The Best Jobs During Pandemic – That You Can Start Right Now

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has turned the world as we know it upside down. Many people’s livelihoods have collapsed with no hope on the horizon. Most of us have asked at least once, what are the best jobs during pandemic?

Covid-19 one day will be gone or at least we will find a way to live with it, but the business landscape has changed forever. Many jobs lost during the pandemic will not be coming back as they will become obsolete. Many other jobs have changed and well never go back to what they once were.

It all seems drier and dark but as painful as those changes might be right now, maybe they are for the best.

Maybe we are literally currently participating in big transformation and transition to the next chapter of the world.

The World With Coronavirus

There is nothing that we can do about what is happening right now, but where we can make a difference is to adapt to the new world and make the best out of it.

Exploring the best jobs during pandemic could be the next right step for you whether you are looking for a job or if you are thinking about changing your existing one.

So What Are The Best Jobs During Pandemic?

The best jobs during pandemic have the following conditions:

  • are not tied to a specific location (can be done from your home or some other remote location)
  • do not have a direct contact with customers and clients.
  • have long term potential
  • in a growing market and profession
  • allow you to grow professionally and develop new skills and abilities

8 Best Jobs During Pandemic

1. Virtual Assistant

virtual assistant
Virtual Assistant’s Office

The main tasks that a virtual assistant performs are:

  • email management
  • scheduling and planning
  • calendar management
  • data entry
  • bookkeeping tasks
  • receptionist duties
  • communication
  • other remote administrative tasks

With many companies and businesses forced to work remotely, virtual assistants and in a very high demand. If you have the skills of a regular administrator, you can easily become a virtual assistant by transferring your existing skills and abilities.

Where can you find jobs: FlexJobs, Upwork,

2. Freelance Writer

A freelance writer is a professional that offer writing services for a client. This could be website content, blogs, posts, articles, reviews, and other. They usually write for companies, publications, individuals, and others. With the world turning to the internet as a main means of connecting with businesses, clients, and each other, freelance writers are in highly sought after. If you enjoy doing research and writing, this might be the best job for you.

Where can you find jobs: Toptal, fiverr

3. Start Your Own Blog


If you enjoy writing and have lots of exciting ideas to share with the world, starting your own blog might be the best option for you. You will not need much to start other than your dedication and determination. There are 4.7 billion of people on the internet. There is definitely market slice for whatever interests or passions you might have.

Where can you find jobs: you will have to find a platform to start the blog. At Wealthy Affiliate you can start for free.

Related : Wealthy Affiliate Review For 2021- How I Got Roped Into It

4. Social Media Manger

As a social media manager you will be responsible of all aspect of the social media presence for a product, company, brand, or a person. The main skills required for this position are: research, copy writing, SEO knowledge, customer service. It helps if you are also adaptive and creative. With the world going more and more digital every day, social media is one of the most important ways for businesses to connect to their customers and clients.

Where can you find jobs: Indeed, ZipRecruiter

5. Proofreader


Proofreaders proofread materials for spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, usage, consistency, and brand voice. With the high demand for writers comes a high demand for proofreaders. In the world continues heading in the same direction, proofreaders will continue growing in importance.

Where can you find jobs: Ziprecruiter, FlexJobs

6. Dropshipping

Dropshipping is in essence selling online without inventory. You, as a seller, would purchase the inventory from a third party supplier and ship it directly to the customers. Dropshipping does not handle the product direct. With the pandemic the world has shifted to as little contact with others as possible. Eliminating a level of contact by shipping the products directly from the suppliers to the customers, this method of order fulfilling will only grow and become more popular.

Where can you find jobs: best platforms for dropshipping are Wix, Bigcommerce

7. Remote Customer Service Rep

As many companies were forced to switch to e-commerec, the need for remote customer service reps is higher than ever. As a customer service rep you will be serving customers by providing product and service information, resolving problems and concerns, attracting potential customers, recording account information as new customers accounts are opened.

Where can you find jobs: Indeed, ZiprecRuiter

8. Online Tutor

online tutor
Online Tutor

Online tutors assist with others with learning new things and concepts. As an online tutor may complete the following duties: teach specific lessons, answer students questions, grade assignments and tests, and others. With the world going remote and a lot of schools offering remote learning, this position will only grow in demand. If you enjoy teaching others, explaining concepts, and answering questions, this might be the perfect job for you.

Where can you find jobs: Indeed,

Whether you have lost your job due to the pandemic or are looking to change your job or get an additional one, there are some great options that will allow you to use your existing skills and abilities. The fact that those jobs are remote, they are not limited to your location and can be done from anywhere in the world.

You could be using your existing skills and enjoying the freedom of locations and the knowing that those jobs and in demand and with the world continuing going in the direction that it is, those will be long-term jobs with a lot of growth potential.

Maybe it’s time to make the move, find the next best jobs, and start investing in your future.

Build the future that you always dreamed of.

I hope you have enjoyed this article. I also hope you found some inspiration in it. You can see that you have options and you can do them now. Please ask me any questions that you might have. Please leave them below.

What does your perfect job look like?


  1. Paolo says:

    Thank you very much for providing us this list. I have realized I can use the Internet so that the job finds me and not the other way around. I would really want to stop depending on third parties for employment and take the bull by the horns.
    I now know I can create a powerful personal brand with a blog and/or a YouTube channel.

    1. Anna says:

      Hello Paolo, thank you for your comment.

      Yes, these days relying on a third party to provide you with a job seems to be a risky move. Regardless of how much effort you put it, it might end at any time due to circumstances out of your control.

      Taking charge of your future and having an online businesses seems like the better option. It will still take a lot of effort and time but you are the one in control of your future.

  2. Jessi says:

    This is a great article for people looking to diversify their income sources, or looking to get a new income going completely. Personally, I enjoy writing and interested in trying out the freelancing and proofreading options that you mentioned. I have been with Wealthy Affiliate for a little over a month myself and am really enjoying the program and working on my own blog as well. So I am definitely with you on recommending it to others.

    1. Anna says:

      Thank you Jessi. I think people need to be aware that they have other options than just the typical jobs. There are many opportunities online but sifting through all the promotions and ads is quite challenging and overwhelming.

      I hope my suggestions are helpful to people looking for some change in their lives.

  3. Lisa says:

    This is an article whose time has come! We all need to learn how to find work in the pandemic world! Even those of us who were able to keep our jobs need to learn how to find work online as a backup. Your article is a good overview of several ways to find good, honorable work in a world full of work-at-home scams. 

    I personally decided to join Wealthy Affiliate, first as a free member and then as a premium member. I am learning how to set up a website and have my own little business right from my laptop. I can personally tell you that it is not a scam and that I have learned so much so quickly by taking the Wealthy Affiliate lessons that it amazes me! I have followed the directions to set up my own original website that is set up to make money. Now, I am learning how to increase my website traffic and maximize my commissions. It’s not a get-rich-quick scheme. It is a way to learn the profession of making money online from a couple of experts who happen to be really nice guys. 

    1. Anna says:

      Hi Lisa,

      Thank you for your comment. I have also followed  the Wealthy Affiliate path to find my place in the online business world. I agree with you, they make it easy and exciting to learn how to build your own website and get started with the business. I also love it here, the community is amazing. Very supportive and encouraging. My questions get answered within minutes.

      Good Luck to both of us.

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