Category Archives: Teen Job Guidance

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How To Work From Your iPhone

There has been a massive explosion in the number of smartphone users over the last few years. Majority of the population, especially young people, now use one of these devices or another, with Apple iPhone becoming something of a household name. But do you actually know that you can make money using the internet data on your smartphone from anywhere? You only need to have some apps on your device in most cases and you are good to go! Here are some cool ways you can go about making money with your smartphone.

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College Job Search Guide

The common practice among a good number of college students before now was to wait until their final year to start planning for the career life that lies ahead of them. However, harsher economic realities have greatly altered this approach. More students now begin their search for jobs from the very first year in college and schools are becoming increasingly helpful in this regard. Here is a college job search guide to help you in your job quest right from your first year.

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25 Ways To Make Money

No matter how much or how little your allowance is, extra bucks will still find good use all the time. Here are 25 ways you can go about making some extra cash to complement your spending money.

1. Surveys

You can make money by taking online surveys. Once you are at least 13 years old, you can share your opinions for money.

2. Tutoring

If there is a subject you are good at, opportunity exists for you to make money with that knowledge. Think about it. You are certainly good at something that can benefit others and for which you can get paid.

3. Design logo

There are many small businesses and blogs in need of logos. This is an opportunity for moneymaking if you are good at designing logos.

4. Freelance writing

Can you string together series of coherent sentences easily? If yes, you may want to consider writing freelance on sites such as oDesk, Freelancer and Craigslist.

5. Website building

A great way to make money is website building or development, if you are one of the highly tech-savvy teens. This task pays good money.

6. Sell on eBay or Amazon

The secret to making money this way lies in your ability to get cheaper deals elsewhere. You can resell cheap items for profit on these sites.

7. Blogging

You can set up a blog where you share information on topics that interest you. Traffic or blog visits can be monetized by displaying ads.

8. Sell articles

Articles prepared by you can also be sold on sites offering such as Helium and Constant Content, if they are of good enough quality and original.

9. Mystery Shopping

You can as well make money by working as a mystery shopper. Shopping tasks are assigned to you. Just complete them and get paid. Interesting, right?

10. Paid to Shop

It is true that many of us love shopping. But do you know you can make money while at it? Apps like Ibotta make that possible.

11. Smartphone moneymaking

It is interestingly possible to turn your smartphone into a moneymaking tool. Apps such as Gigwalk and CheckPoints let you complete simple tasks for cash or points.

12. Sell used books

If you have eyes for great books, you can buy used copies of such from thrift stores or garage sales and resell the books for profits on platforms such as Book Scouter.

13. Virtual call center agent

You could make up to $14 per hour working as a virtual call center agent taking support calls for diverse companies. Such jobs can be found on some websites online.

14. Website testing

Sometimes, website owners pay people like you money just to test their websites and provide feedback. This is an easy way to make money.

15. Sell photos

Your digital camera, or even the camera on your smartphone, can fetch you good money. If you do take quality images, you can sell them on sites such as Shutterstock and Dreamstime.

16. Teach English

Another way you can make money is by teaching English online. Many people in Asia are willing to pay to be taught the language.

17. Write for revenue-sharing sites

Hubpages and similar sites allow young people to join, write and share in revenue made from ads displayed on content pages.

18. Answering questions

You can also make money by posting answers to questions online via sites like Web Answers. You earn when the answer you provide is chosen as the best.

19. YouTube Videos

Another good way of making extra bucks is by creating and uploading quality videos to YouTube. You earn from the ads displayed for your videos.

20. Car wash

As a teen, you can be providing car wash services to family friends and neighbors. You may work with your friends to do this.

21. Garage sales

Chances are you have items you no longer use or do not need. These can be converted into cash by holding a garage sale.

22. Babysitting

You can offer to help family friends and neighbors to babysit their kids or register on a website to find jobs. It helps to be a certified babysitter to succeed at this. There are online certification courses in babysitting and CPR available.

23. Lawn care

You may as well decide to start providing lawn care services in your neighborhood such as shoveling snow off lawns or packing away fall leaves.

24. Pet care

There are people who are willing to pay to have someone walk, wash or train their pets. This is something most teens should be able to do and even enjoy.

25. Recycle

You can equally make money recycling cans and scrap metals. Not only will you make money, but you will also be contributing your bit in protecting the environment.

There you have 25 ways to make money as a teen. You should be able to find one or two things you can do from the list.



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How to Become a Flight Attendant

Flight attendants are integral part of the air travel industry. It is their duty to ensure that passengers feel comfortable and safe during flights. Working as a flight attendant gives you the opportunity to be in many places around the world you would otherwise probably only dream of. Perhaps, you are attracted by the opportunities and experiences this career offers and you are wondering how to become a flight attendant. This post provides helpful tips on how to do just that.

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How to Become a Game Tester

Playing of video games is a favorite pastime for many people, both young and old. However, some people are not aware of the fact that they can become a game tester and earn money doing what they like. It could well be a case of you not knowing what it exactly takes to work as one. This post addresses most of what you need to know on how to become a game tester.

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Jobs For 19 Year Olds

An increasing number of young people are shifting focus from pursuing further education in colleges and universities to search for jobs, no thanks to rising cost of getting a degree and uncertainty in the economy. This is why more people are interested in jobs for 19 year olds these days. Perhaps, you are a 19-year-old and wondering what job you are qualified to do without needing to have a degree. You are in the right place.

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Jobs For 18 Year Olds

Turning 18 years of age has several benefits and responsibilities that come with it because, at that age, you are considered a young adult. This means you are now qualified to do many of the jobs you were previously not permitted to when you were younger. If you are new adult or know someone who is, the information provided here on jobs for 18-year-olds is helpful when looking for a job.

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Jobs For 16 Year Olds

So you are now 16 and you are tired of having to make do with what you consider meager or insufficient allowance from your parents. Well, the good news is that at that age you are now able to work for more hours, unlike when you were younger, meaning you are now able to earn more money to complement whatever allowance your parents may provide. You will find in this post useful information pertaining to jobs for 16 year olds.

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Heathrow Airport Jobs

It is commonly said that you hardly ever experience a boring day when working in or around an airport. That saying perfectly captures what a working career at the renowned London Heathrow Airport potentially holds in store. Perhaps, you are interested in working in this world-class setting. You will find information you can use on the facility along with available Heathrow Airport jobs in this post.

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Cover Letters

If your applying for a teen job and you don’t have a cover letter forget about your resume. We live in the information age, time is money and there is guaranteed to be many applicants that are more qualified and experienced than you. Potential employers don’t have the time or the desire to sift through needless amounts of information. The first impression you give may be the last if you don’t get the cover letter right. So what exactly is the deal with a cover letter and why are they so important? Teen jobs are not about your qualifications or experience.

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