It’s pretty cool when you can make money on the side doing something you’re passionate about but managing it with your full-time job can be quite tricky.

With the economy of the country, having a side gig wouldn't hurt. Everyone needs to make some extra fund to live that 'good life'. Holding down a side hustle or gig while working full-time requires the sort of capability many seem to lack.

With your employers constantly breathing down your neck to put in your best and an ever-constant need to make more money so we can meet our financial needs, learning how to balance your day job and that side-hustle is very paramount to your survival.

What you need to know is that it won't get any easier but the tips in this article will help you manage both sides. If you have been wondering how to successfully be a full-time employee with a side-hustle, here's their secret tips.

1. Set realistic goals

Set realistic goals for yourself if you want to manage your side gig and full-time job [Business Insider]
Set realistic goals for yourself if you want to manage your side gig and full-time job [Business Insider]
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Being clear about your goals is very important to managing your full-time job. You need to set realistic goals that will help you meet client's needs. Also, understanding the reason you want a side gig will get you the right one if you're part of those that are about to start. You also need to set goals on the days you'll deliver job's to your client. Ensure they're realistic and attainable considering your full-time job.

ALSO READ: 5 reasons you should have a side hustle

2. Organize your schedule

You need to adjust your schedule if you want to manage your side gig and full-time job [Business Insider]
You need to adjust your schedule if you want to manage your side gig and full-time job [Business Insider]
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Adjustments are what you can't leave out if you want to manage your full-time job and side gig. After setting your goals, you need to make adjustments where necessary. These adjustments will learning an awesome skills of time management, multi-tasking and many more. So you need to organize your daily/ weekly schedule to accommodate your side gig.

3. Manage your limited time

Managing your time is very paramount to pulling off your side gig and full-time job. You can not afford to allow your side-gig calendar hurt your full-time work plan and vice versa. Once you can manage your time, follow it religiously. It will go a long way in ensuring you keep your boss at work happy and you'll also be smiling to the bank regularly.