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Online Job Trends – How to Prepare Yourself

by JobLance on September 5th, 2010

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The year 2010 brought about significant changes in the online jobs. As the world was just trying to stand up on its feet once again, after the economy headed south in 2009, online job industry brought new hopes in to the lives of many.

If you are at the beginning of your career, or are trying to find an alternative job, then the best place to do so is at JobLance. The reason is, it is one place where you can find online jobs advertised across the world. But, before you engage in job hunting, you need to know the current trends in online jobs.

Earlier, it was widely believed that online jobs are only for the techie guys. People thought that online jobs meant knowing how to create website, and uploading data, or at the most writing articles. However, in the last few years, the trend has completely changed.

Even if you are not so sound technically or have no technical background, you can learn new technology with ease. For example, there is widespread demand for programmers with knowledge of Dreamweaver, WordPress, Joomla, PHP, etc. Now, you can take up an online course to learn these, or you can also surf YouTube and search for the related topic. You will find tens of hundreds of videos that will teach you the course for free.

Creating Videos:
Until a few years back, sales page was all about writing. This has now given way to videos. As a result, there is a great demand for the jobs that need creating, editing videos.

Content Writing:
If you have a flair for creative writing, then you can use your time to create contents for websites. Surf through JobLance and you will find that sites like Scriptlance, Odesk, Getafreelancer are regularly publishing jobs for content writers. There are several jobs that a content writer can do- Press releases, sales copy, simple article writing, business reports, etc.

Data Entry Jobs:
Many companies outsource their data entry work and are on the look out for people who can work with accuracy. This work is fairly simple and requires no technical or other knowledge. If you can read and write English, then you can take up data entry jobs.

Transcripts:
As more and more videos are put up on the Internet, there is increasing demand for people to transcribe the videos in to text documents.

Keep Your Self Abreast with latest technology:
Just a decade ago, people relied on newspapers and recruitment agencies for job hunting. The scenario completely changed with the advent of Internet. With the increasing influence of the social media networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc, it has opened the floodgates of opportunities for job seekers.

JobLance serves as a platform for recruiters and job seekers. It funnels the jobs from various job sites and puts them together, so that the users can find the right job, without wasting much time.
You can also see that all the above mentioned categories of jobs are appearing in most of the jobsites.

Keep up with the new trends, and you will have your dream job in no time.


The JobLance Team

From → Freelance Jobs, Job Tips, Job Trends, Online Jobs


2 Comments
  1. Very nice sharing of information and it will helpful to my work
    Thank you

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