So you want to start working from home now?
It’s the perfect time because more and more companies are opening their operations to be virtual or remote.
Once you decide to push the green button, you need to have many skills when working from home. There are also many opportunities that can be available for you, from transcribing to offering virtual assistance and doing graphic layouts to writing copies for social media pages. There is no limit as to what industry you can enter, you can even make an opportunity happen for you such as content creation for your personal pages.
We list down some skills you can have when looking for an online, remote job.
1. Project management
You’ll be handling a team of people to do a certain project that you have to finish after this period of time. You’ll be dividing the tasks among the team members and making sure that your team will develop a workflow that will be most efficient for all of you. You are in charge of talking to the client, updating him or her about the status of the project and what you are still planning to do.
In project management, you can use tools such as Trello and Slack to make sure that everyone in the team is on track and knows how the whole project is moving on.
2. Digital Content creation
There are many small businesses and even big ones that need help developing their online presence. They would hire people to help them take photos, shoot videos, and write captions for their Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok and Twitter accounts. A knowledge of Canva, Prezi, Adobe programs can help you make and design layouts for multiple clients online.
3. Customer service
You can have a lot of well-paying clients when you have excellent communication skills who are able to help them have great customer retention because of quality customer service. You need to know how to answer and solve customer concerns in the best way possible that would leverage the company to excellent status for their customers.
4. Administrative tasks
There are many industries that need assistance with regards to doing the logistics of their business. Many are in the lookout for appointment setters, schedulers, system organizers, etc. You can easily learn this if you are a persistent and hardworking team player.
If you have a knack for writing, many companies are looking for the best writers to join their team. They’d want someone who can write press releases for the company, newsletters, and articles. If you are a communication graduate or you just love to write, this would be easy peasy for you.
6. Online Advertising
Aside from creating content for social media pages, most companies now also look for those with knowledge on Facebook ads or sponsored posts on Instagram and Tiktok. You need to know the algorithm as well as how to analyze statistics of your page in order to maximize the World Wide Web.
When working from home, you would also need ergonomic pieces in your workspace for a luxurious working experience. Here are some of our favorites from FlexiSpot:
To get your creative juices flowing, FlexiSpot designed this drafting table. It has a tabletop you can tilt, a platform you can extend, and a drawer you can use for your desk essentials. You may use this drafting table for painting, drafting, and/or drawing projects. Since it’s height adjustable, you can sit and stand anytime you like. The tabletop is tiltable from 0° to 40° and if you incline it to its maximum angle, no need to worry about things falling off. The safety ledge stopper helps prevent damage to your devices and artwork.
There is also a foldable side platform that you could fold when not in use and extend if you need a spacious surface for your project and what you are working on.
You’d want an organized desk when you’re juggling more than two things at a time. This mesh desk organizer from FlexiSpot comes in black and can easily match any desk. Its primary goal is to improve work efficiency and eliminate stress. This organizer is very easy to assemble and has three tiers of storage space. The third level is a sliding drawer with inside compartments. Aside from that, it also has a vertical shelf at the back where important folders can be stored standing. This organizer is designed to be easy to lift, thanks to its side frames.
Moreover, it’s made of a top-notch mesh metal with smooth black finishing. Its feet have anti-sleep rubbers that prevent it from sliding or scratching surfaces.
People grab this product because of its supreme stability and reliable weight capacity at 355 pounds. BIFMA-certified, the desk is guaranteed to be stable and sturdy at any point. Moreover, you’ll get a 15-year warranty upon purchase.
Its leg columns are thicker than the usual while the column gap is scientifically designed to be 0.05 mm that ensures a smooth lifting operation. The base structure is made of solid carbon steel, reaching an automotive-material grade. All these contribute to its durability, the desk made to last after passing 20k motion tests in the FlexiSpot lab.
You’d love its sleek appearance with a laser-welding technique used for its frame. It features a holeless leg design that is aesthetically pleasing. It is temperature-resistant and has an anti-wear coating which makes sure the color is consistent for many years to come.
Its adjustable height range is from 22.8” to 48.4”, providing a user-friendly experience for people standing between 4’2” to 6’4”.
It comes with an embedded cable tray that is conveniently hidden under the desktop, which makes your workspace organized and visually pleasing. It makes use of a premium keypad with USB charging ports, four programmable height presets, and a child-lock button.
We wish you the best of luck in your work-from-home journey!