Finding a job that gives you both satisfaction and good remuneration is never easy. Top that with the serious lack of job opportunities that match one’s calibre in many areas. These disparities in employment opportunities have led to a significant shift in the employment pattern lately as more and more young minds are opting for self-created employment opportunities. Surely, the onus of the whole process falls on the individual but self-employment definitely has its perks.
Career options ranging from teaching to setting up your own business Enterprise fall in this category. One can go for non-conventional pursuits like freelancing, writing or online startups. Not only do these professions break away from the monotony of a 10 to 6 job but are also helping change the social and economic dynamics.
With the growing influence of mass media, journalism is definitely a profession to vie for. A lot of good institutes impart training in this field and there is no dearth of employment here as this field is burgeoning. Granted, the working hours can be a bit hectic but offers a lot of excitement for vigorous minds.
The conventional way of doing business can get a lot of impetus if electronic media becomes the foundation for the same. A lot of startups are also coming up with the same objective. In a lot of countries, government is aiding these startups to stimulate the process as these online business ventures have already created a strong rapport with customers and are already touted as the next big thing in the economic sphere.
This age-old profession of teaching never runs out of trend but is now grappling with new challenges due to the availability of educational content on internet. One can go for teaching in government or private institutes with average to good and very good salaries. Teaching comes with its rewards of more holidays than in any other profession. One also has the option of starting a private coaching.
Get down with a pen and paper (or laptop) if your head never stops buzzing new ideas and stories. This is an arduous profession but nonetheless a very rewarding if you are good at it and know how to make the most of social media.
If you have an interest in fashion and an eye for what works for fashion connoisseur and what doesn’t, this is the profession for you. All you need is training in this regard and a whole new set of ideas to stand out. Many varsities conduct degree and diploma course in fashion. One can also sell their designs online or develop a full-fledged online site.
Event management/interior design
This is a million dollar industry considering the huge amount of money spent on weddings and beautification of households. Lots of universities conduct courses on interior designing and event management. The field provides a lot of scope and is one of the booming sectors of the economy.