While the economy has struggled and full-time positions have become harder to find, employers have been busy hiring part-time workers. Whether you're looking for the flexibility of a part-time schedule or just to bring in extra money, there are thousands of part-time jobs available now. Here are the 10 companies with the most part-time positions posted this week on CareerBuilder (an AOL Jobs sponsor):
1. Advantage Sales & Marketing: 2,954 part-time openings.
Advantage Sales & Marketing provides outsourced sales, merchandising, and marketing services to consumer goods and food product manufacturers and suppliers. Owning more than 65 offices in the US and Canada, ASM does merchandising for 1,200 clients -- including Johnson & Johnson, Mars, Unilever, Energizer.
Employee Review: "Long lasting business, able to adapt to changes in market. Well thought out benefits plan, and flexible time off for both vacation and illness."*
Find a part-time job now with Advantage Sales & Marketing.
2. The Vitamin Shoppe: 1,836 part-time openings.
The Vitamin Shoppe is a New Jersey-based retailer of nutritional supplements. They also operate stores in Canada under the name "VitaPath". The company provides approximately 8,000 different skus of supplements through its retail stores and over 20,000 different skus of supplements through its online retail websites.
Employee Review: "Good growth opportunities and stores opening all over the US all year 'round. Company based out of NJ, so more progressive policies on employment and benefits. Good vacation, health, and dental benefits. Above average pay from minimum wage. Good policies on customer service interaction as well. Focus on Customer service vs. pushing products."*
Find a part-time job now at The Vitamin Shoppe.
3. Chipotle: 1,570 part-time openings.
Chipotle is known for its use of organic meats throughout its more than 1,500 restaurants, which are located in 45 states. Since having been founded in 1993, the chain has since exploded and now counts some 37,000 employees. It is a pioneer in the "fast casual" dining movement.
Employee Review: "The people I work with are awesome and the food is good. It pays my bills and makes me laugh. The schedule is super flexible but it's a lot of work. If you're looking for something easy and laid back, keep looking."*
Find a part-time job now at Chipotle.
4. Securitas USA: 1,540 part-time openings.
Securitas is a Swiss security company with operations in 53 countries worldwide. The company offers a variety of specialized security services including background checks, security assessments, brand and intellectual property protection and cyber surveillance.
Employee Review: "Work hours are good and there is plenty of overtime if needed."*
Find a part-time job now at Securitas USA.
5. WIS International: 1,433 part-time openings.
WIS International is an inventory and data collection services company that serves retailers worldwide. Formed from a merger between Western Inventory Service Ltd. and Washington Inventory Service in 2005, it is the second largest inventory service provider in the world.
Employee Review: "Working in a company where an ambiance is very acceptable and pressure is tolerable will inspire you to work to the peak of your knowledge, that is what WIS International could offer you not to mention your chance of promotion."*
Find a part-time job now at WIS International.
6. Bayada Home Health Care: 1,244 part-time openings.
Bayada provides nursing, hospice and other kinds of health care to people of all ages. The health care company serves 25 states and is headquartered in Moorestown, NJ.
Employee Review: "I love that Bayada allows me to focus on the positive things in life. This is a career where I am encouraged and rewarded to give the best one on one care that I can provide. Nursing is more than a profession, it's a calling and at Bayada I can be the nurse and give the care I always dreamed."*
Find a part-time job now at Bayada Home Health Care.
7. Chrysler - Mopar: 1,162 part-time openings.
Mopar is a division of Chrysler, to which it exclusively supplies auto parts and equipment. 'Mopar' refers to the term "motor parts" and has been embraced by car enthusiasts as a reference to its parent company.
Employee Review: "Exposure to several cutting edge manufacturing practices, ability to work closely with senior management, salary and benefits are very good, good training options supplied by company."*
Find a part-time job now at Chrysler - Mopar.
8. SAS Retail Services: 1,128 part-time openings.
SAS provides in store retail merchandising services for retailers and suppliers by delivering in store solutions for any merchandising need. The results come from retail experts delivering services through innovation, superior personnel, and integrated technology.
Employee Review: "Get to travel to different stores and doing something different everyday. Meet great people and some great managers."*
Find a part-time job now at SAS Retail Services.
9. Tires Plus: 898 part-time openings.
Based out of Davenport, Iowa, Tires Plus has more than 500 stores in 23 states. Tires Plus offers products for the whole gamut of automobiles, from compacts cars to SUV's. Along with Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus is owned by Bridgestone Retail Operations. And in sum, Bridgestone is the world's largest chain of company-owned auto care centers.
Employee Review: "The pay is decent and you get good benefits. The atmosphere is friendly. But poor management can often affect morale and lead to poor enthusiasm to do work. The hours are inconsistent and the expect you to bend over for them without question."*
Find a part-time job now at Tires Plus.
10. Universal Protection Service: 909 part-time openings
Universal Protection Service is one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S. They offer an expansive range of security solutions for airports, healthcare facilities, office buildings, and more.
Employee Review: "Good pay depending on where you work. Room for advancement based on availability. Better company then any other I have worked for in security."*
Find a part-time job now with Universal Protection Service.
Note: All openings are on CareerBuilder, an AOL Jobs sponsor.