If millennials had their way, 9 to 5 jobs would have become a matter of the past. In the changed parameters, today, the new normal for millennials and Gen Z is to find offbeat career options. They are looking for career skills and opportunities that are in-demand and break the monotony of mundane 9 to 5 jobs.
According to a Deloitte Global Millennial Survey 2020, ‘despite the individual challenges and personal sources of anxiety that they are facing, the millennials and Gen Zs have remained focused on larger societal issues, both before and after the onset of the pandemic’.
The report also revealed that if anything, the global pandemic has reinforced their desire to do something for the community that will help to drive the positive changes around them and across the world. The young generation continues to push for a world in which business and governments echo that same commitment to society. A world where the interests of people are put ahead of profits and environmental sustainability is a priority.
Two trends are having an impact on their career choices. The first is choosing work & workplace flexibility over salary packages. Secondly, a job that has a greater purpose and can leave a positive impact on society.
Here are 3 offbeat career options to kill the monotonous 9 to 5 jobs:
- Jobs in Social Sector
Passion combined with professionalism, Social Sector is the new kid on the block! It has emerged as a professional space in the past few years and offers challenging, meaningful, and financially viable career choices.
From strategy planning, value-based fundraising, government advocacy, corporate social responsibility, behaviour change communication, collaborative partnerships, and ethical and pragmatic M&E etc can be opted for.
Contrary to the popular belief, the Social Sector is more than just ‘volunteering’ and offers an amazing off-beat career path that can make a difference in the real world.
- Political Campagin Manager
Another extremely dynamic, interesting, and critical field to work in is ‘Political Campaign Management’. A political campaign manager needs to put his best foot forward by using his analytical part of the brain. The working conditions can be quite stressful due to the nature of the job.
Being a campaign manager will require to work at the core and provide services like political consultation, fundraising, marketing, crisis management, and public relations.
- Radio Jockey
If you have unmatched communication skills that can engage the listeners for hours, then becoming a Radio Jockey is an excellent career path. As the name suggests, a Radio Jockey works at the radio stations. From presenting music programs to celebrity interviews, providing commentaries, and storytelling, a radio jockey is required to keep their listeners entertained. If you have a good voice and communication skills par excellence, you can work your charm in this industry too.
Apart from picking the career option we have mentioned above, you can also become an Independent Business Consultant. Not only you can earn lakhs, but you can also work remotely! You can also get free access to Lifetime Membership, worth Rs 1.25 lakh. To know how you can become an IBC, click here https://www.badabusiness.com/ibc?ref_code=ArticlesLeads