Part Time Jobs

  • 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

  • Tax Preparation Jobs - Find Employment in a Taxing Economy

    Tax Preparation Jobs - Find Employment in a Taxing Economy

    By Lauren Fairbanks Tax season doesn't just bring about miserable patrons worried about income tax bills. It can also bring tax jobs to help you cover yourself in case you didn't deduct enough taxes during the year. Seasonal jobs in tax preparation abound at the IRS and tax-preparation businesses like... Continue Reading

  • Why a New Website May Be Great for Job Seekers & Communities

    Why a New Website May Be Great for Job Seekers & Communities

    A reputable business website is reporting that AOL is about to expand an experiment big time. Business Insider is reporting that a community-based news website called Patch.com, which is owned by AOL, plans to expand from a couple dozen sites to hundreds across the country. Patch.com is a group of the web... Continue Reading

  • A Day in the Life of a Virtual Tutor

    A Day in the Life of a Virtual Tutor

    Looking for a job where you can teach others what you know, have flexible hours, and work from the comfort of your own home? Joshua Riddell was looking for such a gig. He works as a full time Software Engineer for Kroll Background Screening, but he wanted to earn some additional income to help offset the costs... Continue Reading

  • Adjunct Faculty - Teach What You Know

    Adjunct Faculty - Teach What You Know

    Want to teach as an adjunct faculty member? You don't need a PhD or a teaching certificate. If you are out of work or simply looking to pick up some extra cash, teaching part time can be a great source of both income and experience. Chances are, if you have been working in a business for awhile, you have a skill... Continue Reading

  • Don't Put the Free In Freelancing

    Don't Put the Free In Freelancing

    With industries continuing cutbacks and layoffs, many folks have begun to freelance or consult on the side, or taken on freelance work in addition to their regular job, in order to make some extra dough during these tough times. According to Wikipedia, "a freelancer, freelance worker, or freelance is a... Continue Reading

  • The Best Part-Time Jobs for Full-Time Moms

    The Best Part-Time Jobs for Full-Time Moms

    You need to start bringing home a little extra bacon for your family, but you also need to be available when your kids wake from their nap or get home from school. Not to worry. You don't have to sign up for the overnight night shift to work around your kids' schedule. Herewith, eight part-time jobs that pay... Continue Reading

  • Can a Full-Time Mom Work Part-Time?

    Can a Full-Time Mom Work Part-Time?

    by Karen Salmansohn, Columnist for A.M.-N.Y. Working mother -- Isn't that redundant? Even today's most savvy mom can feel confused about the benefits and trade-offs that come with working part-time. If you're considering cutting back to a more "flexible" schedule, here's the inside scoop. 1. Be ready not... Continue Reading

  • Best Part Time Jobs for 2009

    One way to boost your bank account is to take on a part-time job, which is defined as a position that requires working fewer than 35 hours per week, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There are currently 25.5 million part time workers, according to the BLS. In November 2008, the number of people who... Continue Reading

  • Best Part-Time Jobs for Perks

    Best Part-Time Jobs for Perks

    Angelique H. Caffrey Part-time jobs don't have to mean puny perks. In fact, these popular half-time positions offer employees plenty of advantages beyond a paycheck. Continue Reading

  • How to Get Started in Freelancing

    How to Get Started in Freelancing

    CareerBuilder.com As more people step (or are pushed) off the corporate ladder, many are landing in the exciting, rewarding and sometimes scary role of free agent. "I was tired of doing assignments I didn't like on a schedule I couldn't control," says Mary Beth Neumann, who quit her job at a major... Continue Reading

  • 7 Great Side Jobs for Extra Cash

    Strapped for cash? Many people are in these trying times. With growing unemployment, salary cuts, and the rising cost of living, plenty of Americans are seeking additional avenues to increase cash flow. Check out these seven hot side jobs that can be done around your 9-to-5 and with skills you may already have. Continue Reading

  • Work From Home: 7 Companies Hiring Now

    Work From Home: 7 Companies Hiring Now

    Can you imagine how simple your life would be if you never had to drive to work? If you have the self-discipline to work from home, the right opportunity could help you get back those commute hours and gain some extra time each day to do whatever you want. If you're wondering where you can find such a job in a... Continue Reading

  • How to Earn Side Cash While Job Hunting

    How to Earn Side Cash While Job Hunting

    So, you're looking for a job. You're not alone, and right now it's safe to bet that it'll take a little longer than usual before you score the position you want. What can you do in the meantime to earn a little side cash, pay the bills and maybe have a little fun to boot? Before you start a part-time job,... Continue Reading

  • Landing a Part-time Job

    Gerri Willis, CNN NEW YORK -- There are over 11 and a half million people looking for jobs. And almost 8 million people have settled for a part-time job, simply because they couldn't find a full-time position. If you're unemployed, should you consider getting a part-time job? Continue Reading

  • Companies That Hire Part-Time Workers

    Companies That Hire Part-Time Workers

    Updated October 2009 By Molly Hallman, Payscale.com Can you imagine how simple your life would be if you never had to drive to work? If you have the self-discipline to work from home, the right opportunity could help you get back those commute hours and gain some extra time each day to do whatever you... Continue Reading

  • 10 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do From Home

    10 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do From Home

    Working from home is typically seen as an alternative to jobs that require you to work from an office or outside location. Part-time work-from-home jobs are a great way to earn extra cash during your free time at home. A few jobs may require an on-site presence on the weekend or periodically, but in general,... Continue Reading

  • How to Fit in a Part-Time Job ... When You're Already Working Full-Time

    How to Fit in a Part-Time Job ... When You're Already Working Full-Time

    CareerBuilder.com When you're already working eight-plus hours per day, the last thing you really want to do is put on a happy face and go to another job. But in today's tough economy, some workers don't have a choice. "I work two jobs because I need the money in this economy. My full-time-job salary goes... Continue Reading

  • Finding a Job With Flexible Hours

    Finding a Job With Flexible Hours

    Have you ever seen people golfing, biking or shopping in the middle of the day and wondered: "What kind of job do they have? Why aren't they at work like everyone else?" You may be surprised to know there are more than 27 million people who work flexible schedules, allowing them to vary the time they start... Continue Reading

  • 10 Companies That Hire Part-Time Workers

    10 Companies That Hire Part-Time Workers

    By Rachel Zupek, CareerBuilder.com writer For many people, working part time is a necessity -- not a choice. Perhaps they have to work part time in order to make ends meet, but did you know that almost 1.5 million people are working part time because they were unable to find full-time jobs? In November 2008,... Continue Reading

  • Best Part-Time Jobs for 2009

    Best Part-Time Jobs for 2009

    CareerBuilder.com The new year is often tantamount with resolutions, goals and hope for a good year, personally and professionally. One way to make those hopes a reality is to improve your financial situation. But how can that happen when so many people are getting laid off and companies are cutting budgets,... Continue Reading

  • Part-Time Jobs With Benefits

    Part-Time Jobs With Benefits

    Wouldn't it be great if you could work part-time and still be eligible for company benefits? Well there are plenty of opportunities out there that let you do exactly that. Just because you don't work a 40-hour workweek, doesn't mean you have to sell your soul and come up empty-handed in the benefits... Continue Reading

  • Companies That Give Benefits to Part-Timers

    Companies That Give Benefits to Part-Timers

    If you're looking for or thinking about switching to part-time work, don't think that you have to give up benefits in exchange for more flexibility. More and more companies today are offering benefits to part-time employees in attempts to attract and retain harder-working, more-qualified workers. See Also:... Continue Reading

  • When Money's Tight: Second-Job Tips

    When Money's Tight: Second-Job Tips

    Whether for money or experience, 17 percent of Americans work more than one job. There is much to be gained from taking on a second job. Besides the obvious monetary rewards, second jobs can boost your credentials and possibly lead you down the path to a new career. A Church Position Can Fill Many... Continue Reading

  • Best Part-Time Gigs for Baby Boomers

    Best Part-Time Gigs for Baby Boomers

    By Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing At a time when the majority of men and women expect to work beyond their retirement, many baby boomers will use this time to shift gears in their careers. In fact, 80 percent of today's 76 million baby boomers plan to keep working in the future and more than half of them are... Continue Reading