Before this 2020 pandemic, you could hardly request your boss to permit you to work remotely. But now, when every country has ordered a complete lockdown, everyone is operating its business from home. With this compulsion, companies have actually noted better productivity as employees have the time flexibility to meet their deadlines. Even the meetings are held virtually through which regular updates can be given. Indeed, every business can’t be operated from home like the manufacturing industry. But the service sector or the IT sector, which is entirely dependant on the internet and digital devices can be operated from home!
This situation has got all of us to think that, are work from home jobs better? Can we earn the same amount of bucks if we choose to work from home even after this pandemic comes to an end?
Today, there are innumerable professions like content writing, graphic designing, web development, app development, digital marketing, social media management, etc. to choose from. You need the necessary knowledge and exposure to pursue any professional career successfully. So, you can always start out as a freelancer or do part-time jobs to enhance your skills.
This article will set a clear picture in front of you about the best professional work-from-home jobs!
One of the only industries that have grown exponentially even during this pandemic is digital marketing. The field is quite dynamic and requires more expertise in SEO (Search Engine Optimization), lead generation, and video marketing.
The job’s basic idea is to bring more traffic to a company’s website, bringing more subscribers to the YouTube channel, designing email marketing campaigns, and social media campaigns.
Thus, the process of digitalizing any business depends on digital marketers. There are several certification courses available in the market for learning digital marketing like SalesForce etc.
The starting salary of a fresher in this field in Pakistan is Rs. 30,000 – Rs. 40,000. The more experienced you are, the higher is your salary. This job is pursued mostly by the freelancers to earn more.
Those days are gone when customers used to buy products by visiting the shop or contact through visiting cards. Today, if a company doesn’t have a website, the customers won’t tag it as a genuine company and will not buy its product.
Having a website has become a must for every business, and that’s why web developers are quite in demand in the market. You can either be proficient in front-end or back-end development. Becoming a full-stack developer requires a lot of experience but gives back an attractive salary.
There are many online courses to learn this skill, but you must do some live projects to gain expertise. The starting salary of a front-end developer in Pakistan is Rs. 14 Lakhs – Rs. 16 Lakhs per annum.
If you had the dream of becoming a teacher but don’t have the degree to be selected in a college or a school, then online platforms are your best option! In the last 7-8 years, numerous websites have emerged that allow experts in different fields to instruct and upload their online lectures.
If you feel that you can teach something, you can start by uploading your videos on YouTube or collaborate with online learning platforms. The salary depends on the number of students who enroll in your courses.
Every day, trillions of TB of data are generated, and companies require professionals who can handle such a huge amount of data. Sometimes the data is on the papers that need to be fed into the computer system.
Data entry operators have to type and organize the data. The stipend/salary is based on the number of hours you work. You must know MS Excel and must be skilled in typing.
The salary of a data entry operator varies from Rs. 10,000 – Rs. 25,000 per month in Pakistan. The best part is that this job doesn’t require any prerequisites and can be easily done from home without any expense.
Apart from the above options, some other new professions are also emerging as an option to work from home. The main point to be noted is that all of the above-mentioned professions depend on the internet.
Therefore, one must have excellent internet connectivity along with a laptop or PC with the latest configurations. As soon as your experience increases, you can easily begin a start-up in that field as well!
Work from home jobs will quickly become more popular in the coming years, and companies could change their standard policies too. It would be seen as an essential perk in corporate jobs.
This concept has surely broken the myth that only a 9 to 5 job can bring productivity. You can work remotely and still get better efficiency. So, these were some of the best professional work-from-home jobs.
Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios.
When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games