There is no doubt that Pakistan is going through the worst crisis of its 63 year old history. People are leaving the country and the youth is disappointed. People are not getting jobs no matter how much qualified they are. The whole system has gone corrupt but have you ever asked yourself, who will take care of this country if everyone leaves? Who will bring this country out of this darkness? I am a sole believer of the fact that situations, no matter how good or bad they are, do not last for a long time. They may not change abruptly but there is always a way out.
Freelancing has now reached its peak and people all over the world are now leaving their day jobs and are working from the comfort of their homes. This is the new way to work and you no longer need to go out and find jobs and work 8 hours a day in the office. It is a prediction that office environment will be entirely different at the end of this decade and 70% of the businesses will be operating online. Most of the Multi National Corporations (MNCs) have already outsourced some of their departments to low cost countries and some organizations hire software developers and designers from low cost countries on continuous basis. It will be better for you to familiarize yourself with this new way to work for your own good. I have been asked a question many times that “is freelancing in Pakistan even possible?”
I do know that we have electricity problems but I always see the positive side of it. We do have electricity 14 to 16 hours a day and it is enough to do the work at home. My answer to this question is always YES. Freelancing in Pakistan is possible and a lot of people including me are making full time income out of it. You can instantly become a seller of the skills that you possess and there will be thousands of people willing to buy your services. You will not have to worry about pleasing your boss, leaving your home for the work place and spend money on travel and clothing.
Getting started online may be a hard part for you but you can take some help and ask for guidance from the people who are already doing jobs or running businesses online. Lately, I have seen a lot of people offering freelance writing jobs in Pakistan so you can start from there as a beginner. No matter what sort of education or degree you possess, you will find hundreds of jobs online and they will range from complex programming of websites to simple data entry tasks. Join some freelance site like Elance.com and Freelancer.com today and start earning money. You can also buy my Freelance course and can start making money online instantly.