Most Unusual Side Job - page 2

Hi, all. A recent response to a post I wrote suggesting finding a per diem job for skills maintenance/acquisition. While it was a valid point, one of my inner responses was "Hell, no! Any more work... Read More

  1. by   Here.I.Stand
    Oh, last year I met this checker at Wal Mart who worked part time as a clinic nurse, and part time at Wal Mart. She said she'd been at WM for years and years, and it was her low-stress job.
  2. by   BSN16
    my boyfriend, who is a nurse, shingles houses in the summer
  3. by   Julius Seizure
    I know several nurses (all in NICU, coincidentally) that have a photography side-business.
  4. by   /username
    Those are some bombass cakes.
  5. by   JadedCPN
    Quote from Here.I.Stand
    Making special occasion cakes




    This is my dreaaam job except I think I don't have the talent at all
  6. by   Orion81
    Lover's Lane hee hee. I remember at Halloween time we had to wear costumes, and one day I had to be at my nursing job right after leaving Lover's Lane. I didn't have time to stop anywhere and change into my scrubs. So as my costume, I was a nurse
  7. by   takem46
    Considering starting a laundry service business on the side. My son asked why not something in Nursing. My reply was so I won't get burned out. I have heard so many nurses say that they are burned out. I want to do something totally different, but as a new nurse, my money is quite low. So I need something that requires very little start-up money. I figure: wash someone's clothes in my garage machines, deliver and make get extra $$.
  8. by   OldDude
    Quote from Davey Do
    Free lance artist.
    Landscaping.
    Delivered telephone books.
    Gigolo (made no money at that one!)
    Davey, maybe would should go in "together" and try the Gigolo gig. It may take a little while to gin up a client base so we may have to run the business by hand until then.
  9. by   Cola89
    I've heard Kohls, Pier One, and plumbing on the side. They might be on to something. I've been too wrapped up in this field and it's making me sick of it
  10. by   Proverbs16:24
    Quote from takem46
    Considering starting a laundry service business on the side. My son asked why not something in Nursing. My reply was so I won't get burned out. I have heard so many nurses say that they are burned out. I want to do something totally different, but as a new nurse, my money is quite low. So I need something that requires very little start-up money. I figure: wash someone's clothes in my garage machines, deliver and make get extra $$.
    Hey, Takem46, I use to run a professional housekeeping service. Domestic services will always be needed Go for it!
  11. by   Here.I.Stand
    /username -- Thanks!

    Davey Do and OldDude...you guys are killing me!!
  12. by   sevensonnets
    I owned a movie theater.
  13. by   Proverbs16:24
    Quote from sevensonnets
    I owned a movie theater.
    Got anymore free butter popcorn? Nothing like movie popcorn. lol

    Now I care a lot about what I put in the body so i no longer eat popcorn but hey, you can't gain weight with "food sniffing" lol (movie Dodge Ball and Ben Stiller scene when he sniffs the cheesy pizza because he is a gym instructor)
    Last edit by Proverbs16:24 on Feb 25

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