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Supplementing your income

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Joseph K., Jan 4, 2008.

  1. Joseph K.

    Joseph K. New Member

    So funds are getting a little tight, and I'm considering a second job to ease my financial burden a bit. I'm a desker, so my schedule is pretty steady. My initial instinct is substitute teaching since I could pretty much work when I want, and, if I felt so inclined, I could actually do that and work on the same day. I was just wondering if any of you have been in a similar situation, and, if so, what did you do for a second job?
  2. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Working desk means you're available during the day. Delivering pizza is much better than subbing, as long as you don't mind the mileage on your cars. Lunch shift on the weekends you can make some good tip money.
  3. Jeremy Goodwin

    Jeremy Goodwin Active Member

  4. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    i guess you always could be a, ohhhh, pimp?
  5. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Just make sure you've got a nice hat.
  6. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    People pay Mikey NOT to sleep with them. that's always an option!!!
  7. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I worked two jobs for a year, from late '06 through most of '07. It was a wicked grind, but in the long run it was worth it.
    I worked at a package store - personal mailboxes, shipping, etc. - every morning and at the newspaper every afternoon and evening.
    I payed off all of my debt and capped it off by quitting BOTH jobs for a better ONE.
  8. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    My second jobs while working in a newspaper include:

    Newspaper delivery (multiple times and for different companies)
    Best Buy stocker
    Barnes & Noble stocker
    PT jack-of-all-trades helper for local university magazine
    And I about did UPS/FedEx package handler
  9. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    All for a few more PBRs?
  10. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Yeah ... so?
  11. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Which one was best?
  12. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Get certified to ref.

    I have made $20 an hour blowing a whistle for 10 year old soccer. I called it stealing money. Plus, it will make you more well rounded as a writer by giving you a greater appreciation of the game.

    Teach swimming lessons to home schooled kids.

    You should be able to pull in better than $15 an hour doing this. You just need to get certified.

    Anything that requires a little bit of training and skill is going to pay a lot better than just showing up and doing something.

    What about tutoring students in English?
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