Money can be tight at this time of year, but one trend that can help is taking up a side job, sometimes known as a '.'
Side hustles are jobs done in addition to studying or working a full-time job in order to earn extra money, however some people do them to help them grow towards a certain goal or simply for fun.
Work in hospitality and events was shown to be the most popular side hustle, possibly due to the flexible working hours these jobs can provide, followed by work in retail. Others work part-time in education, creative arts and design, sales, media, banking and finance, and other fields.
Keep in mind that because a side hustle is a significant time commitment, it may be beneficial if you choose something that you are passionate about or that will help you progress along your intended professional path in the future.