Growth Trends for Related Jobs
Finding work can be tough, especially when you have kids. Most jobs require working hours when children require care and, in many cases, it can cost more to hire a sitter to watch the children than you earn. The good news is that there are many jobs that allow you to work while children are in school, allowing you to avoiding paying for costly child care and earn a decent paycheck in the process.
Nursing provides a great opportunity to earn a great deal of money while offering the flexible working hours. Good nurses are in high demand and finding a job that works around home schedules is quite possible. The only drawback to this profession is that a degree or certification and licensure are required.
Sales is another opportunity that allows many individuals to work non-traditional hours. Salespeople are in high demand and can work in a variety of settings, including in a retail establishment, in a call center or even from home.
School System Jobs
Working in the school system offers work hours that coincide with the school’s operating hours. This works well for individuals with children in school as the start and stop times coincide perfectly with children's school schedule.
Starting a Business
Starting a business sounds like a dream come true, and for some stay at home moms, it can be. Many businesses can be started with little to no overhead and allows flexible hours, including freelancing, direct selling and ecommerce businesses. Some simple suggestions include freelance writing or photography, selling cosmetics, kitchenware, or lingerie, or making jewelry or trinkets and selling them online, either through an established venue such as eBay or through a personal website. Making money this way may be a little tougher, but in the long run, the income is only limited by the effort.
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