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Top 6 career opportunities in rage in Jaipur during COVID-19 pandemic

Staff Writer | Updated:
March 5, 2021 10:48 am
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Jaipur: Coronavirus took a major toll on the economy, leaving several jobseekers in the lurch. But as the contagion is showing signs of ebbing after almost a year, the job market is finally waking out of the slumber.

The PinkCity Post spoke to several career counsellors and pored over job listing websites to find careers that are in high demand. Many of these career options offers jobs that either based in Jaipur itself, or allows you to work from home.

Web development

Initial level package can run up to Rs 30,000 a month to Rs 50,000, depending on the skills and aptitude. Ability to learn on the job can offer advanced career opportunities.  Requisite skills include HTML, PHO, MySQL, WordPress etc. Other skills like JavaScript and Angular can give impetus to your career.  You may not even need to move to other cities as several companies are currently offering work from home option to their employees

WordPress developer

Many companies in Jaipur have been seeking good WordPress developers for past several months. As per the marker trends, the requisite skills include back and front-end development, good knowledge of themes and plugins. A combination of other skills like PHP, HTML, and JavaScript are also required for a sustainable career growth. Career counsellors told Pink City Post that candidates must keep themselves abreast with latest industry trends, understand designs and aesthetics.

Content creation

If you have good writing and editing skills then content creation could give your career wings. Leading companies have been hiring people from Jaipur to work from remote locations. The requisite skills require good writing skills, command over English grammar, MS word. There are flexible timings, so you can either work full time from your home, or work part-time. You can also take specific projects and get paid after the completion

Graphic designing

If you can create visually stimulating designs and creative concepts, then graphic designing will give your career a new edge. The demand for graphic designers has been rising constantly in areas like publishing, adverting, digital marketing etc. For a good graphic designer, the initial package is up to Rs 50,000. But experienced designers earn into lakh. The requisite skills require exceptional skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. A good experience in HTML has also become a much needed skill.

Web development

Initial level package can run up to Rs 30,000 a month to Rs 50,000, depending on the skills and aptitude. Ability to learn on the job can offer advanced career opportunities.  Requisite skills include HTML, PHO, MySQL, WordPress etc. Other skills like JavaScript and Angular can give impetus to your career.  You may not even need to move to other cities as several companies are currently offering work from home option to their employees.

Video editing and marketing

Several companies are currently in jostling with each other to cash in on the new tide of digital video marketing. An entry level candidate can earn up to Rs 20,000 a month. Experienced and skilled video editor take home Rs 1 lakh by simply working as freelancer. Video editing courses are available on online education applications and also teach you about specific skills to break into the video marketing. There is no need for any formal education for a career in the video editing.

So these are the six careers that you can consider if you are looking to get a job easily in Jaipur.

First published: March 5, 2021
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