Top 10 Companies Hiring Part-Time Workers
1. Army National Guard: 9,239 part-time openings.
A total of 358,200 citizens are members of the Army National Guard, as of 2013. In addition to getting called up for overseas deployment, members of the Army National Guard carry out domestic missions, taking part in flood and hurricane relief, for instance. A decade of wars, however, has taken its toll; 2012 saw a total of 350 suicides of active-duty soldiers, which includes National Guard members when they are called up, the highest such figure since the Sept. 11 attacks.
Employee Review: "You get great training and travel opportunities, but there are too many politics prevalent at the lowest levels of management."*
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2. UPS: 7,690 part-time openings.
Known by its large brown delivery trucks, United Parcel Service delivers over 15 million packages per day. Headquartered in Sandy Springs, Ga., UPS competes with other carriers, such as FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. The company employs approximately 350,000 in the United States, with another 67,000 around the world.
Employee Review: "The are great learning opportunities, and education reimbursement offered. But for part-time positions, there are mostly unrealistic goals on some measures."*
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3. AutoZone: 4,738 part-time openings.
With 4,500 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, AutoZone is the largest retailer of auto parts and accessories in the country. Stores both sell hard parts, including batteries and engines, in addition to performing maintenance work for oil changes, among other services. Stores also conduct business with dealerships, garages and other businesses to sell autoparts and other non-automotive merchandise.
Employee Review: "They are flexible with scheduling and will train you if you are willing to learn new positions. But there is a lot of tedious work."*
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4. Chipotle: 1,659 part-time openings.
Chipotle is known for its use of organic meats throughout its more than 1,500 restaurants, which are located in 45 states. Since having been founded in 1993, the chain has since exploded and now counts some 37,000 employees. It is a pioneer in the "fast casual" dining movement. And its early success led to the McDonald's corporation buying Chipotle in 1998.
Employee Review: "The people I work with are awesome and the food is good. It pays my bills and makes me laugh. The schedule is super flexible but It's a lot of work. If you're looking for something easy and laid back, keep looking."*
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5. Macy's: 1,330 part-time openings.
The iconic department store is going strong after over 150 years of business, selling mid-price to high-end brands at some 800 locations across the country. Its headquarters are in Cincinnati, Ohio, but its flagship store is in the heart of Manhattan, N.Y.
Employee Review: "The discount (20%) on items is nice and they're good about working with your schedule if you're part-time. I had another job at the time, so they delivered on their promise of only scheduling me for 19 hours each week and only 4 days a week."*
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6. Tires Plus: 1,319 part-time openings.
Based out of Davenport, Iowa, Tires Plus has more than 500 stores in 23 states. Tires Plus offers products for the whole gamut of automobiles, from compacts cars to SUV's. Along with Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus is owned by Bridgestone Retail Operations. And in sum, Bridgestone is the world's largest chain of company-owned auto care centers.
Employee Review: "The pay is decent and you get good benefits. The atmosphere is friendly. But poor management can often affect morale and lead to poor enthusiasm to do work. The hours are inconsistent and the expect you to bend over for them without question."*
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7. Vector Marketing: 1,095 part-time openings.
Vector Marketing of Olean, N.Y., is the domestic sales arm of the cutlery company, Cutco, which sells knives and other implements nationwide. Vector offers part-time, full-time and temporary sales jobs, including summer work, and says that experience in sales isn't required.
Employee Review: "The pay, flexibility, environment were all outstanding."*"*
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8. UnitedHealth Group: 942 part-time openings.
UnitedHealth Group currently provides health insurance services to more than 75 million people worldwide and is the largest insurance company of its kind in the U.S. With the onset of states' participation in the Affordable Care Act, the Minnesota-based insurer "has remained especially vague on the number of systems in would participate in," says The Motley Fool, "placing the number somewhere between 10 and 25."
Employee Review: "Good, steady work. Great learning opportunities. Very little favoritism, you get ahead based on your own work. Work at home opportunities help on commuting costs. Great work-life balance, ample vacation time."*
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9. T-Mobile: 880 part-time openings.
The wireless giant serves roughly 43 million subscribers in the U.S. and offers products and services through 70,000 distribution points. T-Mobile is the fourth largest wireless carrrier in the country and is a subsidiary of the German-based mobile communications group, T-Mobile International.
Employee Review: "There are lots of perks and incentives to keep you motivated. Hard work is recognized and rewarded and sales reps have the ability to move up in the company. But constantly changing directives can make meeting goals harder than they need to be."*
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10. Bayada Home Health Care: 831 part-time openings.
Bayada provides nursing, hospice and other kinds of health care to people of all ages. The health care company serves 25 states and is headquartered in Moorestown, NJ.
Employee Review: ""I love that Bayada allows me to focus on the positive things in life. This is a career where I am encouraged and rewarded to give the best one on one care that I can provide. Nursing is more than a profession, it's a calling and at Bayada I can be the nurse and give the care I always dreamed."*
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*All employee reviews sourced from Glassdoor, a free jobs and career community that offers the world an inside look at jobs and companies. **All openings are on CareerBuilder, an AOL Jobs sponsor.
Dan Fastenberg has more than a decade of experience working as a journalist. Most recently he was a reporter with TIME Magazine covering politics with analyst Mark Halperin. Previously, he was a writer for the Thomson Reuters news service's Latin America desk. He was also a reporter and associate editor for the Buenos Aires Herald while living in South America. Follow Dan on Twitter. Email Dan at email@example.com. Add Dan to your Google+ circles.more...