In the midst of the new corona virus pandemic, many companies are implementing voluntary or mandatory work-from-home or remote working policies. That means lots of us are dealing with an unusual change of working from home and in this increasingly digital world, there has never been a better time to work from home.

Remote Jobs or Jobs from Home are the perfect opportunities for those who need to stay home for health reasons, have to care for a loved one, or simply don’t wish to deal with a hectic commute every day. For remote jobs, you’ll need a computer, some basic skills and a dedicated working space. Given the situation many companies are enforcing work from home culture till March 2021. Unfortunately, work-from-home scams are becoming more prevalent as such jobs become more common however we must also be aware of  scams and fake job opportunities,

When starting your search for a genuine home-based job, keep in mind that any position, working from home or not, will pay better if you have experience and a can-do attitude

  1. Freelance Writing and Editing : Work-from-home writing jobs cover a wide range of positions, including freelancing for consumer magazines, blogging, and editing jobs. It is suitable for a person who’s creative with their words and has a passion for content. It is all about Write, copy edit, fact-check, update, and organize content in a way that’s compelling to readers.

              Basic qualification required: Should have a Bachelors degree in Arts or a related field.

              Average salary: Rs 0.75 lakh to 3.72 lakh per annum (Depending on experience)

2. Digital Marketing: The most trending and demanding job is digital marketing which has lot of scope. Many companies provide the option of work from home if you are working as a digital marketing specialist. Freelancing jobs are of in a great demand and you can register on different freelancing websites, create your own site and advertise in order to fetch projects from there. First few projects may be challenging but once you have some good reviews and good clients served, you can make them as your regular clients and make good money and also that will help you to gain future clients.

               Basic qualification required: The candidates are required to have a Bachelors’ degree in related field.

               Average salary: Rs 1.75 lakh to 10.50 lakh per annum (Depending on experience)

3. Graphic designer: The individuals, who partly have a way with creativity and partly with technicality, can opt for this job. The professionals engaged in this job will have to Create virtual displays of art and graphics by assembling images, typographies, and motion graphics for published, printed, or digital media. This may include drafting logos, packaging, labels, and advertisements for brands. Top candidates will have skills in creativity, typography, software, web design, Adobe Photoshop, technology, and more.

              Basic qualification required: Those applying for the job of a web-designer should posses undergraduate diploma in design, fine arts or equivalent.

             Average salary: Rs 0.94 lakh to Rs 5.26 lakh per annum (Depending on experience)

4. Translator: If you are good at bridging the gap between languages, this job suits you. The translators are professional experts who can convert spoken and written words in a desired language. All you need to do is translate the sourced material into the targeted, desired language without modifying the meaning of the original copy.

               Basic qualification required: No specific degree is required. Only good communication skills and fluency in various languages (at least more than one) is needed.

             Average salary: Rs 1.24 lakh to 10.76 lakh per annum

5. Online Tutor/Coach: The basic things required for this job is a computer, right source of knowledge and target audience. The people who want to get a job of tutor will have to provide assistance to students to help them build confidence level and make them understand the course. You will be required to create a virtual classroom for students to evaluate their work and give them feedback. You need to have a vast knowledge of the subject, good communication skills and should be able to motivate students. This job can include online education wherein you teach students particular subject or even you can be online coach for fitness and health, there are variety of options of digital learning platform.

Basic qualification required: The candidates are required to have a Bachelors’ degree in related field.

               Average salary: Rs 0.70 lakh to Rs 8.74 lakh per annum

6. Social Media Manager: Social media managers create, manage, and grow brands through content creation and advertising campaigns on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and more. Skills such as photography, writing and editing, research, marketing, and data collection are key.

               Basic qualification required: The candidates are required to have a Bachelors’ degree in related Marketing field.

               Average salary: Rs 0.70 lakh to Rs 8.74 lakh per annum

7. Medical Transcriptionist: Although working from home is not usually connected with the medical field, a surprising number of medical jobs can be performed from home. Occupations include medical transcription, medical coding, and virtual nursing. Even some pharmacists work from home reviewing prescriptions, overseeing transfers from one pharmacy to another, and providing counselling on the use of medications. The job description of these professionals includes transcribing dictated recordings from physicians and other medical professionals into reports, memos and other documents. The candidates are required to possess strong listening and typing skills and the willingness to follow a doctor’s orders.

Basic qualification required: To apply for this job, the candidate should have Associates’ degree or should have done one year certification programme.

               Average salary: Rs 0.72 lakh to Rs 3.60 lakh per annum

8. Freelance Recruiter: This is pretty much the same position as an in-house recruiter except you get to work remotely. The other major difference is that you search the web to find the right employee for the right position. You’re also responsible for screening the applicant and being a part of the interviewing and negotiation process and building client relationship. Many consultancy and companies are hiring freelancer recruiter to close the required position. An individual can build in his/her own clients and can also work for consultancy or companies.

               Basic qualification required: The candidates are required to have a Bachelors’ degree in  related HR field.

               Average salary: Rs 0.70 lakh to Rs 8.80 lakh per annum

9. Customer service representative: Companies are looking for candidates with excellent speaking abilities and solid computer skills to serve customer with better customer service experience and resolve issues and conflicts. You can cater to Pan India or international clients depending on companies that you join. Many companies, especially online-based companies like Amazon, Flipkart hire plenty of remote Customer service representative to work for them. The jobs can range from selling products to selling advertising space to dozens of clients.

Basic qualification required: The candidates are required to have a Bachelors’ degree in related field.

Average salary: Rs 0.70 lakh to Rs 4.74 lakh per annum

10. Online Data Entry : Data entry encompasses different job titles, but they usually include inputting data into a company’s system from written or audio files. Most legitimate companies hiring for this type of work hire people as part time or freelancers. Be sure to examine the opportunities to avoid scams and never pay for enrollment fees and software

               Basic qualification required: High School graduate or bachelors degree.

               Average salary: Rs 0.70 lakh to Rs 3.54 lakh per annum

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