We don’t really celebrate Thanksgiving like our friends in the United States. But a few days ago, a blogger that I follow asked, what are we thankful for this year? And I replied, work.
I know there are tons to be thankful for with what has been happening in the country this year but all I could think of and to be most thankful for this year is work.
Never had I ever worked freelance where there is a constant stream of income month after month. The work that I do as a Project Manager and Mobile App Builder has kept me afloat this whole year round. Even though the income varies month after month, it’s never been down low so bad that it is not enough. With this work, I was able to pay for my younger brother’s school tuition fee.
I’m thankful for a boss, who is from Australia, who is understanding, patient and allowed me to work at the hours that I like. The flexible work hours has kept me sane. It allowed me to work on my other hobby that I love like blogging.
We’ve more than a few days and month left until the year ends and a friend recommended me for another work. It was not something I planned to commit myself and work as a Social Media Manager for them. I really thought it was just a one task, one-off work to cover for someone who wasn’t around at that time. I was surprised to be introduced into a permanent role into this Social Media company. Since I find the work easy, why not commit part-time work? I’m on Social Media sites day in and out for almost 14 hours a day, why not get paid to do it? Awesome, isn’t it? [Read more...]