Working as a Postmates Courier

DONE BY: Anonymous 

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: www.craigslist.com

LENGTH: Off and on for 2 months

LOCATION: New York, NY, USA

FUN: ★★☆☆☆

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★☆☆☆☆

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED:

Overcoming shyness

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

 

No set schedule

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

Picking up and delivering food orders

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 25

TOP TIPS: 

  • Own a bike, helmet, and lock
  • Set a hard start and end time for working each day

BEST WAY TO CONTACT THIS PLACE, IF INTERESTED: 

Their website. On the whole it was very easy to sign up and start working.

MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY: 

I learned that I prefer to work on a fixed schedule. With no accountability to anyone and no real goals it was easy to lose motivation.

Jiyoung Jeong