The Part-Time Freelancing Guide: Humble Beginnings

A freelancer hard at work

So, remember that time I did a guide telling you how to get started freelancing? (link here) Well, that was like 4 months ago. Since then, I’ve actually gotten started. I made an account on Fiverr and Upwork and proceeded to get zero clients. That is, until one day a lovely gentleman from Bangladesh offered me a low-paying job, churning out content for one of his sites. Being poor and…

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Excellent Jobs for Under 18s – The Ultimate List

Being young is tough. Nobody respects your opinion and you largely get ignored. Plus you can’t do all the fun things that adults can do, like drink alcohol and drive cars. Luckily, none of this matters to part-time employers because they can pay you less. So, what are some great jobs for under 18s? Because I’m not an omniscient god, despite appearances, I’m going to miss some stuff. In fact,…

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What are some Great Summer Jobs for Teens?

Lawn mowing is one of many ideal jobs for teens.

Being a teenager is tough. It’s even worse when you want to buy things but don’t have any money. So, what are some good summer jobs for teens? What are the characteristics of good jobs for teens? The main thing to consider when looking out for suitable jobs for teens is the pay. How much money can you make? Odds are, you’ll be looking for a summer job. So, you…

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The Part-Time Freelancing Guide: Get Started Freelancing Online

Freelance

How do I get started freelancing online? An excellent question. Sometimes you just want to make money working from home, and freelancing is an excellent way to do it. So, as a monumental testament to bad ideas, over the next few [insert unit of time here], I will be attempting to work as a freelance online content creator. That’s the fancy way of saying that I’ll be a freelance writer….

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Retail Rundown – What is it Like to Work in Retail?

If you’re looking for a part-time job, it’s important to ask yourself: what is it like to work in retail? The retail industry is a huge one and one that you’ll likely encounter at some point during your part-time job hunt. This article aims to explain what it’s like to work in retail based on my own experiences. From my limited experience (and for the purposes of this article), I…

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How to make a CV/Resume for a Part-Time Job

This guide aims to help you make a CV/Resume that’s tailored towards typical part-time work. If you’re looking for your first job, it’s understandable that you may not have a decent CV already prepared. This guide aims to change that. I even made a nice template for you to use. The CV (or resume for our friends across the pond) is the first impression that you’ll be giving to every…

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The Importance of Social Media

Once upon a time, people did dumb stuff without it being immortalised in the metaphorical stone tablets of the internet. Unfortunately, Facebook now knows more about you than you do and if you’re not careful, that stuff is visible to anyone competent enough to type your name into Google. So, what can you do to avoid your wild drinking habits being visible to prospective employers?   Privacy Settings If social…

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Education and Qualifications and you

So, let’s say you’re looking for your first part-time job. You’re going to need to send out a few CVs to businesses you might be interested in working in. But how are you going to fill out your CV if you’ve got no work experience? Well, obviously you could go get some experience (and I’ve already written an article about that here). However, since the bulk of your life so…

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Wages Explained

Given that money is probably most of the reason that you’re looking for a part-time job, it’s important that you understand how it works. Your wage is what you get paid for doing your job. Wages are paid hourly, this is different from salaries where you are paid an amount regardless of your hours worked. Your wage may be paid out weekly, or monthly. Some prefer a weekly wage because…

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How to Find a Part-time Job

Money is quite a helpful thing to have around, it allows you to buy a wealth of useful resources, like food and water. As such, it is probably helpful for you to have a way of making a bit of money so that you don’t starve to death whilst you study. This is where a part-time job comes in. You can work around your education so that you can eat…

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