15 Jobs Perfect For People Who Want To Change Careers

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Are you ready for a change? Do you want to switch careers? If so, there are tons of options to choose from, especially if you want to work from home. 

I was in the same field for 6 years and was ready to try something new, so I did. I started a business without having any idea how hard it was going to be. I didn’t give up and now I’m a business owner. 

You can switch careers. You can earn more money. You can work from home. There are so many jobs out there to choose from, so let’s get started! 

Check out this list below to get motivated to try out something new. 

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1. Sell Etsy Printables

Selling printables is my favorite side hustle on this list because it’s almost entirely passive income, meaning you do the work in one sitting, and then get paid for it for months and years to come. With just a few hours of work, my friend Julie has made over $5,000 selling printables. She loves this side hustle and recommends it to anyone who is short on time, wants extra money, and wants to work from home. 

Are you wondering how to get started selling Etsy printables? Julie even made a free guide which includes a secret list of best-selling products by month and how to capitalize on seasonal trends to make sales. It’s a free download and SO good!

I did an amazing interview with Julie that you can check out here. She shares pictures of her printables, revenue dashboard, and exactly how you can get started selling printables.

Julie recently created a course called E-Printables where she shows you exactly how to make money selling printables online. I’ve gone through the course myself and plan on adding this as a side hustle myself because it’s one of the easiest ways to make passive income. 

Here’s an example of a student who is has made thousands after taking the E-Printables course. She’s only been on Etsy for a year and already has over 2,000 sales!

2. Pinterest Virtual Assistant

Pinterest has over 290 million active users. Over 24% of the United States uses Pinterest. This is huge for businesses. Pinterest is a must for small and large business owners, which is why Pinterest Virtual Assistants are in high demand. 

A great Pinterest VA can take a business from being “okay” to being seen by thousands online. Pinterest Virtual Assistants can make businesses A LOT of money, which is why businesses hire Pinterest Virtual Assistants. 

You may be wondering how to get started as a Pinterest VA, where to find clients, how much to charge, and more. Become A Pinterest VA Today teaches you all of these things. You can live and work anywhere in the world to do this. In fact, you’ll see many Pinterest Virtual Assistant testimonials here of women who work and travel. 

You can attend a free workshop here to learn more about how to become a Pinterest Virtual Assistant today.

P.S. Here’s an example of one student who is now a Pinterest VA after taking Become A Pinterest VA Today! 

3. Freelance writing

I had no idea what freelance writing was (or that you could make money from it) until I met my friend Holly. I was even more shocked to see how much she makes as a freelance writer.

Holly makes six-figures with her freelance writing career; $225,000 a year to be exact.

There are hundreds of freelance writing jobs out there, but getting those freelance jobs isn’t easy, which is why Holly created Earn More Writing.

I used Earn More Writing to help me get started in the freelance writer field, which helped me land on sites like GoBankingRates and many others. I went from charging $50 to $250 per article and now, I know I can charge much more than that with my writing experience. 

This work from home opportunity is legit, lucrative, and lets you work anywhere in the world. Holly travels (a ton!) and works all around the world.

In her free workshop, she shares her techniques she’s used to make six-figures freelance writing. 

You can check out her course and free workshop here. 

4. Sell digital stickers on Etsy

Another great side hustle related to Etsy is selling digital planners and digital stickers. My friend Michelle sells digital planners and stickers on Etsy. Michelle personally uses digital planners and digital stickers, so she decided to sell them herself. She made over $700 her first month in profit. In her second month, she made over $1,000 in profit. 

She even created an affordable course teaching others how to do the same, which you can see here. She even says you don’t need to have any prior skills, you do not need a background in drawing, no special software required, and anyone can do this. This is a great side hustle for people looking to make some extra money every month.

I love side hustles like this because you put in a few hours of work, upload your digital products to Etsy, and then earn extra money for months to come. You can check out the Digital Stickers Course here.

5. Start a blog

Blogging isn’t easy and takes a lot of hard work. It’s not for everyone. I had to work for free for a long time to build this business from the ground up. If you feel that you can help people with a blog and inspire others to live better lives, a blog is a great way to do that. I make money with ad revenue, affiliate marketing, sponsored posts, and selling my own digital products.

If you need help starting your blog, I even have a free How To Start A Successful Blog quick 5-day course that shows you step-by-step what to do AFTER you started your blog. This quick course is filled with a TON of value giving you everything you need to get started the best way.

Are you not sure where to start on creating a profitable blog? I recommend checking out this course roadmap to figure out where you should get started first!

I created this blog and made over $80,000 in my senior year of college (that’s me in my first major feature by Forbes!).

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6. Make dog treats at home

Did you know you can make $1,000+ a month part-time working at home with a dog treat business? You can even make $5,000-$8,000 from your home kitchen if you do it full-time. You can get your kids involved, work from home, create your own schedule, and make treats for dogs. I don’t think it gets better than that. 

My friend Kristin runs a successful dog treat business from home and perfected the craft of selling dog treats. She even teaches others how to replicate her success in her course Diva Dog Bakery.

I know you have a ton of questions about this and want to learn more before signing up for a course. That’s why Kristin offers a completely FREE workshop to answer all of your questions. Have more questions that aren’t covered in the workshop? You can contact Kristin via email. Get her free workshop here and see if this side hustle is for you.

8. Virtual Assistant

I’m telling you guys – there’s not a side hustle I haven’t done. Aside from this blog, I’m a virtual assistant, and it’s been a life changing experience – here’s why.

I’m a virtual assistant for a 7 figure blog, which allows me to see how a successful, profitable business works. Not only that, I get paid very well for assisting the business owner. 

So many people ask me how to get started in this field, which is why I recommend $10KVA.

$10KVA teaches you exactly how to find your first client (and second, third, so on), how to set up your rates, and teaches you how to make $10,000 a month with virtual assisting.

With businesses going online, this career space is going to grow exponentially. 

You can learn more about $10KVA here.

9. Professional Proofreader

Transform your passion for words and reading by becoming a professional proofreader, and help people like me who are terrible at proofreading.

I hire a proofreader for special projects which has been a must in my business. Proofreaders are a must for books, magazines, websites, and tons of other projects, so they’re always in demand.

Proofreaders can earn between $17-$30 per hour and offers competitive pay and flexible hours while working from home.

Here is a free workshop that will show you if proofreading is right for you. 

10. Teaching English online to children

Teaching English online is a great way to make income at home, while on your own schedule. VIPKID connects children in China with teachers from countries like the United States. VIPKID makes education accessible by bringing together young learners with educators through one-on-one online classes.

VIPKID is also rated as one of the top 10 places to work from GlassDoor and has tons of amazing perks!

Benefits of being a VIPKID Teacher:

  • Set your own schedule
  • Work when you want, where you want
  • No commitment, no minimum hours
  • Teach one-on-one with no lesson planning
  • Earn $14-$22 per hour with VIPKID
  • Payments directly to your bank account 
  • Community perks from companies like Amazon, TurboTax, ClassPass, and more

You can learn more about requirements for VIPKID here.

11. Facebook Ad Manager

Did you know you can become a Facebook Ads Manager for businesses and make an extra $1,000 to $2,000 a month?

You can learn how to become a Facebook Ads Manager in less than 28 days with the Facebook Side Hustle Course.

This course works, and it even gives you access to a private group that is full of testimonials. I’m in the group and it’s amazing and so inspiring to see so many students create a full-time income, work from home, all because of a course.

12. Become A Tax Preparer 

Did you know you can get trained online to become a Tax Preparer? This in-demand remote job can be done from anywhere in the world. A Tax Preparer prepares, files, and assists in general tax forms. 

To get started in this field, take a high-quality tax preparation course. Do your research to find the best one for you. After doing my research, I found that the TaxBiz Course is one of the best. You learn a step-by-step method to start and run a successful tax business. TaxBiz is a certified provider through the IRS, so you have the opportunity to indicate your authority as a Tax Preparer. 

I know you have so many questions about starting a digital tax business. You’re probably wondering if something like this is for you. That’s why there’s a free workshop to answer all of your questions. You can also read reviews from graduates and students on Better Business Bureau and Facebook.

13. Fiverr

Do you have skills such as graphic design, social media, voice over, illustration, or translation?

Fiverr lets you create a profile and share your services with people looking to hire freelancers. 

I’ve hired people from Fiverr numerous times and love that I can support someone’s dream online. 

You can learn more about Fiverr here.

14. Translator

By 2020, the translation field will have a 42% expected growth rate.

If you’re bilingual, you need to take advantage of this career space. 

If you aren’t sure how to get started, Turnkey Translator will teach you everything you need to know.

You learn a step by step guide to quickly launch your career and start earning great money in the shortest time possible from someone who is a full-time German and Chinese translator. ‘

You can turn your skills into a full-time income. Amazing.

15. Bookkeeper

A bookkeeper’s job is to keep records of financial transactions of a business.

Bookkeepers can make between $30,000-$60,000 per year. Becoming a bookkeeper has several benefits, such as low startup costs, high profit, and ability to work remotely.

If you’re eager to learn more about becoming a bookkeeper, check out this free training that will show you the quickest and easiest way to start and run a successful virtual bookkeeping business. 

16. Sell on Amazon FBA

Not sure what Amazon FBA even means? An Amazon FBA business is an online store, but in this case, Amazon handles a lot of the stuff that causes headaches for most e-commerce store owners. “FBA” stands for “Fulfillment by Amazon.”

So you find the inventory, while Amazon stores the product for you, packs and ships it, and handles customer service. Amazon then keeps a portion of the sales as a commission & service fee. And like I mentioned earlier, my friends earned over $100,000 from reselling items via Amazon FBA.

My friend Jessica and her husband have perfected the art of selling on Amazon and have made well over $100,000 profit (their first year in the biz). Now, they make much more than that.

Jessica even has a FREE 7-day course that tells you everything you need to know in a simplified way to get started selling on Amazon. This side hustle (or full-time job) isn’t going anywhere as Amazon selling has only touched the surface of what’s possible.

17. Rent a room or apartment out on Airbnb

Did you know you can make money by renting out a room or apartment?

If you often travel and have a vacant house, I recommend putting your apartment or house on Airbnb.

I have several friends that live in a big house and decided to rent out a room in their house – and it covers their mortgage. Pretty incredible!

Sign up to become an Airbnb host here.

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