Impact of Covid-19 on jobs in India, More then 100 Millions Indian Jobs at Risk

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The concept of remote working has become a necessity during Covid-19 lockdown worldwide. Indian job system and economy is going through a transition amid Corona pandemic. Many Indian employers are trying to make most of the remote work culture.

Surveys reveal that 7 in 10 companies are designing new job roles that will be limited to remote working only. So it is sure that demand for remote jobs will continue to rise post lockdown. We have assembled few data to help you find suitable job and make most productive work during this crisis.

Here is the list of WFH jobs that are in demand in 2020:

  • Web Development:

There are a plenty of opportunities for web developers and this job role is also suitable to work from home. As a web developer, you also have the opportunity to work as a freelancer as web development is generally outsourced by many companies. Web designing and web development are well paid jobs and are always sought after ones.

  • Search engine optimization (SEO):

SEO specialist is always in demand as digital marketing is a necessity for any company to rank their websites on Google and increase traffic. So, SEO is always a good career option and has the window to work remotely.

  • Content writers/editors:

There is a growing demand for skilled web content writing. Blogging, copy writing, editing and proof reading are various forms of content writing. These are the jobs best suitable for remote working. All you need is a good command on language. You can write articles for your own website on any topics or work for other businesses and provide relevant contents for their websites. Knowledge of SEO is an added advantage. 

  • Health care:

If you have a background in medical field, you will be surprised to see plethora of remote job opportunities in health care system. Explore job offers in medical coding, billing, clinical investigator, medical underwriting, and clinical research. Many MNCs hire medical, life science graduates and allied health care professionals for various non-clinical job roles. During this global pandemic, health care system across the nations has come up with multiple job positions and the feasibility to work from home.

  • Customer service representatives:

As businesses are operating online due to lockdown, customer service or call centerexecutives are working from home. All you need for this job is excellent communication skills. You can find lucrative jobs in any private firms and you don’t need a bachelor’s degree.

  • Teacher:

Keeping the safety of children in mind during corona pandemic, parents, schools and coaching institutes are opting for online education. So you can become an online teacher and stay home safe. This can be a great solution.

  • Social media manager:

Many businesses are now relying on social media to expand their reach. As social media management is mostly outsourced, you can choose this as your career choice if you have a demonstrated command of social media.

  • Virtual assistants:

The jobs under this category include administrative tasks, financial tasks like accounting, book keeping, technical services etc. As businesses across the globe have shut down their offices, many companies are now looking for virtual assistance. Search for a relevant job based on your skill set.

The bottom line:

Start today with building up your resume and find compatible jobs for you on largest job portals like Naukri, Indeed etc. Also look for freelancing jobs on Upwork and Fiver which are equally fruitful.

While most of the remote jobs are authentic, beware of job scams.  It’s important to know exactly whom you’re working for. It is always advisable that you do some web searchabout the company and the job role like reviews and complaints, before giving a nod.

Make your dream of WRH come true in 2020.Good luck!

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