5 Skills That Can Earn You Serious Cash
Skills That Can Earn You Serious Cash
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5 Skills That Can Earn You Serious Cash

By: Mars Salazar

Jun 18, 2020
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In order to thrive and survive in today’s fast-paced, cutthroat corporate world, learning new skills is just as important as improving your existing ones. The good news is that there are several business skills that can give your resume a boost and open new opportunities for you to generate more income. By allotting the time and effort to learn these skills, you can easily gain an edge over your counterparts. 

Languages

Being fluent in another language can open the door to many opportunities. You can find full-time and part-time work as a translator or as a bilingual customer service agent–roles that can keep your language skills polished while paying you well.

Computer Programming

In the age of the internet, knowing a programming language like JavaScript or Python is a handy skill. The good news is that several programming resources are available on the internet, perfect for mastering the basics. When you’re more confident in your skills, invest in classes that offer certifications, which you can add to your resume to give it a boost.

Agriculture

If you have enough land, you can explore opportunities in agriculture. Growing your own plants is an essential skill that can save you lots of money and make you more cash in the process. You can focus on organic fruits and vegetables, which can command premium prices. If you don’t have a green thumb, you can try reselling herbs and ornamental plants in nice vases. It’s not easy money, but it’s definitely fulfilling.

Photo Organization

You probably have several photo albums and boxes at home filled with snapshots from times gone by. Have you ever thought about sorting the images, scanning them, and creating digital backups of your family’s memories? More importantly, have you considered doing this for others? By being a photo organizer, you can help people manage their printed and digital photo collections and tell their stories in the best way. The Photo Managers offers a certification course to get you started on this path.

Graphic Design

Artistic folks can monetize their talent by dabbling in graphic design. Mastery of essential design programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign can land you full-time or freelance work in several industries. There are several resources available online, both free and paid.

Marianne is Nixplay’s Web Content Editor. Her hobbies include exploring new places, playing table tennis, and cuddling puppies. Send her a message at marianne.salazar@nixplay.com.

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