Beyond the Paycheck: Discovering True Meaning in Part-time Work
Why might people derive more meaning from part-time work than full-time work?
- Passion: part-time jobs allow individuals to pursue unique interests.
- Flexibility: part-time jobs typically allow more flexibility in scheduling.
- Social Connection: part-time jobs allow individuals to form meaningful relationships with like-minded people.
- Personal growth: part-time jobs offer opportunities for learning . . . for example, a teaching role develops communication and leadership skills.
My full-time job provides financial stability, but I find that my part-time gig in yoga offers more personal fulfillment, more purpose, and much more enjoyment.
Do you have two jobs? Do you agree? Disagree? What’s your experience?