Real-Life Tips: CEOs Offer Two Cents on How to Land a Second Job
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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Everyone would love a little extra cash in their pockets. What better way to add to your bottom line that to pick up extra work outside your day job? But how do you balance the duties of your current employment with what may seem like a second job in trying to find additional employment?

It’s good to have practical and applicable advice from people who are actually in the trenches connecting employees to employers. Here are a few from Forbes:

Unique Skills As Power Play: Matt Barrie, CEO and founder of told Forbes: “The days of being average are over. The important thing is to find your niche skill set.”

It’s All About LinkedIn: Aaron Harris, CEO and founder of TutorSpree advises professionals to be sure their profile pictures are those that make “you appear professional and trustworthy to future employers.”

Read more at Forbes …

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.