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    • KittyKate
    • By KittyKate 21st Mar 08, 2:47 PM
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    How many jobs do you have?
    • #1
    • 21st Mar 08, 2:47 PM
    How many jobs do you have? 21st Mar 08 at 2:47 PM
    Hi all, in an attempt to make extra cash I've just signed up for a 20hr a week work from home job. I do a 35hr a week job Mon-Fri and I also do graphic design with a freelance company (the money's not amazing there though!)

    Yet I still wish I could do more

    How many jobs do you all have and do you feel it's enough?

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    • silkglade
    • By silkglade 21st Mar 08, 2:52 PM
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    • #2
    • 21st Mar 08, 2:52 PM
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    • 21st Mar 08, 2:52 PM
    I just have the 1 but have loads of opportunity to do overtime at time and a half

    Well when I am not off sick that is!!
    • skint_spice
    • By skint_spice 21st Mar 08, 2:54 PM
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    • #3
    • 21st Mar 08, 2:54 PM
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    • 21st Mar 08, 2:54 PM
    Just one! and yes it's enough. with all the travelling, looking after DS, cooking from scratch and ebaying I don't think I could cope if I had to work any more. Personally I'd rather make more savings. That's just me though and I'm totally in awe of your three jobs! well done.
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    • MERFE
    • By MERFE 21st Mar 08, 2:55 PM
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    • #4
    • 21st Mar 08, 2:55 PM
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    • 21st Mar 08, 2:55 PM
    I have none at the moment and feel its plenty, obviously circumstances are different as I'm home with 2 toddlers all day and oh may have nights out with his job so the cost of childcare doesnt make it worth working at all - have been there and tried that. However I do do voluntary work for homestart so I'm not completely idle!
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  • ltm07
    • #5
    • 21st Mar 08, 2:55 PM
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    • 21st Mar 08, 2:55 PM
    One & luckily it can't run smoothly without plenty of overtime! If the overtime stopped i would have to get a 2nd jo!
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  • PENNYWISE
    • #6
    • 21st Mar 08, 2:56 PM
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    • 21st Mar 08, 2:56 PM
    only 2 and that's more than enough!
    Who says I have to be normal?
  • Burlesque Babe
    • #7
    • 21st Mar 08, 3:02 PM
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    • 21st Mar 08, 3:02 PM
    2 - 18.5 hours office job and then as many hours as I can handle on AQA to make up the money. I also do very occasional mystery shops.

    Checking quidco, pigsback, onepoll etc could almost be a job in itself!
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    • KittyKate
    • By KittyKate 21st Mar 08, 3:08 PM
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    • #8
    • 21st Mar 08, 3:08 PM
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    • 21st Mar 08, 3:08 PM
    I'm going to job the third job (graphic design) as the money is dire for the work. I agree that Quidco, Pigsback etc (plus all the comping I do) is easily a job in itself....luckily job no1 is quiet and I do it all on company time

    I guess with me the only way I am not actually worrying about money is when I'm earning it
    • headoutthesand
    • By headoutthesand 21st Mar 08, 3:42 PM
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    • #9
    • 21st Mar 08, 3:42 PM
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    • 21st Mar 08, 3:42 PM
    I have one FT job in the office and another FT job at home with the 2 boys aged 3 and 13 months.

    I did take on another job before DS2 was born and it involved working an extra 20 hours - 2 10 hour shifts at the weekend. Needless to say i only survived for 3 months.

    I have worked the odd night in the chip shop but more as cover than being a permanent person. I only did this when i was on maternity leave though.

    I'm ebaying a lot at the moment and I also deliver the phone book and yellow pages but that's only an extra 2 days a year.

    I wouldn't mind doing the odd shift in the chippy again though but OH works nights so i can't get a babysitter
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  • Tesscha
    I work 35hrs as an administrator, but just recently started a cleaning job. I do 2 hours each morning, 6 days a week. I've been doing it a few weeks now and it was bleeding hard at first but I'm adjusting.

    I have to say that the incentive is seeing the funds deposited into my account each week and that I've been able to pay extra towards my outstanding DEBTS - which total over £30,000
  • Lorne
    2 jobs, 3 if you include mystery shopping!
    Thanks for the advice Martin!
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  • Skye_27
    1 full time job so 35 hours a week but AQA and mystery shop too. Surveys, quidco etc too which take up loads of time I should class as my second job! :rolleyes:
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  • busy today mate
    1 job. I honestly couldn't see me doing anything else. As it is I must do 60 hours a week 70 if I work a Saturday night. I don't want to kill myself.
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  • hypno06
    I have three jobs and so does OH. Both have one full time and two part time, although I will be giving up one of the part time ones shortly.

    Then, we both have voluntary work on top of that.............all good stuff!
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    • immoral_angeluk
    • By immoral_angeluk 21st Mar 08, 5:27 PM
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    Full time mum..
    Ann summers party organiser
    saturday sales in argos
    soon to be volunteer CAB adviser.
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    Que sera, sera. <3
    • penguin83
    • By penguin83 21st Mar 08, 5:37 PM
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    I have a full time job in the civil service and do as many mystery shops as I can in a week. I also have 2 littleuns who are 3 and 5 and a horse so can't really fit much more in! x x
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  • dblore123
    I work full time from Mon to Fri. I am looking for some work from home inda of job to do in the evenings and also during the weekend.
    Ca you please suggest such jobs. I would be better off with a Data Entry/Transcription kindoff job. But cannot find any genuine ones.

    Can you please help me? Thanks a lot.
  • Bunnyinthelights
    I work Full-time
    I have 2 children 3 and 5 (so another job!) and a house
    and I do party-lan still a bit.
    I wouldnt mind a weekend job at Tesco or something TBH but DH works shifts so it would be difficult.
    Empty pockets never held anyone back, only empty heads and empty hearts can do that -Peale
    • Hell1
    • By Hell1 22nd Mar 08, 8:06 AM
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    I work full time mon-fri, then home to 3 kids. Occassional well paid evening/weekend work too. So is that2 jobs or 3?
  • ANY CHANCE
    Hi,
    Im a student nurse and i work 4 extra night shifts a month i have 3 children aged 13 7 and 4 and a horse i could prob do extra night shifts but would risk my health and sanity!!!
    “most people give up just as they are about to achieve success”
    If you think you are going through hell keep going - Sir Winston Churchill
    If You Can't Change It, Change the Way You Think About It.
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