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Confessions Of A Mall Santa Claus

Confessions Of A Mall Santa Claus

They show up each year in malls and department stores like clockwork, seemingly eager to hear every child's Christmas wish list and pose, broadly smiling for photos. And, of course, there's that unmistakably hearty "Ho, ho, ho!" that signals that the holiday season -- and Santa Claus, himself -- has... Read More »

FedEx To Add 20,000 Seasonal Workers

FedEx To Add 20,000 Seasonal Workers

By Lynn Adler FedEx Corp. said Monday it plans to hire 20,000 seasonal workers, the same as last year, to handle holiday shipping volume that it expects will be up more than 13 percent. An ongoing increase in e-commerce and last-minute orders amid a slow-growing economy will mean more deliveries for... Read More »

Seasonal Hiring Booming: Retailers Hiring Holiday Help Now

Seasonal Hiring Booming: Retailers Hiring Holiday Help Now

As the holiday grows nearer, more retailers continue to announce hiring plans to fill seasonal jobs. And this year the U.S. could see the most robust hiring its seen in five years, according to a poll of 1,000 hiring managers by Snagajob (via CBS MoneyWatch). Meanwhile, an annual report from the National... Read More »

Seasonal Jobs: Top Companies Hiring For The Holidays

Seasonal Jobs: Top Companies Hiring For The Holidays

For many weary out-of-work Americans, the upcoming holiday season brings the potential for much-needed seasonal jobs. Employment-services firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas forecasts retail payrolls to increase by 700,000 during the final three months of 2012, up from the 660,200 seasonal jobs added... Read More »

Need A Second Job? 25 High-Paying Part-Time Jobs

Need A Second Job? 25 High-Paying Part-Time Jobs

By Kimberly Palmer When Jeff Frederick lost his architecture job back in 2008, he quickly made up for some of his lost income by finding freelance architecture projects on Elance.com, a website for online freelancers. His wife was already using the site to earn extra cash as a writer, and he found a steady... Read More »

5 Surefire Ways To Turn A Part-Time Gig Into A Full-Time Job

5 Surefire Ways To Turn A Part-Time Gig Into A Full-Time Job

One of the ways people are surviving in this tough economy is by cobbling together part-time or temp jobs. According to a July 2012 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 8.2 million workers are employed part-time or in temporary positions, working without job security or benefits. Is it possible to turn... Read More »

States With The Most Underemployed Workers

States With The Most Underemployed Workers

By Jake Thiewes & 24/7 Wall Street With the upcoming presidential election, more than ever people are focused on the government's unemployment statistics. Last Friday, the Labor Department announced a slight increase in the unemployment rate -- from 8.2 percent to 8.3 percent. Unemployment,... Read More »

7 Part-Time Jobs That Pay Up To $40 An Hour

7 Part-Time Jobs That Pay Up To $40 An Hour

Getty Images For some 8 million Americans, part-time jobs are a way of life. Many are cobbling together several part-time gigs while they search for that elusive full-time job. Some, though, prefer part-time work because it offers flexibility and time off for other pursuits, including raising kids. But... Read More »

Summer Job Forecast: Partly Cloudy With Improving Hiring Conditions

Summer Job Forecast: Partly Cloudy With Improving Hiring Conditions

As the days get longer and the weather warmer, many yearn to leave the constraints of their offices or cubicles and enjoy the outdoors. But if you're unemployed during the summer months, chances are you'd be happy to trade in the open spaces for the office. Read More »

Retirement Seems Like An Impossible Dream? Try This Strategy

Retirement Seems Like An Impossible Dream? Try This Strategy

The markets have been rallying since October. That sounds like good news for baby boomers approaching retirement age. But here's a different question: why are we so into the idea of retirement in the first place? Read More »

U.S. Teens Struggle To Find Elusive Part-Time Jobs

U.S. Teens Struggle To Find Elusive Part-Time Jobs

By Stephanie Reitz HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The economic turmoil that has left many Americans without work is having a disproportionate effect on teenage job-seekers, whose quest for entry-level positions often pits them against experienced older workers willing to take any job for a paycheck. U.S. labor... Read More »

Seasonal Hiring Gathered Steam In November

Seasonal Hiring Gathered Steam In November

U.S. consumers are spending more liberally this holiday season and retailers have taken notice, hiring more seasonal workers to help keep pace with demand, new analysis of November jobs data shows. Holiday retailer hiring surged last month by 423,500 jobs, the largest gain since 2007 when 465,400 workers... Read More »

Strong Holiday Sales Boost Online Ads, Hiring

Strong Holiday Sales Boost Online Ads, Hiring

Improved retail sales show that Americans are willing to spend this holiday season, despite the sluggish economy. Shoppers on Black Friday spent on average of $399, 10 percent more than last year, while online sales on Cyber Monday surged by a third. The holiday shopping spree not only bodes well for... Read More »

'Tis The Season For Temporary Workers [Infographic]

'Tis The Season For Temporary Workers [Infographic]

Each year the nation's retailers hang out the "Help Wanted" sign in anticipation of a pick up in sales driven by holiday purchases. Despite the languid recovery, this year is no exception. In October, considered the first month for holiday hiring, retailers added 141,500 jobs -- nearly on par with the number... Read More »

UPS Hiring 55,000 To Aid Holiday Deliveries

UPS Hiring 55,000 To Aid Holiday Deliveries

In anticipation of an increase in the number of holiday packages that U.S. consumers expect to ship this year, parcel-delivery giant UPS says it plans on hiring 55,000 seasonal workers to help keep pace with demand. The shipping company anticipates delivering more than 120 million packages worldwide this... Read More »

Now Hiring: Six Flags Has Thousands of Openings for Seasonal Workers

Now Hiring: Six Flags Has Thousands of Openings for Seasonal Workers

Now is the time to apply for the thousands of jobs opening for the spring/summer rush at Six Flags theme parks. In Springfield, Mass., alone they're taking on more than 2,500 seasonal workers, for duties beginning April 16. There are jobs for entertainers, ride operators, concessions workers, maintenance... Read More »

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... Read More »

Holiday Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms

Holiday Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms

In 1997 when jobs were plentiful and the workplace was considered stable, Julie Englehardt left her career in broadcast television so that she could join a different sort of work force: stay- at-home moms (SAHM). Julie loved being home with her son and freelancing part time as a writer and PR rep in... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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