you to try out the products.

  1. Online content creators

Like writing? Have a computer and an internet? Then that is all that you need to be a content creator.

As a content creator, all one needs to do is write content. There are many websites that offer freelance writing opportunities to such people.

To know more about such opportunities where you can sit at home, work and earn…click here.

  1. Social media marketers and Influencers

These people use social media sites to promote products.

A social media marketer may make use of the number of groups or contacts she has on WhatsApp or Facebook to promote products.

She can send them pictures of different products from different sellers, and people may buy through her. Every time someone purchases something; she gets a commission.

There is no investment required for such activities. All one needs is knowing a good network of people who are willing to buy from you and sellers willing to sell through you.

An influencer is someone who has a lot of people following her on social media sites like Instagram or Facebook. Companies usually approach such people to promote or advertise their products.

All you need to do is choose your area of interest and post interesting content – videos, small stories, tips, photos online.  If other people find your content interesting, you will soon become a social media influencer, and companies will pay you to promote their products.

There are many new and exciting job opportunities now available for women – That allow them to work from home and make use of their education. If you wish to find out which career will suit you, you can also take free career tests online, or you can check out options detailing the different types of jobs available for women today.