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SIDE-HUSTLES THAT COULD BE TURNED INTO A CAREER

SIDE-HUSTLES THAT COULD BE TURNED INTO A CAREER

Thinking about Career is important when you are in college. Regardless of whether you are a university senior or a full-time employee, a side hustle on the go is quintessential for the youth of today. Back then, during the time of millennials, we were used to opting for traditional jobs. In fact, we were so very conservative that we hardly switched through jobs. However, with the evolution of time, our workplace has started to see a transition. Numerous freelancers are now filling up the big shoes of in-office workers. And an all the more alarming fact is that this young workforce is fresh graduates or sometimes even people who’d just started college – Let’s not forget the story of Tanmay Bakshi here. What started off as a hobby can now be translated into secure financial future for yourself by churning the best results from your side hustles.

Side-hustles are an important entity in the gig economy. These short-term contracts can easily materialize into a professional career opportunity, converting your pocket money into a full-time income – making you the boss of your financial future. Here is a list of the promising hustles that you could’ve started as a hobbyist but can have the potential to be turned into a full-time career!

DEVELOPER

A developer’s job post is conceivably the most technical endeavor that one could bank. Yet, we’re often looking at several hobbyists who’ve developed a basic Android application or even a personal blog. These are the baby steps that will lead you to the developer’s desk in the corporate world. So, you might have worked on an HTML project or even a simple android application for a college project. But, that isn’t the end of it!

Now, when you successfully set up a website or an application, post your code GitHub and make yourself prominent amongst the corporates. These mini projects of yours when documented on digital platforms can escalate into enormous monetary benefits. And to beat a permanent opportunity out of it, keep yourself updated with the programming languages.  Earn some credentials via open sources Udemy, Coursera and the like. Put this feather of credibility on your crown and reach out to the corporates on HireOwl for a lifetime opportunity in the corporate community!

TRANSLATOR

Are you wondering why anyone would need a translator? Well, then there’s lots for you to know. Let’s take a look at the IT industry. The headquarters of several corporates are based in Korea, China, USA and several other countries of the world. So, who do you think bridges the communication gap between the industrialists of these nations? Translators!

For your first steps, you could learn a language of your interest from the centers around you or just log in to DuoLingo! Complete the basics and start yourself as a freelancer for small companies. Gradually build a profile for yourself and start taking the plunge into the ocean of translation and interpretation services!

CONTENT WRITER

Who knew that someone who started out right a small column for her college magazine would grow up to right the future of a company? But, yes that is what is happening out here! You do not need a degree in literature to be a writer. Some of us just have a flair for the language.

So, before you go official, write a few drafts on every niche – from health to fashion and even to academics. Build a personal blog and link your resume to all your works. Finding the first client might seem overwhelming; but trust once you’ve impressed one, your network is sure to expand! Put yourself out on our job portal and see where we take you.

PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEOGRAPHER

In this Instagram driven age, who wouldn’t love a good picture or a great video that shows the world a beautiful side of oneself? Well, all of us have a smartphone but that which everyone does not have is a DSLR. Odds are that even if we manage to get hold of a DSLR, all of us out here might have the knack of using it, let alone editing the picture! So, if you are handy with a cam, undoubtedly, you are going places.

Wondering where you’ll find the right start? For the novice out there, start by participating in online photo contests, gradually move onto smaller parties. And, there you are building a strong profile for our recruiters!

MARKETER

The door to door marketing? Duh, no! We are the digital natives and we’ve always got an easy way out of the hardest of situations. You might be just another university graduate who has got a great social profile or you might be someone who has got a good grasp of the digital marketing tools (you might know the selling strategy behind Amazon); then you are a marketer. A digital marketer is a promising career choice because the internet is here to stay! Sign up for our portals and help our recruiters brand their products!

JOBS FOR THE GEN Z

JOBS FOR THE GEN Z

Move aside millennials, here comes the next generation of workers – Gen Z!

Constituting over a quarter of the American population, Gen Z is the first digital natives who are gradually transforming the work arena into a digital capsule. Although a major chunk of this generation of young adults is still in colleges and universities, they’ve elegantly begun to swipe into the corporate world.

What was the driving force behind such ingenious talent?

Their resolve to succeed stems from the economically uncertain environment they’ve been brought up in. Having grown up watching their millennial predecessors being plagued by student loans, these digital natives were determined to not put themselves through such financial insecurities. The tech-savvy gen Z is an intellectual bunch of young professionals who are eager to learn and mold themselves to meet the corporate standards.These young professionals who are just out of school work for the cause of their heart, and not just for mere financial compensation. That is probably why most of them are into freelancing, because, they bring their own luck.

So, what are the most probable jobs that our media-savvy young adults would love to do? Here are a few:

DEVELOPER

Generation-Z has no life without technology. Having been raised in a highly automated environment, technology is engrained into their survival instincts. Life today is driven by their apps, from the quantity of water intake to the hours of sleep you manage to get; these young adults have got an eye for detail and a mind that is inventive enough to develop applications that cater to real-world needs. Being a technocratic troop of youngsters, it is no great surprise to find the sophomores at college come up with innovative application-based solutions for day to day issues.

TRANSLATOR

We are a global community, a communion of different people of distinct linguistics. Yet, we’ve managed to unite across borders and to flourish as a corporate firm. Such synergy among people of different nations wouldn’t have been possible without the help of translators. A second language you’d learned in high school or a new language interest that you’d been pursuing in college, all of them give you the authenticity to take up positions in several industries. From the film making to lawsuits, the world is yours to pick!

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETER

A new brand is springing up with every passing minute. And, who can be a better influencer other than the social media-centric gen-Z? With every fragment of your lives out in public, a position as a social media marketer will be an easy click for these insanely popular young adults.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

From advertising to branding and to web design, graphic designers are an elegant ensemble of a technocrat and an artist. A new generation brings in a newer thought process with an artistic ingenuity that portrays simple aspects of a brand in an entirely newer dimension with a touch of modern technology, making the digital natives the perfect picks of the era.