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Creative hustle

Side hustles have been around for about as long as the working week. For many people a second job is often the only way to pay the mortgage, afford a holiday or escape from the daily grind. The digital age opens an enormous choice to moonlighters, and they are grabbing the opportunity big time. The internet makes it easier to rent out a spare room, drive people around town or sell widgets. About one in four now work outside their regular jobs, according to a recent NBN report, which also found the aspiration to do so is big among those aged 20-38. Consulting firm Deloitte said in its latest Millennial Survey that half of respondents wanted to quit full-time employment and join the gig economy in the next two years.

Genevieve Rosen-Biller’s side hustle – selling linen sheets online – has grown rapidly since its

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