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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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... Read More »
If you need a job and are good with people and numbers, the government might have work for you. The U.S. Census Bureau just began the process of hiring more than one million temporary workers for its 2010 population count. If hired, you'll get good pay, flexible hours, paid training, mileage reimbursement and... Read More »
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... Read More »
Leaves turning scarlet don't just herald the coming of fall – they signal the start of seasonal hiring for winter jobs. Recession or no, many businesses must staff up, either to maximize sales during the critical holiday selling season or to get their business off to a good start in 2010.
With... Read More »
Santa Claus may have enough elves helping him make toys, but with an entire globe to deliver to, he's getting some help from UPS.
UPS is looking for seasonal workers for the holidays and often beyond, according to its Web site.
It's hiring 50,000 seasonal package handlers and drivers' helpers, down from... Read More »
What do you do during the winter months? Celebrate some holidays? Prepare to adopt a healthier lifestyle on January 1? Wrap yourself in an electric blanket and cry until spring thaws all the ice?
Many people use these frosty months to find new work or take on temporary jobs because they've got some extra... Read More »
By Carol Tice
Time was, you had to be a graphic designer, a consultant or a freelance copywriter if you wanted to ditch your cubicle and make money in your pajamas. But advances in technology have brought work-from-home jobs to nearly every business sector. If you're ready to trade your morning car-commute for a... Read More »
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... Read More »
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,... Read More »
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? Read More »