With the invention of technology and innovation, the system of workplace and space is fast changing from what it use to be, for instance, we now have AI Technology that is almost replacing most o the things that humans use to do, robots can now do them, even the richest man in the world in person of Elon Musk has make demand for new workers and interested applicants to sign up for job position without any Certificate, what he needs is not their certificate but their problem solving ability, that is the age we are in now, and if you desire to earn good money, even working from the comfort of your home in Nigeria, this article is for you.
Here are 8 great skills and Job you can get in Nigeria without using your University certificate; some are skills you can learn from professionals in the field or even learn on youtube or udemy by yourself.
- Software engineering
- Digital marketer
- Data scientist
- Brand influencer
- Sales Rep
- Real Estate Agent
- Personal Trainer
“Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn
Developing the required skill set for such jobsFirst, determine your current skills. Spend time answering the following questions:
What do you enjoy? For example, interacting with people, solving problems, writing, etc.
Are you complimented for any specific ability? For example, ability to solve problems, resolving conflicts, etc.
Do you have any past accomplishments? It could be anything big or small. For example, you completed a community project, volunteering, or won an award.
What skills helped you deliver results?
Next, you must expand your skillset to take advantage of the opportunities. Here are several ways you can develop the required skills for top-paying jobs without a degree:
Set goals for yourself
Learn from online resources
Practice your skills
Freelance (if possible) – Register on online portals to get freelance jobs. Some popular freelancing portals are Freelancer.com, Upwork.com, and Fiverr.com.
Find a mentor
Review related job descriptions
Join a professional association in your field
When you come across a job that seems like an ideal fit for, don’t put it aside if the “education qualification” section says “degree desired.” Some hiring managers fill this section because it is the “norm.”
Times have changed. People without a university degree are entering high-paying jobs like web developers, graphic designing, hair stylists, personal trainers, etc. Of course, there are professions like doctors and engineers which ask for a formal qualification. But, several best-paying jobs are willing to hire those with no university degree.