For those that have quit your job, how did you make money in between jobs/in the short-term?

Microsoft JCXy04
Nov 27, 2017 7 Comments

Uber/Lyft, Air BnB and Turo are the temporary income streams that come to mind for me. Any other income streams that people have utilized after quitting their jobs?


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  • Google jghyrh
    If you live below your means, this should be a non-issue. That said, I've always had something lined up before quitting.
    Nov 27, 2017 0
  • SpaceX chbp55
    I've been laid of twice. Managed to survive the 2 to 4 months between jobs without touching my savings with severance packages and unemployment benefits.
    Nov 29, 2017 1
    • Microsoft JCXy04
      How'd you do it
      Nov 29, 2017
  • Starbucks / Eng Zxk342
    If you’re a SME in your area the right short term contracts or freelancing can be good (if that kind of work fits you). It can get rather lucrative depending on your level of experience and how in demand you are.

    However personally I usually like to take a breather and do some nonprofit work. Things like Leading a meetup/class, guest speaking at a college, tutor cs students (for free), or volunteer as an instructor or mentor at nonprofit coding programs while I brush up for interviewing.
    Nov 27, 2017 0
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    • Microsoft JCXy04
      You did not what
      Nov 27, 2017
  • Red Pill VR agent007
    I never did, always in the rat race. Tried a couple of times with marginal earnings. Trying to get my act together and do consulting in 2018.
    Nov 29, 2017 0
  • Rubrik / Eng

    Rubrik Eng

    Palantir, BetterWorks
    I did consulting for YC startups in between to experiment on my own startup ideas
    Nov 28, 2017 0