In this day and age, due to the high cost of living, full time jobs do not pay young people nearly enough to manage and maintain even the most basic of needs and therefore, most young people are forced to take on extra work outside of their full time jobs in order to manage. This has become a lot easier in this day and age because of the advancement of the internet and the popularity of social media among young people. You can now work from the comfort of your own home during your free time and earn as much as you earn from your full time job during your free time and when you get to a point, you might even be able to give up your full time job completely and work solely from home. The reason for this is that when clients give work and pay a certain amount of money for that work, your company will make you do that work but pay you only a fraction of the money while retaining the rest as the companies’ profits and also to pay for their own overheads such as rent and other things. However, if you were to approach a client directly and get the work without the middle man, the total amount will be yours.
Using your skills to get more work
If you are a computer person and your full time job includes working with computers and hardware, you could use these same skills to get other work as well during your free time. You can do laptop repairs for private individuals or you can even do them for companies. Of course, there might be a clause in your contract with your own company that prevents you from doing this and therefore, you need to look through your contract carefully before you take on this work because your company could sue you if you do this while you are still working for the company if it is stated in your contract.
If your contract prevents you from doing PC repairs, you can then take on some other form of work that will get you money.There are many things that you can do to earn money. It would depend on what you are good at doing. If you love to cook, you can cook meals and have them delivered to a few people. If you bake, you can bake birthday cakes during your free time to earn a little extra money. Similarly, you can do crafts, make cards and various other things to earn money.