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The Top 2 Online Jobs In Retirement
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The Top 2 Online Jobs In Retirement

If you have recently retired but finding the relaxed pace of your later years tough going, all is not lost. There are plenty of online jobs in retirement you can get involved with that enable you to work from home. Now you might be thinking, why on earth would someone want to continue working when they are retired? Well you see, what tends to happen when we give up the rat race, we go through a period of adjustment and the length of this period can vary from one person to another. Some find it easy to adjust while others really struggle.

Initially, the novelty of being retired seems wonderful. You have time to do what you want, when you want. No more setting your early morning alarm, rushing for work, sitting in traffic jams and being at the beck and call of your boss. However, as time goes by, something seems to be missing from your life. You no long feel like you contribute anything to society, you miss former colleagues and the social networks you once enjoyed as a result of being employed.

This is why online jobs in retirement could be your saving grace. Not only can you make very good money from working at your own pace at home, you also get to shake those feelings of worthlessness. You actually start contributing a great deal to society without the hassles that come with being employed in a normal job. There are lots of different jobs available online and many of them actually prefer more senior applicants.

So, let's take a look at the 2 most popular jobs in retirement that are being undertaken by the recently retired and look at the advantages and disadvantages of each one. You can then draw your own conclusions and make an informed decision.

#1 Social Media Jobs

Jobs in social media is a relatively new concept but proves to be a top choice for the recently retired. This type of work is our top choice for anyone looking for online jobs in retirement. You see, nearly everyone on the planet, despite their age, has heard of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ or Linked In. In this day and age, companies understand the impact social media can have on their business so they are willing to pay people good money to complete social media jobs from home.

If you are familiar with sending messages on Facebook, sending tweets on Twitter, or uploading videos on YouTube, this kind of work will be a doddle for you. Even for those that are not familiar with these social mediums, learning how to do the above mentioned online jobs in retirement is easy.

Generally, you will find these jobs on managed databases and all you need to do is find a job you feel confident you can do, apply for it, complete it and then get paid for it. It couldn't be simpler! There are huge, multi-national and global companies looking for people who have recently retired to carry out this work for them from the comfort of their own homes.

#2 Paid Survey Jobs

Paid survey jobs are another brilliant way for those in there retirement years to keep busy, contribute to society and earn money from home. Due people in retirement being of a more senior age, they have a lot of life experience and opinions on many different subjects. Often times, their opinions are of significant value to many different organisations so if these opinions can be harnessed then companies will pay good money for access to these opinions.

Your opinions on products and services are highly sought after so by completing online paid surveys you can actually do very well for yourself. When you apply to complete an online survey, you will simply answer a series of questions relating to your opinions on products and services and when complete, you will send back and then be paid. Once again, this is another one of those online jobs in retirement that can be done with ease.

The Essentials

Now, it stands to reason that to do these online jobs in retirement you will need the bare essentials at the very least. To start with, you need a computer or a laptop with a reliable Internet connection. You need to be able to spare at least 10 hours a week and other than that, just possess a hard working attitude.


Street Talk

Hi JoshuaM, I too was like you many moons ago but I stuck with it and here I am now with great affiliate commissions rolling in and a web design company that I run from home. Even now after all this time, I am learning everyday and that is what I love about this journey. You can never get to a point where you know it all. I have never been into blogging to be honest but social media is something that facinates me so this is an area I have decided to focus on purely because it interests me. I was also a recruitment manager for many years too so helping people find employment is another area of interest. Being able to combine both elements makes writing on this topics easy for me. My advice is to find 1 or 2 areas of interest and write about them. Share your expertise. Something you will notice happen over time is you will become a leading authority on your chosen subject and your credibility online will grow. As this grows you will become more and more successful.

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  about 7 years ago
JoshuaM  

I keep reading your articles for clues how I might find a better fit for my own online employment bent, and though in this case I am only 36, I always learn something new each time. I like to think of myself as Pre-Tired...who wants to wait until they are Re-tired (tired AGAIN) before expanding their horizons? Sounds depressing, right off the bat...! :) I am always looking for new insights into the only working environment because I am new to the game and have only met with limited success so far; I started march 2nd so I am not bummed out about it yet. I find that I work a lot and get very little in tangible results back, i'm sure due to my limited understanding and implementation of the necessary principles. But I keep trucking on and hope to see positive results eventually. Thanks for all the articles on this topic, each of us will benefit from a piece here and a piece there and maybe it will help us build the working model that works for us as the individual. Have you tried any of the paid blogging or paid social work yourself? I have been thinking about trying it out to earn supplementally while pursuing a more standard model internet marketing site or two. Any input? Thanks, cheers!

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  about 7 years ago
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