Interesting Part-time Work From Home

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 Interesting Part-time Work From Home Opportunities For You

Part-time jobs are a great way to earn extra income, add to your work 

experience and to utilise your time better. Part-time work from home also 

makes it easier for some people because it helps them balance work and 

personal lives together. Especially stay-at-home moms, new mothers, 

students, budding entrepreneurs; find this option great as they get to focus 

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on other things as well. 

There are many perks of earning from home. This is more so if you have 

other commitments that need the same amount of attention as your job. 

Let us look at the advantages of a part-time work from home opportunity 

and let’s help you decide the right option for you.

Advantages of a part-time job from home

• Flexibility of time • Ensures work-life balance • Makes you financially independent • Improves mental health as stress levels decrease • Saves you time and money

These are just some of the benefits of taking up a part-time work from 

home job. Along the way you will find more reasons to love this kind of a 

setup especially during this pandemic. In fact, it can also become your 

primary source of income.

Without further ado, let us look at some interesting opportunities for you 

from home, that will help you earn money. These options are either skill 

based or require no previous experience in some cases. So, let’s get 

cracking.

3 part-time work from home opportunities during the lockdown

Freelancing

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To become a freelancer, all you need is some time, a stable internet 

connection and of course the right channel to pursue it from. If you’re good 

at writing, you can join sites like Freelancer, iWriter etc. to pursue that 

field. As a content writer, you will need to have a flair for creating authentic 

and useful content for your readers. Usually, you are paid for each article 

you write, but sometimes it also depends on the kind of contract that the 

client offers you. It is also a good practice to have a professional profile or 

portfolio of yours on LinkedIn, to meet with more clients and network 

better. Post links of your previous work on the profile and stay active by 

engaging with others in the field.

You can freelance as an artist, graphic designer, tutor, proof reader and the 

list goes on. Freelancing in any field is possible as long as you join the right 

platforms that offer you that kind of work.

Online reselling

Reselling products online is every budding entrepreneur’s dream. This is 

also an opportunity for those who have dreamt of running their own 

business. The only difference here is that this is through an online portal. 

You must be wondering how a business can be a part-time gig right? Well, 

this is because an online reselling business through the right app only 

requires you to work for a few hours in a day and that too through just a 

smartphone.

 When it comes to a reselling app, there is Shop101 which is a zero 

investment portal and one which allows its user to create an online store 

under 2 minutes.

They have a product catalog ready for you to choose your products from 

and resell to your customers. In fact, you don’t even need to worry about 

the fulfilment process because the manufacturer takes care of the shipping 

and delivery. All you need to focus your energy on is picking the right 

products, sharing them with friends, family and on social media and earning 

the margins.

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The tip here would be to pick the right products and sharing them on the 

right channels as this will help you improve your sales and your brand’s 

visibility.

Virtual assistant 

One can become a part-time virtual assistant if they possess the right skills. 

Communication skills, cloud based skills, organisational and time 

management skills are among some of the skills you should possess. These 

will really help you manage the company, influence decisions, help you 

schedule meetings and travel for your clients and so on.

You are also responsible for the administrative tasks, sending out and 

answering emails, coordinating with clients and so on. This profile is in 

demand and there is training also available for the same. It is definitely a 

great way to earn from home and learn a lot of new skills along the way.

Part-time jobs are a great way to make money from the comforts of your 

home; with little or no training. It all depends on the kind of work you’re 

looking for and how much time you have in hand, to dedicate to the job.

We hope this article gives you a little clarity about part-time jobs and how 

you can make the most of your time during this lockdown.

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