At the end of a long day of work, there’s not a much better feeling than finally sitting down on the couch and kicking off your shoes. If you’re tired of waiting until 6:00 p.m. for that moment then consider a job where you get to make your own schedule. You’ll have more freedom and be able to work–or not work– at any hour of the day. Many professions exist that allow you to determine when you work.
Videographer and Video Editor
As the internet has changed how our society thinks about video, the demand for well-produced professional quality video has skyrocketed. If you have a passion for making short films, take the plunge to turn it into a marketable skill. This can be the key to freeing up your schedule. Videographers are able to pick and choose events to work, as well as edit on their own time. Want to take a long lunch? Go for it.
If you’re not sure how to put your aptitude for science to work, consider becoming a dentist. Not only is the pay great, but most dentists are self-employed or partners in a larger business. For example, some Sacramento dentists run their own business. That translates to more control of the workday and more autonomy throughout.
One field that doesn’t necessarily require a degree for employment is translation. The main requirement is simply bilingualism. By creating a virtual translation business run through a website, you’ll be able to pick when you work. Once you’ve established a good reputation, you’ll have plenty of work and all the hours in the day to choose from to finish it.
Graphic design is a flexible option for a worker looking for a creative outlet. Start with small projects and local businesses. Consider picking a niche that allows you to work remotely, like designing for blogs. By doing most of your work online, you’ll allow yourself the benefit of working at odd hours, so long as the project is finished in time.
If you’ve got a knack for fixing computers, start publicizing your skill. Trouble-shooting computers is a skill envied by many. If you’ve acquired it, turn your expertise into a source of profit by charging to fix computers. You’ll get to be your own boss and set your own schedule of hours to work during the day.