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I feel a little lost in my career. I lost my job because of covid in March 2020 because the company wasn’t doing well. I managed to get some clients and worked as a consultant with them. Fast forward in December 2020 I found a new job which was definitely underpaying me but I took it for the benefits. I also kept my consulting work going as a side income. I’ve been doing this for a year. Recently, my workload has increased by a lot and I can’t keep up. I feel extremely overwhelmed (cont)

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And have been slacking with my client work. I am thinking that maybe I should pause my client work for 2 months while I look for a new fulltime job (since I’m very underpaid right now). I can then start an LLC later and maybe hire an employee and resume client work so that way I don’t feel so overwhelmed. Is this a good idea? I just wanna take a break and reflect back on what I want to do in life

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I went through a similar change, but I made bank working for myself. I found that these 4-6 months gigs are desperate. I was easily able to get $125-150/hr for short term gigs. You just have to be willing to negotiate and walk away from the crap engagements.

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I’m actually at A different big 4 now. I got a great offer based on one of my interim clients. I am a software consultant. It’s all about making good use of online resources to find the next gig, and don’t be afraid to turn down lowball offers. I had two clients come back later after I turned them down. Plus, if you work for yourself and you work a 10 hour day, then you bill and get paid for a 10 hour day.

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Where are you based?

In NYC

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You sound burnt out honestly, take sometime for yourself. You can always find clients, sounds like you know what you’re doing and have solid skills. You got this!

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