The best tips for a side hustle are the ones that work and limit your risk. Since you already have extensive knowledge of your career field, you can share those insights with those who want to learn more about your field as they decide on a career change.

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Best entrepreneurship tips - Become a Mentor at Career Redo and earn incomeExplain Your Career Field To Others and Earn Income

Becoming an entrepreneur can take a lot of work.  Continuing with our tips for a side hustle, we want to provide you with a simple approach to get you started as an entrepreneur.

Let’s start with the background.  You have spent a part of your career in one or more fields.  It could have been as an accountant, food truck owner, bed and breakfast owner, welder, dance instructor, attorney, or many other career fields.

As a result of your years of experience, you have gained quite a bit of knowledge regarding that career, such as:

  • What it takes to be successful in that arena.  
  • Why people fail and what mistakes they usually make.
  • What a typical day is like.
  • What unusual things can happen.
  • What are the best skills to possess to be successful.
  • Which skills are least useful.
  • Is there a specific jargon that needs to be understood.
  • What advancement is available.
  • Who are the best people to speak with in that career field.
  • What do I need to do to perform on a daily basis.
  • Are there documents that I need to fully understand before even applying for a position.
  • How are hourly or salary payments made.
  • Is there travel involved.
  • How often would I travel.
  • For small business entrepreneurs, how much capital is need to begin operations.
  • Many other questions!!

Some may look at to search for ways to use this knowledge.  However, since these are also questions that a person who desires to learn more about that career field may ask, we will show you a better way.


Begin earning income with our help.  Start your path to being an entrepreneur.A Mentor Gains Rewards and Income

The most important of our tips for a side hustle is to become a Career Redo Mentor.  Your objective as a Career Redo Mentor is to provide great insight and knowledge to a person who desires to learn more about a career field in which they have an interest.  You want to have your Client feel that they have learned so much and are now prepared to take the next steps to capture their goal of a new career.

Change is hard!  We all know that. This is true for any change, but even more so when changing careers.  Besides all of the other stuff, they need to learn as much as they can about their desired career.  However, the more information that someone has about their change, the easier it is for them. This softens the blow of such a change. You are there to help…and earn income.

Did I tell you that you can charge your Client an hourly rate for your services of providing this information to them?  Yes, indeed!  This is the best of side hustles for working professionals as you can schedule the mentoring sessions in your off hours. The fun part is that you get paid to mentor online.


Announce to others your role as a mentorTell the World and Gain Income

step 1:

Where to find side gigs? Once your dedicated page is set up, we will bring them to you. Visitors to our website interested in a new career select a career field/category. They look through the list of Mentors that are available for each field and select one to arrange a mentoring session.

step 2:

Once you are selected by a potential Client, you will be notified by Career Redo via email.

step 3:

You contact your potential Client via email to arrange a telephone or Skype ™ session at the date and time that is agreeable to you and your client.

step 4:

You bill your Client via PayPal (or your preferred payment mechanism) and receive payment.

step 5:

You advise Career Redo that Client had made payment and Career Redo will send you an invoice for its referral fee.  You make payment to Career Redo.

step 6:

You conduct your mentoring session with your Client answering her/his questions and providing information that would be useful to understand what is involved in your career field. A key element in our entrepreneurship tips to to satisfy the client. Consider these mentoring quotes to reach a great mindset.

step 7 (Optional):

Based on the success of the original session, the Client desires to book another session with you.  You set a date/time as set in STEP 3 and continue through STEPS 4 through 6.


A successful mentor is a great entrepreneurSuccess Is the Major Benefit of a Mentor
  • Gain extra income for your mentoring services.
  • Share your passion about your career.
  • Achieve satisfaction of guiding an enthusiastic person to a new career.
  • Pay NO upfront costs to become a Mentor.
  • Set your rate for your services.
  • Decide on hourly (telephone/SkypeTM) or half/ full day (on-site) sessions or both.
  • Set your own schedule for sessions with your Client.
  • Career Redo lists numerous careers for the Client to view. The list could include most any type of trade, craft, professional role, or entrepreneurial position.  We may have dance instructors, voice over artists, welders, speech pathologists, accountants, stock traders, attorneys, contract analysts, natural gas schedulers, online entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, bed and breakfast owners, or vineyard owners, etc.  We would exclude medical doctors and government careers.  ————>> Add your own career category to our list by signing up!
  • Have a dedicated sales page on Career Redo to describe your experience in your career.
  • Act as your own boss. Career Redo just refers Clients to you for a fee.
  • Make NO payments to Career Redo until after receipt of payment by your Client.
  • Receive additional business exposure through your listing on Career Redo.
  • 50% Discount on the referral fee for your first client - Limited Time Offer
  • May receive affiliate revenue from the sale of Sitesell’s Solo Build It! (“SBI”) memberships derived from your page on Career Redo’s website, if your are a SBI member. Another one of our entrepreneurship tips is to check out the SBI business building site.  You might just like it.


Start your ride to entrepreneurship as a Career Redo MentorBlast Off as a Successful Entrepreneur

Another of our tips for a side hustle is to find an easy place to start.  We will help you get started as an entrepreneur.  So even if you are not one already, Career Redo will do the following:

  1. Make a dedicated sales page for you - It presents your experience, background and qualifications for meeting with your Client on your career field. We will include photos, videos, podcasts or other media that you provide to help sell you as the person to address the Client’s concerns on your career field. You provide the information and we build the page together to have the Client select you.  We do require that you have at least three (3) years experience in that career field. An example of the dedicated sales page can be found here.
  2. You determine the hourly rate you want to charge - You decide it you want to select hourly phone/Skype ™ sessions and/or half, full or multiple day on-site sessions (depending on the type of career).  Career Redo will post those rates on your dedicated page.
  3. You follow the steps above in HOW IT WORKS - Hold the session with your client.
  4. Career Redo charges you a referral fee AFTER you get paid by your Client - The fee is equal to a specified percentage of the amount you collect in return for locating, attracting, and referring the Client to you.
  5. Career Redo is a referral site - It is somewhat similar to how Home AdvisorTM operates.  You are an independent operator and are solely responsible for the services you provide to your Client. You are not an employee, agent, representative or contractor of Career Redo.
  6. This process sets you up to become an independent entrepreneur - You can now present yourself as a business entrepreneur online.  You are open to operate with other entities.

Continuing with our tips for a side hustle, we will help all along the way to set you up for business as a Career Redo Mentor. If you have any questions at all, please contact me here.

Be a Career Redo Mentor and earn additional income by sending in the “Be A Mentor Application” form.


You don’t have to be an entrepreneur already to participate.  You can be a person working in corporation your entire career.

We are open to include most any career field with the exception of medical doctors and government jobs.  Career Redo had the right to make final determination as to whether a certain career field would be included.

You could have worked in one career or multiple fields as long as you have worked at least three (3) years in the career field you are representing.

You do not have to be certified as a Mentor elsewhere.

You can start earning income on a part-time basis easily working from home or on the road.

You select the rate you want to charge.

You select the date/time for your mentoring session in coordination with your Client.

Even if you aren’t sure if your career field fits, give us a try.  You can always contact me so we can start a conversation.

This is the end of our entrepreneurship tips article. We want you to be part of this amazing adventure as we help others find their true happiness in a career they love.

The last of our tips for a side hustle:

Come join us as a Career Redo Mentor.

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