Whether you work full-time or are looking for a side gig to fit into your busy lifestyle, there are several ways professionals can make money on the side. Side gigs are available in most industries with varying degrees of flexibility. … More
Topic: Side Jobs
Looking for a flexible side job? FlexJobs is here to help. Retail sales are expected to increase 3.6 percent this holiday season and online sales are forecast to increase between seven and 10 percent over last year. To help pay … More
A lot of times I’m so exhausted when I come home that I don’t even feel like doing anything remotely productive, but that’s what late nights are for! Sometimes you have to sacrifice sleep to do what you love. More
Ten months ago I took what I now call a leap of faith by quitting my secure, full-time job for an internship at $10 an hour. It could have been the worst mistake in the world or the best opportunity of my life, but I wouldn’t find out which until much later. Call me crazy if you want to. More
Just in time for final exams, we’re thrilled to welcome Flynn Coleman, lawyer, yogi, and founder of SAMYA Practice, who has a wealth of experience and knowledge to share about staying balanced as a law student and lawyer.
Why don’t you brew a nice cup of tea, breathe deeply, and settle in? Here’s Flynn! More
The wedding budget gap threatening to create distance between us was just the push I needed to dive back into my abandoned freelance work. More
In the battle for work/life balance, we hear a lot about how traveling for work is difficult for mothers of young children. But some mothers, according to a new article in the Wall Street Journal, are desperate for an excuse to travel for professional reasons. The paper calls it the “Mommy Business Trip.” More
In the wake of the global recession, the American employment market has undergone a significant transition. This is part of an international trend, as individuals turn toward self-employment, contracting, and entrepreneurship as ways of earning a living. In fact, according to Quartz, it is estimated that more than 40% of the U.S. workforce will be working independently by the year 2020, equating to more than 60 million citizens. This entrepreneurial spirit was evident throughout the recession, as the Small Business Association (SBA) reports that approximately 27.5 million independent ventures were operating in America during 2009. More
Karina Abbaj is a jewelry designer from New York. You can check out her designs at Karina Tea Jewelry.
What’s your full time job, and how did you get it?
Hostess/Cashier/Maître d’/American girl/Jack of all trades at an upscale Asian fusion restaurant. I marched up to the manager a few years back and told him they needed a hostess. Then sort of charmingly begged him for my job back after I graduated college and couldn’t find a full time position in my field. More
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Nowadays it seems like every young, working lady we meet has some creative pursuit on the side. More
Gwyneth Paltrow is diversifying her lifestyle brand with a new business venture. In addition to telling her readers on GOOP to buy $50,000 worth of clothes, she now wants them to get expensive blow-outs. She’ll be opening a blow dry hair salonwith her BFF and personal trainer, Tracy Anderson, in Los Angeles. More
I am a stage actor and a freelance writer. Playwright, you ask? Nope. I write things like press releases, blogs, and magazine articles—not exactly correlating fields. While these are certainly two diverging career focuses, this dual-career approach works well for me. If you similarly have two passions, I’m going to be that subversive voice and encourage you to pursue both.
Before she was the queen of American home life, Martha Stewart was a model.
Stewart began modeling at age 15, and continued when she was a student at Barnard College as a way to supplement her income. Her clients included everyone from Unilever to Chanel. It’s not difficult to see why Stewart excelled at the job–she’s gorgeous.
We speak from experience when we say that translating the jargon-filled, mind-numbing world of personal finance into readable, engaging material for young people is no simple task.But it looks like H&R Block and DoSomething.org might be on to something.
The two companies have launched a quirky new campaign to get young people motivated to save more and spend less. More