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9 to 5 Not for You? 15 Cool Careers with Unconventional Hours


At some point in history, it was decreed that everyone was supposed to work for eight hours a day, from 9am to 5pm.

Whether you think 9-to-5 is arbitrary, counter-productive or just out of touch with your life priorities, you’re in good — and growing — company. If the 9-to-5 agenda just isn’t for you, check out these 15 cool careers with unconventional hours:   

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#InternPro Chat: “Who Needs a 9 to 5? Alternative Ways to Bring Home the Bacon”

For decades, “9 to 5” was considered the standard workday in the US. Not so much anymore. Today, there are many new opportunities – freelancing, temp work, project-based contracts, solopreneneurship and consulting, for example – that enable us to “bring home the bacon” well outside the traditional 9 to 5 job. This week, the #InternPro community discussed the nature, benefits and requirements of these opportunities. The chat, for your convenience, is summarized here. Join us again next week, Monday, October 1 for our next fast-paced, enlightening #InternPro discussion at 9pm ET/6pm PT! [View the story “#InternPro Chat: \”Who Needs a   

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