Survival Jobs : 154 Ways to Make Money While Pursuing Your Dreams (Paperback)

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In the first-ever guide to finding a satisfying job that will keep food on the table while you focus on your perhaps less lucrative dreams, Deborah Jacobson presents a detailed survey of employment possibilities that keep stressful money worries away and allow plenty of time for pursuing one's true calling in life.


"Survival Jobs proves that you don't have to wait tables while looking for your big break. With frank and funny advice from an author who has traveled the survival-job road, Jacobson introduces opportunities both on and off the beaten track that suit a wide variety of schedules, skills, and personalities. "Survival Jobs includes:


"Jobs for the CEO in You" (apartment manager, massage therapist, and other "be-your-own-boss" suggestions)"That's Entertainment" (from working as a personal assistant to performing at theme parks)"Nine to Five...Not" (clock in at the crack of dawn or the midnight hour as a limousine driver, a video-store clerk, or an airport employee)"You Gotta Have Heart" (jobs that satisfy the spirit and pay the bills: pet care, social work, children's entertainment)


For each job, she describes:


Duties and responsibilities, the pros and consLikely salary, necessary skills, and educational backgroundIdeas for getting startedSources for contacts, including names and phone numbers in major cities

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780767901505
SKU 30329501
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0767901509
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6L x 0.5T
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Editors Note In the first-ever guide to finding a satisfying job that will keep food on the table while you focus on your perhaps less lucrative dreams, Deborah Jacobson presents a detailed survey of employment possibilities that keep stressful money worries away and allow plenty of time for pursuing ones true calling in life. Survival Jobs proves that you dont have to wait tables while looking for your big break. With frank and funny advice from an author who has traveled the survival-job road, Jacobson introduces opportunities both on and off the beaten track that suit a wide variety of schedules, skills, and personalities. Survival Jobs includes: "Jobs for the CEO in You" (apartment manager, massage therapist, and other "be-your-own-boss" suggestions)"Thats Entertainment" (from working as a personal assistant to performing at theme parks)"Nine to Five...Not" (clock in at the crack of dawn or the midnight hour as a limousine driver, a video-store clerk, or an airport employee)"You Gotta Have Heart" (jobs that satisfy the spirit and pay the bills: pet care, social work, children's entertainment)For each job, she describes:Duties and responsibilities, the pros and consLikely salary, necessary skills, and educational backgroundIdeas for getting startedSources for contacts, including names and phone numbers in major cities
Editors Note 1 Written by one who has traveled the survival-job road, this first-ever guide to finding a satisfying job that will keep food on the table while one focuses on less lucrative dreams introduces opportunities both on and off the beaten path to suit a wide variety of schedules, skills, and personalities.
Editors Note 2 Provides information on flexible ways to makes money, includes jobs like apartment manager, massage therapist, party promoter, sketch artist, resume service, and swap meets and flea markets
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