How to Use the Internet to Your Benefit During the COVID-19 Crisis?

COVID-19 has forced us into isolation, and the internet has undoubtedly become our biggest friend. But with such a vast and powerful resource in your hand, why not do something meaningful?

So, give your binge-watching streak a break and take a look at all the different ways in which you can harness the power of the internet to stay one step ahead of your peers!

Enroll in a New Course

It is never too late to start learning something new. With universities, institutions, and academies across the world, offering e-learning platforms, online learning resources have become more enriched than ever.

You have the option to choose from a multitude of courses, including those offering certificates on successful completion. The best part is that along with the paid ones, there are many free courses. Also, you get to learn about anything you wish, from amongst the best educators in the world, that too from the comfort of your home.

If you put your mind to it, you’d be surprised how much you can achieve through the internet and the structured courses it has in store for you. So, what are you waiting for? Enroll and start learning today!

Want to be Your Own Boss?

With the current global pandemic due to COVID-19, the work-from-home culture has gained tremendous momentum. As such, there are a variety of remote freelancing jobs available online in various sectors.

Decent pay clubbed with the benefit of working remotely, these options are definitely worth looking for. Especially if you are up for utilizing the internet to your stride and earn money while practicing social distancing, freelancing is a win-win situation.

You can work at your own pace and choose what suits you the best from all the available options. In fact, there are many websites like Writers’ Hub, Freelancers.com, AngelList, Flex Jobs, and others that allow you to register for free and search for available positions.

In the absence of a contract, you have the freedom to work independently while at the same time getting paid per assignment.

Read and self-educate

The internet is now the largest library in the world. With digital resources ranging in millions, it has brought books from across cultures, languages, subjects within our reach.  

Education is limitless and knows no age, sex, race, or creed. You can start reading literally about anything, anywhere, and anytime you want.

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“In today’s knowledge-driven world, what you earn is what you learn” – Bill Clinton

So, wipe your glasses and immerse yourself in the wonderful land of books using the power of the internet.

Add a New Skill to Your Cap

What is that one thing that you always wanted to learn but couldn’t manage due to your busy routine? We all have one such desire, don’t we? Well, your time has finally come.

With the lockdown and social distancing in place, why not indulge in learning that one thing. Thanks to YouTube and other social media platforms, it is possible to learn anything.

Whether it’s music, art, a new language, or a new dish, now is your chance, so just go ahead and do it!

Network with People from Your Field and Beyond

Connections go a long way. Especially if you are a young professional looking to build meaningful networks, connecting with people in your field and beyond is essential.

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Using the internet, you have the power in your hand to start networking and grow professionally. You will be surprised by how many doors might open for you when you begin to socialize and build networks even from a distance!

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