Part Time Jobs

  • McDonald's Redefines McJob

    McDonald's Redefines McJob

    What do you think of when you hear the term "McJob?" Maybe a part-time, fast food-slinging position for first-time workers, at the bottom of the food chain, that pays next to nothing? The term actually made Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary in 2003, where it was defined as, "a low-paying job that... Continue Reading

  • Health Insurance for Taxi and Limo Drivers

    Health Insurance for Taxi and Limo Drivers

    Taxi and limo driving has long been a method for some American workers to get a foothold in the job market, or as way to pay for an education. One of the main drawbacks, however, was that independent drivers often had to buy costly private health insurance policies, if they could afford insurance at all. Now... Continue Reading

  • Too Much Work for High School Students Could Be Trouble

    Too Much Work for High School Students Could Be Trouble

    Many teens work part-time during the school year; but more than ever, in the current economic climate more youths are having to take jobs to help out with family finances. Beware that they don't work too much, however: Among high school students, working more than 20 hours a week during the school year can... Continue Reading

  • Ice Cream and Donuts Provide More Jobs

    Ice Cream and Donuts Provide More Jobs

    Fast food service jobs have never demanded greater respect, or been in greater demand than in the past few years. For one employer, Dunkin' Brands, Inc., parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, business has been so sweet they've been able to create thousands of new, highly sought-after positions. Continue Reading

  • Bookkeeping: The Latest, Greatest Work-from-Home Job

    Bookkeeping: The Latest, Greatest Work-from-Home Job

    With hand-written ledgers being obsolete and all aspects of accounting being digitized, more and more small businesses are finding that they have no need for a full-time bookkeeper who comes into the office every day. That's bad news for full-time bookkeepers, but good news for the enterprising people out... Continue Reading

  • MLM Success: Young Mother Gets in the Game With Discovery Toys

    MLM Success: Young Mother Gets in the Game With Discovery Toys

    MLM Company: Discovery Toys Becky Gaviola of Boise, Idaho, always thought of herself as the corporate type. Someone who went to work in an office, on a set schedule, and someone who had no time for things like MLM companies or home-based businesses. Until she had lunch with another mother and her toddler,... Continue Reading

  • Lionel Brings You Trains and Jobs For Christmas

    Lionel Brings You Trains and Jobs For Christmas

    What little boy doesn't love trains? What parent doesn't love job opportunities? This holiday season it's a little easier to find both, thanks to Lionel, the toy train manufacturer that makes your dad, and even your granddad, wax nostalgic. The company that's been around since 1900 is emerging from the... Continue Reading

  • MLM  Success: Returning to Avon After 39 Years

    MLM Success: Returning to Avon After 39 Years

    MLM Company: Avon Maria Marsala was just 14 years old when she begged her mother to sign the papers for her to be able to sell Avon door-to-door in Brooklyn, N.Y. Maria was an avid user of Avon products and thought selling them would be glamorous and fun, but more importantly she didn't want to work at her... Continue Reading

  • Up to 600,000 Holiday Jobs Need to Be Filled NOW!

    Up to 600,000 Holiday Jobs Need to Be Filled NOW!

    It may not be your ultimate dream job, and it may not come with benefits, but as many as 600,000 new holiday jobs are opening up this season, and many employers estimate they'll keep about 10 percent of the temporary workers on for full-time positions after the last presents have been unwrapped and the last... Continue Reading

  • How Workers Are Balancing Multiple Jobs

    How Workers Are Balancing Multiple Jobs

    In the 1980s, the stressful balancing act of working mothers gained national attention in TV shows and films. Never mind that women had been balancing family responsibilities and working outside the home for generations. Suddenly it seemed as if people, or at least the media and business owners, realized how... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Part-Time Jobs with Benefits

    Top 10 Part-Time Jobs with Benefits

    Employment benefits are often reserved for full-time employees, but working less than 40 hours a week doesn't necessarily mean you're out of luck. Some companies do offer their part-time employees benefit packages, with some rivaling what you'd expect to get from a full-time position. The requirements for... Continue Reading

  • Babysitter Jobs: They're Not Just For Teens Anymore

    Babysitter Jobs: They're Not Just For Teens Anymore

    Noelle Zeiger-Kochek started babysitting when she was 11 and hasn't looked back, using her skills to take care of children throughout the years to supplement her income and as a part-time job. "I was one of the richest kids on the block from all of the babysitting," Zeiger-Kochek, now 32, says of her early... Continue Reading

  • 101 Ways to Make Extra Cash for the Holidays

    101 Ways to Make Extra Cash for the Holidays

    The holiday season is looming and you're finding yourself a little bit short on cash. Maybe you received a pay cut or you won't be getting that bonus this year. If you want to be able to buy those hot news toys for your kids or that crave-worthy new gadget (iPad, anyone?) for yourself or for that other special... Continue Reading

  • My Job Gives People Nightmares: What It's Like Being a Halloween Tour Guide

    My Job Gives People Nightmares: What It's Like Being a Halloween Tour Guide

    What if your dream job was to give other people nightmares? That's the fun and frightful profession that makes Josiah George of Boston wake up each day looking forward to nightfall with a touch of sinister glee, especially during the Halloween season. George is one of a troupe of talented, costumed... Continue Reading

  • White-Collar Workers Moonlighting: Financial Fear Hits All Tax Brackets

    White-Collar Workers Moonlighting: Financial Fear Hits All Tax Brackets

    "Moonlighting" used to be best known as an old 1980s TV show. However, in today's dismal economy, moonlighting has also become an essential means of economic survival for millions of workers. The recession, lower wages, the potential for layoffs and much more have forced many in the work force to add a... Continue Reading

  • Pay for College by Peeling Potatoes

    Pay for College by Peeling Potatoes

    The unemployment rate for America's youth topped 50 percent earlier this year, making the national unemployment rate of 9.5 percent seem like a deal. Students have a tougher time finding work to pay for college while competing with experienced workers who have been laid off. But more than 100 years ago, in... Continue Reading

  • 10 Part-Time Jobs to Pad Your Pocket

    10 Part-Time Jobs to Pad Your Pocket

    Although the job market today is improving, there are still 15 million unemployed people in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's 15 million people looking for something -- anything -- to earn a few extra bucks. Continue Reading

  • Five Fun Summer Jobs for Teens

    Five Fun Summer Jobs for Teens

    If you're between the ages of 14 and 18, chances are you've had some difficulty in landing a summer job. A less than stellar economy paired with a still high unemployment rate has had a rippling effect in the job market. New grads who would be moving from their part-time college jobs to full-time professional... Continue Reading

  • Duck! Here Comes a Great New Job

    Duck! Here Comes a Great New Job

    How would you like to have a job at a gorgeous new resort that comes with decent pay plus benefits, makes everyone smile, and puts you in charge of five devoted, obedient and hardworking employees that look up to you like a parent and never talk back? Right now you have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to... Continue Reading

  • Juggling Jobs: Adventures in Earning

    Juggling Jobs: Adventures in Earning

    As the U.S. economy begins to show some signs of possibly returning to the prosperity of old, there are many Americans who are not waiting for things to change. Instead, they are hitting the job market with all cylinders, juggling two or more jobs to help make ends meet, follow their dreams or simply to enjoy... Continue Reading

  • Seven Nasty Job Scams

    Seven Nasty Job Scams

    Sick of the career spammers and scammers who prey on the unemployed, take their money and run all the way to the bank? Well, the Federal Trade Commission is fed up with them too, and has announced Operation Bottom Dollar, which has already begun cracking down on these fiends. Continue Reading

  • Four Most Available and Highest-Paying Part-Time Jobs

    Four Most Available and Highest-Paying Part-Time Jobs

    Part-time jobs can be hugely beneficial when your full-time job isn't netting the cash you need each month to live off of, or you're just trying to make ends meet until you snag the next full-time gig. But sometimes job seekers unknowingly uncover the holy grail of part-time jobs -- the ones that pay enough... Continue Reading

  • Six Tips for Turning a Temporary Gig Into Full-Time Work

    Six Tips for Turning a Temporary Gig Into Full-Time Work

    Robert Half International The job market is slowly improving, and one area that has been heating up is temporary employment. This sector has added 313,000 jobs since September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Indeed, many companies are finding that they cut staff levels too deeply during the... Continue Reading

  • Three Part-Time Jobs That Will Generate Income

    Three Part-Time Jobs That Will Generate Income

    In a weakened economy, many job seekers are looking for different ways to generate income, including picking up a part-time job. Juggling a part-time gig on top of a full-time job can be stressful, but there are ways to make money while having a flexible schedule. The easiest way to make some extra cash is... Continue Reading

  • Five Part-Time Jobs that You Can Do Online

    Five Part-Time Jobs that You Can Do Online

    Online jobs are popping up across the web as technology makes it easier and easier for workers to conduct business off-site. Getting a part-time online job wasn't always easy. With so many scams claiming to make you thousands of dollars in just a week or require participants to start off by making an... Continue Reading

  • Teaching Part Time: Why Tutoring is a Great Gig

    Teaching Part Time: Why Tutoring is a Great Gig

    On local community boards or taped up inside restaurant windows you always see advertisements for personal tutors. From math to writing, tutoring is an easy part-time gig to get as long as you have a passion for teaching, the skill to sell yourself, and the know-how to network. Continue Reading

  • I Was an Extra in a Drew Barrymore Movie

    I Was an Extra in a Drew Barrymore Movie

    Maybe you're an aspiring actor ... or you just have some free time on your hands and want to earn a bit of "extra" money. Either way, there's a gig you may not have considered. We caught up with a theater major who's going behind the scenes and making cash as an extra while looking to get her big break. Continue Reading

  • High Paying Part Time Jobs for College Students

    High Paying Part Time Jobs for College Students

    If you're a college student, chances are you're tight on cash and constantly looking for new ways to make money. While it may seem like the best way to make some cash is to work on-campus, often universities reserve these positions for students receiving financial aid. However, there are plenty of... Continue Reading

  • 6 Companies Hiring Part-Time Workers in March

    6 Companies Hiring Part-Time Workers in March

    Part-time jobs are all around us, yet few people think about them. In all the talk of the economy and layoffs, part-time work gets ignored. Conversations concerning jobs rarely take into account people who don't work a standard 40-hour work week. The definition of a part-time worker, according to the Bureau... Continue Reading

  • 750,000 New Census Jobs: A Blessing and a Curse

    750,000 New Census Jobs: A Blessing and a Curse

    How could the creation of 750,000 new jobs with the Census Bureau be a bad thing? When those jobs are only temporary and part time, and they trick the powers that be into relaxing their efforts to solve the nation's unemployment problem. It's true that a little work is better than no work at all, but... Continue Reading