The freelance economy is on the rise. The younger you are, the more likely you want work freedom as an individual. Businesses are in fact saving on taxes in need of goal-oriented tasks that doesn’t require a yearly full-time position. As these trends increase we always need to be wary of what skills and jobs that are sought after in the market. So what jobs are businesses hiring these days?
Without further ado, let’s dive into the top 10 jobs of 2019:
10) Teachers — $15 an hour (global average)
If your not the type to be employed by a school to lecture and teach our youth and adults for the betterment of society, you can do it freelancing instead. If you’re one of those with English proficiency (native or C2 level) why not teach? Non-native English countries around the world have a population of eager citizens to learn. English is the language of commerce, which you can thank globalization for that.
9) Recruiter — $20 an hour (global average)
Some jobs require specific talents, but it can be difficult to track these people down. That’s where a recruiter can come into play. The global recruitment market is valued at $215.68 billion (2017) and is expected to grow to 334.28 billion by 2025. Guess they will need to recruit more recruiters!
8) Translators — $22 an hour (global average)
The global market needs to interact with each other. And the need for translators has always been with us. Before AI takes over with translating (if and when) the need for translators has been consistent. But a quick hint, Manderian makes up 1.3 billion speakers. English and Mandarin speakers anyone?
7) Game Developer — $31 an hour (global average)
Our love of video games is always looking for talent. Whether you’re a developer or a business entrepreneur the invention of new games almost seems daily. It starts with an idea of game logic that is not only fun, but you make what you want to play! But this can’t be built without developers in the space. This job requires special experience and for those with this skill, you can earn good money. Time to drop the writing and play some old school Doom!
6) Copy Writers — $35 an hour (global average)
Being a copywriter is lucrative, but this also requires skill and experience. The ability to write quality text of advertisements or publicity material is sought by many businesses. So if you have this ability to write eye catching content for websites, emails, brochures, catalogs and more. Apply and write fruitfully.
5) Voice acting — $48 an hour (global average)
Are you one of those people where friends and family say you sound like a news anchor? Maybe give voice acting a try. There are numerous opportunities for people needing excellent speakers. But keep in mind, they might not always invite you to a studio. Think about getting a good microphone for anyone that needs your services.
4) SEO Specialist — $50 an hour (global average)
How do you trick Google? All jokes aside, this job is one that’s in high demand. However, this is a very specialized skill and you will need to do your homework. The ability to target words and phrases known as keywords and using them in a specific way is crucial for search results.
3) Internet Security Specialist — $50 an hour (global average)
This is one of those jobs that will always be in demand. It’s an ongoing fight between IT companies and hackers. Defence is the game here. Protecting systems by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources. The continuing of upgrading systems, maintaining security controls, preparing performance reports and communicating system status are just some of the requirements. Being the Jedi in this role you must stop the Dark side at all costs. I had to do a Star Wars reference here.
2) Web Developer — $60 an hour (global average)
Ideas are a dime of dozen, but putting that into a website is like building the Matrix. This is a job that is always in demand. Being a programmer that specializes in the development of applications relating to the World Wide Web or distributed network application is sought after. The invention of blockchain added more to the job market with decentralized applications. If you have this skill not only can you find work, you can also invent your own application. Are you the next Mark Zuckerberg?
1) Legal Service Expert — $100 an hour (global average)
If you have a legal degree and have worked under a firm in the past, why not tackle this on your own? With new governments and regulations, companies need to be up to date with their legal requirements. But it’s not just corporate that provides jobs here. You also have criminal, property and family law. Depending on your expertise, this is one of those jobs that are high paying. Until the AI invasion, we will always need humans in this role.
The current economy is still strong and an abundance of jobs are available. It’s all about where you look to find them. Here at CryptoTask we strive to have these jobs available for you and more through our significant cost saving freelance application, which is based on our decentralized solution and trustless dispute review mechanism.
What is Cryptotask.org?
CryptoTask (CT) is a decentralized freelance market ecosystem skipping 3rd party fees by directly connecting hirees and applicants peer to peer. CT uses a commercially scalable consensus mechanism with a reviewer board selection built into the blockchain. This means job disputes are resolved much faster and cheaper, while your reputation is stored on blockchain and there is no arbitrary censorship or hidden tampering, such as hidden boosting, something that centralized platforms are infamous for.
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