How to Get a Job as a Hippie, Bohemians, and Free Spirits.
How to get a Job as an Hippie: As a modern-day hippie/bohemian/free spirit, it is often hard to find a job, a stable income, or any money at all sometimes.
So, this article is for all the hippies, bohemians, and free spirits out there who are creative, hardworking, and simply need to find a way to make ends meet, do what they want for once, or change careers and lifestyles altogether.
Job Hunting Online
Often, it’s just a matter of knowing where to look. The Internet is an amazing tool for unemployed hippies, bohemians, and free spirits.
Things you Need to Get a Job
Here are some things you might want to have ready:
Cover Letter (one general letter that can be revised slightly to fit the job you’re applying for)
Entertainment Résumé (this could be very different from your more “official” résumé)
Headshot (for certain entertainment professions)
Portfolio (teachers, musicians, models, artists, designers, etc. need a portfolio)
Letters of Recommendation
Copies of Degrees, Certifications, & Awards
List of References (personal & professional)
Copies of Published Work (for writing/editing jobs)
Website (for certain professions)
Email (if your email address is something like [email protected], it may be better to get a more professional sounding email. Gmail is great for professional emails)
Business Cards (especially if you are a freelancer, an entertainer of some kind, or you have your own or are starting your own business)
Comp Cards (actors and models)
General Job Listings
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Job search engines. Find all job listings within one search.
Find job postings and other stuff on Craigslist.
Provides an employment and online job search engine. Post jobs and search for careers by community, industry, or company.
Short-Term Job Adventures
Explore the exciting world of short-term job adventures, summer jobs, internships, seasonal jobs, volunteering, unique sabbaticals, life-changing experiences, gap year programs, and work abroad.
Find summer jobs, seasonal jobs, or year-round careers in unique industries: cruise ships, national parks, Alaska fishing and tourism, beach and ski resorts, casinos, camps, teaching English, adventure travel, and more. In the US and abroad.
Apparel Search Directory
Largest and fastest growing online guide to apparel, fashion, and clothing industry. An excellent resource for apparel industry professionals. Search for fashion news, jobs, manufacturers, retailers, and much more.
Search thousands of fitness, recreation, and leisure jobs for free. Jobs in health clubs, recreation centers, hotels, resorts, spas, private clubs, colleges, and universities.
Find a job in fitness today. Fitness jobs are listed by state and category.
Food Industry Jobs
In addition to these great websites, you can also find employment in the food industry by going to websites of chain restaurants. Most big food chains have online applications now. Do a search for your favorites. You can also start up your own franchise of many of these businesses but if you have the money to do that, you probably don’t need this job guide!
The I GROUP Model & Talent Management
The leading agency representing men, women, boys, and girls who are actors and models. We are a full-service agency providing talent for auto shows, conventions, corporate events, entertainment, and fashion events.
An hippie, bohemians, and free spirits can’t seem to hold a job, no matter what. For those of you who fall into that category, or those who just need a little extra money in addition to your other jobs, here are some things you can do to make money.
Donate sperm or eggs
Be a surrogate mom
Sell your hair
Grow or sell marijuana
Hold a sign up on a street corner and beg for money
Collect cans and bottles, metal, and any other “trash” you can get money for
Give music or art lessons or be a tutor.
Shovel snow, mow lawns, babysit, and clean houses
Dumpster dive and have monthly yard sales
Ask for donations through your blog
Marry someone who is rich
Become a rich person’s muse
Make videos for YouTube
Invest other peoples’ money for them (whether they know it or not)
Model for art classes
Be a Party Girl
Clean houses in your underwear
Be a dog walker or runner
Become a life coach or doula or some other kind of healing, spiritual professional
Be an off-the-grid organic farmer
Freelance/Odd Job/Work from Home/Part Time/Telecommute Job Resources
From writing online to affiliate marketing to selling products to taking phone calls, the list goes on and on when it comes to working from home or online or as a freelancer.
Hire freelance programmers, web developers, designers, writers, data entry, and more at a fraction of the cost, or add your name to the list!
A place for people to share things they are willing to do for $5: Funny and bizarre, social marketing, graphics, advertising, technology, business, programming, and more!
Universal Life Church—Become Ordained
Become a legally ordained minister at this official Universal Life Church site. Perform weddings, funerals, and more. Free newsletter, minister directory. All faiths and spiritual traditions welcome.
List My Five
A platform where people can write for money by creating, publishing, and sharing their own top five lists online: a quick way to earn money.
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