Multiple steams of income is a fantastic strategy to employ to create more cashflow to your accounts and in turn pay off more of your debt. Picking up a side job a few hours a week can really add up over time and if you find something you really enjoy, it can be a stress free escape from your other job. While there are thousands of job search websites out there, I have searched with SnagAJob.com during college a few times and always found it a great experience. Truthfully, there are some paid survey and “work at home” gigs on there that dont seem very legitimate but for the most part, the jobs and filtering criteria can really help you find local places in town that are looking for part time help and in many cases, the pay is listed as well.
An easy way to be contacted for jobs passively is to create an account and build your profile. Those who are hiring can then filter on their and and match your skills to something they are looking for and reach out to you. While I have had some spam come through this way as well, I have had messages from honest individuals looking to talk about an open position (disclosure: never took a job that I was contacted for first).
I did some review research and found some complaints on Snag A Job. Most of them are about how the information is shared and in particular about receiving unwanted phone calls, emails and questionnaires for various companies. The only spam I have ever received has been emails, but I am sure it does happen. I couldn’t find much details on if people complained that the information collected was inappropriately shared, which leads me to believe it was legitimate but that you certainly want to be careful with any info you share online. I tend to provide the minimum necessary and be as vague as possible when posting information/answering questions.
Check it out! How are you diversifying your income?