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. The Vitamin Shoppe: 1,938 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.
2. Firestone Complete Auto: 1,920 part-time openings.
Firestone Complete Auto Care is a car maintenance chain that's part of one of the oldest American tire companies. There are more than 1,600 locations nationwide that, along with selling and servicing tires, also do repairs and other kinds of work on cars.
Employee Review: "Higher than average compensation for retail, good camaraderie with co workers. Nice working for large company that you know will be there tomorrow."*
Find a part-time job now at Firestone Complete Auto.
3. Chipotle: 1,501 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: 1,312 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. Advantage Sales & Marketing: 1,235 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.
6. PSA Healthcare: 1,229 part-time openings
PSA Healthcare, also known as Pediatric Services of America, provides comprehensive home health services through a branch of office across the United States. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga.
Employee Review: "I love working one-on-one with the pediatric patient and their families. You have the time needed to give great compassionate care! Office staff and supervisors are very good with both employees and clients. There is a lot of flexability with staffing. I never received grief for requesting a day off."*
Find a part-time job now with PSA Healthcare.
7. Daymon Group: 1,180 part-time openings.
Daymon Group provides retail services in branding and strategy, private brand development and global sourcing and shopper marketing. The Stamford, Conn.-based company operates in North America, South America and the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.
Employee Review: "People have always been the cornerstone of Daymon and what has made it such a great place to work. The people and culture are what have made the business successful and will continue to make it successful."*
Find a part-time job now at Daymon Group.
8. Chrysler - Mopar: 1,153 part-time openings.
Note: All openings are on CareerBuilder, an AOL Jobs sponsor.
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.
9. Bayada Home Health Care: 1,057 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.
10. Club Demonstration Services: 1,049 part-time openings.
Club Demonstration Services provides customized in-warehouse events for Costco Wholesale clubs. Founded in 1988, the company currently operates in 234 locations in 35 states throughout the Southwest, Midwest, East Coast and in Puerto Rico.
Employee Review: "The pay is outstanding for a part time job. There is also a small point based commission."*
Find a part-time job now with Club Demonstration Services.
*All employee reviews sourced from Glassdoor, a free jobs and career community that offers the world an inside look at jobs and companies. Reviews may have been edited for clarity.