The dream of every serious undergraduate is to see themselves get out of schools some days, every student are always found of anticipating that day in which they will get out of school and always at the end of every session calculating the years remaining to get out of school, in the condition of the country where many don’t even don’t know what to do after graduation they still want to graduate. And apparently the nest move of any student after graduation from institutions such universities and polytechnics is go on for their NYSC except for the cases of those who decide to defer their NYSC for some reasons best known to them.
And in very rare cases do people get posting immediately after graduation, only the few are lucky to get posting few months after their graduation to go on the course of NYSC within the period of one year so as to obtain that which will grant them entry to the cooperate labor market in Nigeria which is the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate.
It is being noticed that larger percent of those who were able to make it to their graduation are also being kept home for some months even before their posting. Most graduates spent this time doing nothing land this may appear kind of sad because of whatever time wasted of used up cannot be recovered, the best you can do to you time is to invest time but so unfortunate that many just stay and do nothing with this particular time that’s why we will quickly be looking majorly on this article what you can do with this time before you posting.
We have bring to several jobs you can do even while still waiting for your posting, this are jobs that can produce quick earning for you, stay tuned as we journey together on this,
- Online Tutoring. Are they type that is so sound academically? Have you thought about tutoring online? I tell there are a lot of people online today that desire sharing out of you knowledge, what’s that, that you know how to teach very well mathematics t, English, science courses or any other thing, even to the extent of teaching trades online do you have particular skills that is worth sharing with other and make your money from them there are different online platform that can get you ready for that and make your money from them. Platform such as TotalPrep, Protech, PrepClass and several free freelance website can help you out on this and give you chance to share knowledge and earn money.
- Sale Consultant For An Online Store. If you have good negotiation and persuasion skills, then this one is for you. Large online stores like Jumia and Konga sell through sales consultants. Jumia runs a sales consultant scheme that pays consultants commissions when they sell items supplied by the store. There are no special qualifications for this role and all you will need to get started is a phone or laptop connected to the internet.
- Graphic Design. This is another work opportunity that can keep you on a earning terms, you can quickly learn this in few month and make your earning from it, it is very easy to learn with full attention and concentration you don’t need any formal education to be a good graphic designer. You can learn on your own and this is a good way to invest the time you will spend waiting for your NYSC posting. You can start by taking free online graphic design courses and reading relevant books. Check out Shaw Academy, Alison and other online resources for free courses, and you can earn a living from designing logos, flyers, book covers, business cards, invitation cards etc.
- Transcription. Typing audio file is another work that can grant you an earning, if you have good typing skills and you are stuck at home waiting for the NYSC posting, you should give this a thought. Starting a transcription business is not so hard and you can make good money from it too. Before you start, do your research, practice and decide if you want to provide general transcription services or focus on a particular area e.g. medical or legal. Go on to advertise your business and source for jobs, Upwork and social media are good places to source for freelance transcription job.
- Translation. If you are the type that is bilingual or fluent in more than one foreign language then working as an online translator may be another good opportunity for you, and Getting started is easy especially with freelancing sites like Upwork and Fiverr at your disposal. Alternatively, you can sign up with a website that employs online translators like Gengo.
- Digital Marketing. This require you to create materials, information, video and any document that can help solve problems of people and you sell it online, so many people do not know that information is fast selling like fire right now in this dispensation, amazon kindle is a major way to go around this, you can make some decent amount of money ($1000) monthly and above.
- Social Media Marketing : The world as gone global and many businesses are now running on social media, the media as become a major avenue that people leverage to meet their clients and customer across the world. Brands like Jumia, Konga do not joke with social media, as it is a major facilitator of their sales.
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO) : This is for those who are into web development, the search engine is of great importance to businesses across the world, if you are an expert in web design, web development and search engine optimization, a lot of money is already waiting for you to come and harvest them, you can build your brand or work as a freelance on fiverr, upwork elance and others.
- Web Design : Everything as gone digital right now, the world is at a faster pace than ever before, you can make money by learning to create website, the good thing you can learn via udemy or even youtube, and you can enroll the course from a professional I.T institute, become a certified web designer, you will be surprise at how much money you can make, if you have got what people want.
- Freelance Writing: Everything on the internet today strive around the idea of content creation, you will be surprise that, the way you write long posts on facebook for fun just to share your idea with the world, can actually put food on your table, ad become a major income generating avenue for you, i have made millions of naira writing articles daily on the internet and blogging. I believe if i can do it, then anyone else cna do it also. you can research on on the idea of freelance writing and what it entails, how to go about it, and get started on fiverr or other freelancing website, where yo can render your service as gigs and make money.
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