I've been thinking about doing doordash on the side. I figure I am already out and about and even if I jusy do it once on my way home it can make up for gas I don't get paid to and from my start of day to end. Anyone have experience with this? Is it unrealistic?


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I have read that in my area it is very competitive, even in Covid times, to get the gigs for this type of work.  I don't think the aggravation would be worth it, but who knows?  Give it a try.  You can always stop doing it if it does not work out for you.

heron, ASN, RN

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Specializes in Hospice. Has 51 years experience.

A friend tried DoorDash and found the app used by the “dashers” difficult to use. You are also penalized for turning down a call and could find yourself driving lots of miles for a $2 tip on a $5 order. Think it through ...