If you’re among the 9-to-5-ers who also burn the midnight oil pursuing your passion, you’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the percentage of Americans who work two or more jobs got a jolt last year by two percent.

Maybe you’re a marketing manager by day, freelance writer by night; whatever the situation, you may be experiencing stress and time management issues associated with juggling both. Today, a piece in The New York Post offered some pointers to successfully manage more than one job.

1. Seek balance. The piece suggests an ideal situation will balance out two jobs. If one gig is incredibly stressful, hopefully the other job can provide the opposite atmosphere. So, maybe you work in a busy newsroom during the day and enjoy switching gears as a yoga instructor at night. Read more