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How To Turn Your Hobby Into A Career

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Jan 22, 2019

There are times that we fall so deeply in love with our interests that we want to turn them into a lifetime commitment. But it’s not easy to turn your hobby into a career. Where do you even start? 

If you’re struggling with this dilemma, don’t worry! You have so much room for personal development.

Here are 5 hobbies you can turn into meaningful careers by taking online courses. These classes will not only expose you to the realities of living out your passions, but also equip you in your hobby-to-career journey.

  1. Cooking and Baking

Do you enjoy making pastries or cooking dishes during your free time? Why not become a chef or a baker? Or how about opening up your own restaurant or bakery?

This master class teaches you the basics of starting and running a small restaurant business. Learn to evaluate and improve your products, master marketing basics, and manage the business side of the project.

  1. Visual Arts

Love getting your hands colorful with paint, charcoal, or ink? These two online courses may be the perfect avenue to jumpstart your career in the visual arts. The courses are taught by the Museum of Modern Arts (MoMA) and are rich in great insights and learning points.

The first online course is a great way to learn contemporary art, its history, and how it has influenced different audiences. Meanwhile, for those who want to pursue an education-related career, the second online course explores the concept of teaching ideas through art.

  1. Writing

Do you love the thrill of using words to create meaningful impact? Enroll in this online course to take your writing skill and interest one step further! Master different writing disciplines such as writing for video, podcasts, blog posts, ebooks, and so much more.

  1. Music

If you love cranking up the volume and losing yourself to the blissful beats of music, this course could be your ticket to a great music career.

Learn how to plan for music success by understanding the major challenges in the field and how to overcome them.

  1. Photography

Got passion for capturing life’s moments and turning them into great visual pieces? This course exposes you to the different rules and styles of photography. Level up your hobby by learning how to take photographs that are worthy of media companies, journalism, freelance photography, and more!

All your hobbies have a place in your future. If you’re looking to turn your interests into a meaningful career, these online courses are definitely worth the investment for your future.  

Click here to find more courses that will bring your hobbies closer to your dream career!

 

 

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Martin Asuncion

Martin is a Business Development Manager for Edukasyon.ph. Passionate about data and how it can help people make better decisions, he took up AB Economics & BS Legal Management. Cars, racing, traveling, and culture are among Martin's other interests. You're likely to find him hanging out in coffee shops late at night or all greased up working underneath cars.

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