Top 5 Unconventional Job Opportunities for Millennials

As a millennial, you’d have experienced a fast and radical change in technological advancements, communication and lifestyle. This change has affected the kind of jobs that are available and suited to your realities. We’d like to consider some of the unconventional job opportunities for millennials in this article.

If you’re looking to pitch your tent in areas that are not so conventional, then look no further. This shortlist would interest you.

  • Social media management
  • Translation
  • Fundraising
  • Blogging
  • Software development and programming

Here’s what these positions are about in a few words.

1. Social Media Management

As more companies recognize the importance of having a social media presence, the opportunities of being a social media manager are numerous. You can set up an agency, manage a company’s social media handles or work as a freelancer. This way, you keep the company in close touch with its online market without needing work experience.

 2. Translation

This is a big opportunity for bilinguals and multilingual. As a translator, you get to translate conversations, movies, tv shows, series, music and other content into foreign languages. If you work with subtitling companies, you’ll also get to subtitle content and enjoy handsome returns in the process.

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3. Fundraising

Startups, non-profit organizations, and campaigns are increasing in number by the day. This, therefore, indicates an increase in the need for fundraising services. So, if you’re at home with Mathematics and big figures, you should consider becoming a fundraising manager.

4. Blogging

Even though the field is somewhat saturated, with consistency, quality content and creativity, you can still succeed. Blogging and vlogging especially if you’re a travel vlogger allows you to make money while having fun. This is one of the most unconventional job opportunities for millennials.

5. Software Development and Programming

Thanks to emerging technology, the demand for highly skilled software developers and programmers is on the rise. This implies that the more specialised you become, the more highly sought after you become. Without a doubt, you can rake in 5 to 7 digits regularly by developing amazing software and programs.

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One of the benefits of being a millennial is your ability to think outside the box. It is this nature that makes millennials take up unconventional job opportunities in a heartbeat. Join the train, there’s more than enough room for you.

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