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All about digital jobs: Know how to join, work and get paid

Know about digital Jobs

The internet connects the world now than ever before. Digital jobs such as web & mobile development, translation, writing and many more can be searched, performed, delivered and paid from anywhere at any time. This means you can work for a client in the USA or Europe and get paid online while in Rwanda.

To start this career and earn a decent income, you need:

  • An internet connection, skills, working knowledge of English and a bank account;
  • Signing up on digital job platforms such as Upwork, Freelancer, etc. by creating a profile;
  • Searching for jobs, performing, delivering and getting paid online.

Create an outstanding profile

A profile on a digital job platform/market places where client post jobs serve as your CV to tell what you're best at doing i.e. problems you can solve for the clients. An outstanding profile is your brand to sell.

Here is how you can create one:

  • On digital platforms, choose a category of work you do exceptionally, or better or differently than most i.e. one matching your skills and expertise;
  • Upload a professional picture, add your work experience and educational background;
  • Enter the working rate realistic to how skills you supply are demanded
  • Submit and wait for the approval.

Bid, do the work and get paid

Once your profile is accepted on digital job platforms; your task is applying to many job offers as possible, performing and keeping a good client relationship and getting paid.

This is what you need:

  • Apply for jobs you're a great fit for and write a custom-tailored proposal with your financial offer in the range of the client's budget;
  • Submit your proposal and wait for the review and being contacted;
  • Establish an agreement with your client, add a payment withdraw method and start working
  • Keep your client updated, submit the work and get paid through payment methods agreed on.