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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
"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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »