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I worked weekends for over a year. This is why I'd recommend it to any young professional.
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I worked as Insider's weekend editor for over a year. At first, I wasn't sure how the schedule change would affect my life.
I worked as Insider's weekend editor for over a year. At first, I wasn't sure how the schedule change would affect my life.Now, as I'm moving into a new role, I can see how the change, along with obvious sacrifices, helped me make positive changes in my personal life and career.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.A little over a year ago, I made the decision that many privileged people tell themselves they'd never make, and many more less privileged people don't get to make for themselves - I opted to work weekends. After being laid off from another media job, I had lived the life of a freelancer for a few months, successfully producing just one feature. So when Insider offered me the job as their weekend editor, working from Friday to Tuesday, I jumped at the opportunity.At