How to Find and Manage a Second Job

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Don’t you think that earning some extra money is a good idea? Don’t you think that it’s great to pay back your student loans, or credit cards, or just have fun? Don’t you think that moonlighting is a good option, in particular if you managed to come across an adaptable position? But before making a final decision, it’s better to weigh the pros and cons that moonlighting can cause you.
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Calculate Your Budget
First of all you should analyze your budget and your expenses. How much extra money do you need? Do you require just $100 per month, and it was at your disposal all the time? Do you need $140 to pay for your Internet and cable? But you can find some cheaper providers for this, and in such a case you needn’t moonlighting!
You can use various Google Spreadsheets templates or some apps to calculate your budget.

The Possible Positions
If you have found out that you need not less than extra $400 per month for all your needs, then it’s time to decide what the best part-time position for you is. And you can easily find any moonlighting with JobTonic that is ready to offer everyone agood choice of vacancies.
Are you searching for a job in retail or at home? Are you dreaming of your own business or prefer to work for the boss? What skills and knowledge do you have? Would you like to apply them?
Working At Home
For those who need a flexible schedule to spend more time with their family or fulfill some duties, then their choice can be working at home.
If you have some medical education or experience, you can search for a position in a company that can offer you to type medical dictation. For this job you only need typing skills and the Internet.
If you want to try yourself as a freelancer, you can find some sites that offer some possibilities for writers, marketers, programmers, designers, mobile app developers. One of the cons of such sites is that you need to pay a percentage of your earning.
Working Out Of Home
If you already work in some place, you can double your socializing and earn extra cash.
If you like spending time in the open air, you can offer your neighbors some of the lawn-care chores or snow-cleaning services.
You can also choose some of the more common part-time jobs, like retail worker or a delivery driver. For those who like travelling, a vacancy in a sports goods shop will be ideal, as they can get some discounts on the necessary items for travelling.
Cons
Even with an adaptable position you will need to work more, which can influence your life. Your moonlighting can result in:

  • little time for entertainment;
  • sickness;
  • bad quality of your job;
  • sleeplessness;
  • higher stress

So, think about this and consult your budget to decide whether these risks worth the money earned.
Pros
The benefits of moonlighting are evident not only from financial side. You can improve your resume if you find a position in your field. This will bring you additional experience and strengthen your career prospects.
This is also you chance if you are planning to change your career and to get some experience in a new sphere. And you don’t risk losing the permanent earnings.
As you can see, it isn’t easy to decide whether to moonlight or not. Consider all the pros and cons that a part time job can bring personally you and make your choice!

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