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Who Can Opt For Part-Time Jobs?

June 13, 2018
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Are you looking for a part-time job for extra money? If you are a student, you must be at least 18 years of age in India. Thanks to the Internet, you will find several part-time jobs online. Both freshers and experienced professionals may apply for them. However, here you should be careful. Make sure the part-time job offered online is not a scam. There are some online websites that ask you to deposit money for training. Carefully conduct research on the Internet. Read online reviews and check customer testimonials before signing up for them.

Who Can Opt for Part-time Jobs in India?

The eligibility for part-time jobs in India, depends upon the nature of the vacancy posted by the company. Most organizations post their requirements for part-time employees on online job portals. However, if you are a freelancer and looking for work, you may register on popular freelancing websites. If you have a special knowledge in data entry, web design, graphic design, content writing, medical transcription etc, you may register on online websites like Fiverr, Upwork, Freelancer etc. You will also find many part-time jobs on Craigslist. These portals accept applications online. If they are satisfied with your resume and profile, they hire you on the job. Payments are generally made to your bank account directly via PayPal, Payoneer or NEFT bank transfer.

What Should You Do if You Have No Specialized Skill?

Do not worry if you have no specialized skills, you may work part-time in coffee shops or Internet cafes. They often look for part-time employees for store management. Likewise, you may check the Internet and local newspaper, for part-time jobs offered in reception or office management for small shops or gyms. They often take in part-time workers who are able to work in shift timings.

Educational Requirements for Part-time Jobs

Requirements for part-time jobs depend upon the employer. Generally, you must at least be 10 th or 12 th standard passed. You should have basic communication skills in English, Hindi and the vernacular language of the region. Basic computer skills with knowledge in MS Word and Excel gives you an edge. In case, you do not have time to go outside and work, start working from home. Giving tuitions to students in the subjects you are good at gives you regular part-time income. Teachers for Maths, Science and English are in great demand. If you are good at these subjects, you can earn well. You may advertise yourself via word-of-mouth in your locality.

Besides, the above, there are online classes websites that look for teachers. If you are qualified with a degree and looking for a part-time job, you may register on them. If you have painting, dancing or singing skills, you may work part-time as a teacher to children and earn a monthly income.

Other professional services

The Internet offers you many websites like UrbanClap and Quikr where you may advertise your professional services in other fields like interior decorating, fashion designing, baby- sitting etc.

Therefore, if you are looking for a part-time time, keep the above factors in mind. However, if you are already employed full-time in a company and are looking for part-time work, check your employment terms and agreements. There are some organizations that prohibit their employees from doing part-time jobs. If you are not careful and information leaks out, your services with the organization will face a penalty or even termination. In conclusion, do not engage in part-time jobs if your company prohibits it.

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