Times can be tough in SA. Costs are rising, salaries are not, and the majority of South African consumers are increasingly under financial pressure. If you're lucky enough to have a steady job, you can still make life a little more comfortable by taking on extra work in your spare time. One way to make life a little more comfortable is to take on extra work in your spare time. But where to find it?
A number of sites have been developed to help companies connect with people who hold the skill sets they need for a particular job. With everything from nursing to accounting, writing, architecture and web design covered, you might just find the side hustle you need for some extra cash.
Here are five platforms to try:
- Nomad Now: Developed in South Africa for South African freelancers, Nomad Now lets you create a profile for free and advertise your services as well as availability to potential clients. Should your profile match a client’s needs, they will be able to contact you directly. A bonus is that Nomad Now handles the invoicing on your behalf, so you’re guaranteed payment within 30 days of completing the job. In return Nomad Now charges (and deducts) a 4% fee of the revenue generated.
- Fiverr: While the site works in US dollars, it’s open to anyone offering absolutely any service. ‘Be creative! You can offer any service you ...