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If you’re just out of college and ready to find a job, but worried about your lack of experience, don’t fret — there are lots of entry-level jobs out there for fresh employees. Many of these jobs offer training and a learning curve is expected as you gain experience. Better yet, many of them are also remote, a boon amid these uncertain days of the COVID pandemic that can make it unsafe to work in person at times.
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Here are 8 entry-level jobs you can do from home to consider during your employment search.
An administrative assistant often plays a vital role in a company, taking on tasks that executives and managers don’t have the time for. These jobs may require familiarity with more programs than a virtual assistant, but they may pay slightly better as well. According to Simply Hired, these jobs can range from $20 to $40 per hour, and between $30,000 and $60,000 per year.
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If you have a good grasp of the English language and the ability to synthesize information, describe a product or service, or research topics to write about, there are numerous content writing jobs available to entry-level staff fresh out of school. While many of these jobs start out at $15-$20 an hour, according to Simply Hired, some offer salaries around $50,000.
The beauty of a digitally connected world is that even data entry jobs can now be done remotely. All you need are your fingers and a computer for the most part. Data entry jobs can range in type and field, from the medical industry to billing related work for any number of other employers, according to Flexjobs. According to Cheapism, companies like Birch Creek, Clickworker and DionData Solutions offer frequent jobs of this kind. An entry-level salary for data entry is around $33,000 per year, according to Glassdoor.
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Insurance companies such as New York Life, Senior Life Agency, Southeast Life Insurance Group and many others will train entry-level positions in insurance sales. These jobs are not hard to find on traditional job boards. While salaries vary widely, the median salary for this position is $52,180 according to U.S. News.
Good eyesight and the ability to read for flow, typos and misspellings will give you most of what you need to become a quality proofreader. Almost every industry has the …….