Taking Extra Hours At Work

Taking on extra hours at work can help us meet our financial goals.

Taking extra hours at your existing job can be a perfect way for you to earn extra income. It’s usually easier than having a second job, and you can often control what shifts you volunteer for.

Today let’s talk about taking extra hours at work, and how to carve out more income.

Taking Extra Hours At Work

What Is The Meaning Of Extra Hours?

Extra hours are generally defined as additional time added to the normally assigned time, not resulting in overtime.

Is It Worth It To Work Extra Hours?

Working overtime brings in more money, but an additional hour with friends and family can be just as important at the end of the day.

The only time you should say yes to working overtime is when you know it will fit in with your schedule and won’t cause much disruption to your everyday life.

What Are The Disadvantages Of Working Overtime?

Significant effects may include stress, lack of free time, poor work-life balance, and health risks.

Employee performance levels can also be potentially lowered. Long work hours could lead to tiredness, fatigue, and lack of attentiveness.

What Is The Difference Between Overtime And Extra Hours?

Overtime is applied to employees who have worked beyond their normally assigned hours.

In contrast, extra time is simply the time worked beyond the specified contract amount.

Here Are Some Steps To Follow To Ask For More Hours At Work:

  • Prove your performance. Show yourself as a good worker.
  • Monitor and analyze your schedule.
  • Determine why you want to ask for more hours at work.
  • Evaluate your performance.
  • Consider solutions.
  • Make your request for extra hours.
  • Don’t forget to thank your manager.

Final Thoughts:

Many of us are going through similar financial hardships. Don’t beat yourself up over past mistakes.

Healthy financial habits start with a budget. Don’t forget to carve out some savings for yourself.

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