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4 Freelance Career Ideas To Keep You Busy Until Something Better Comes Along


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If you’ve just left university after spending three to five years studying for your dream degree, you might be a little disappointed when you come home to find there aren’t that many suitable jobs around at the moment. You probably had big dreams of moving to a major city and living out the rest of your life with an amazing salary, right? Well, unfortunately, things rarely turn out the way we planned (straight away, anyway), and this is precisely why I’m taking the time out to write and release an article for you today. You see; there is a lot of work out there if you know how to find it, it’s just that most of it is short term. Still, lots of short term work is better than nothing, I’m sure you will agree.

Of course, you could always get in touch with agencies like Resource Employment Solutions to find out about the opportunities that have at the moment. I think that would be a good place to start. However, if you’re still not feeling thrilled with your prospects, you might like to take a quick read through some of the suggestions I’ve made below. While they won’t be suitable for everyone, they could be perfect for one or two of you, and so you definitely don’t want to overlook them. I know from personal experience, if you have the skills required, you’ll find the work…

1. Blogger

Presuming you have an English degree or something that has required you to write at speed using a good command of the English language, you could make upwards of £100 per day from writing blogs for marketing companies. Just search online to find out how you get started, as there are hundreds of articles with some very useful information.

2. Sound Engineer

More and more people are leaving higher education with music degrees these days, which is a little worrying as the industry isn’t really that large. Still, if you learned how to use a studio properly and get the sounds bands desire, you could make a lot of cash from becoming a freelance sound engineer. Just do some networking, and get in touch with all the studios local to you.

3. Photographer

Whether you specialist in press shots for businesses, or even if you attack the wedding market, becoming a freelance photographer will allow you to spend a lot of time away from home, and could also make your life a little more relaxed. Taking good photographs is an art form though, and you’ll need to master it before you get lots of clients.

4. Consultant

You have a degree in some subject or another, right? Well, there are lots of people out there who could benefit from your knowledge, and so becoming a freelance consultant and operating a video messaging or telephone service to clients all over the world could help you to keep going until something better comes along. Who knows; you might even earn so much you continue with this indefinitely.

Well guys, that’s me done for this week, but I sincerely hope you find some suitable job in the near future. And if you don’t, remember, there’s nothing stopping you from creating one!

Good luck!


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