Hustle culture is real. We all know someone who brags about the fact they’re always working. Late nights, early morning, working on weekends… Some people choose this lifestyle, but it can become toxic and dangerous if it goes unchecked.
As a gig worker or freelancer, time quite literally is money. Many people think that independent workers have it set because they get to create their own hours. But, many of us know that isn’t necessarily true.
You applied to a couple of great gigs that seem like a perfect fit for your skills, creativity, and passion. Once the interview is over, the waiting game has just begun. Now you need to find a balance.
It’s great if you’re self-motivated, because it means you can get things done without being micromanaged. It’s also good if you’re a team player, because you’ll need that skill for most jobs. But don’t put those things on your resume, or at least don’t use that particular resume phrasing.
In some areas of the country, school-age children remain at home learning their lessons online because of pandemic restrictions. There is a good chance you feel stretched thin trying to work and juggle the needs of your kids at the same time.