It's harder to find jobs in today's tough economy. If you need to earn money over the summer or after school, why not become your own boss?
Here are 5 tips on starting your own business:
With a little preparation, running your own business can bring great rewards, in both money and experience.
Reviewed by: Neil Izenberg, MD
Date reviewed: August 2012
|JA Student Center The JA Entrepreneur Center offers resources to help students plan, start, and run a business.|
|U.S. Department of Labor The Department of Labor works to inform and advocate for job-seekers, the employed, and the retired.|
|Teens4hire This career and recruitment site allows you to search jobs, apply online, be considered for openings, and get the latest news, info and tips on how to land a job, earn money, and/or get work experience.|
|Snag a Job This site contains part-time, summer, and hourly employment information, plus tips on writing resumes and handling interviews.|
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|Family Money Troubles Stressed out by your parents' money worries? Check out our tips for handling tough times.|
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|Life After High School Do you need time off after high school to save money? How do you choose the college that's right for you? Read practical tips and advice on making the important decision of what to do after high school.|
|5 Ways to Ace a Job Interview Interviewing for a summer job or internship? Read our tips.|
|Finding a Summer Job or Internship Need to make money or gain work experience? Follow these tips on finding the job that's right for you.|
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