Top 10 Companies Hiring Part-Time Workers
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): Tires Plus: 5,246 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...the hours are inconsistent"*
Find a part-time job now at Tires Plus.
2. Macy's: 3,569 part-time openings.
The iconic department store is going strong after over 150 years of business, selling mid-price to high-end brands at some 800 locations across the country. Its headquarters are in Cincinnati, Ohio, but its flagship store is in the heart of Manhattan, N.Y.
Employee Review: "The management is competent. Employees are given a good discount and still able to use coupons. You can pick up more hours online when they become available."*
Find a part-time job now at Macy's.
3. Advantage Sales & Marketing: 2,435 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.
4. AT&T: 2,282 part-time openings.
Wireless giant AT&T continues to hire in large volumes, as many customers upgrade their smartphones and purchase tablets that require LTE data plans. It recently announced that it will be adding more wireless subscribers than expected.
Employee Review: "Cutting edge technology, great opportunities for advancement, union representation for non-management."*
Find a part-time job now with AT&T.
5. Verizon Wireless: 2,026 part-time openings.
Verizon Wireless operates the largest mobile network in the United States. The Basking Ridge, New Jersey-based company is a subsidiary of Verizon Communications and Vodafone, although Verizon announced in September that it agreed to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in the company for $130 billion. Expected to close in the first quarter of 2014, it is the third largest announced deal in the world, Reuters reported.
Employee Review: "The company has top drawer benefits for all employees and on the peer level, employees are united and very close knit, like family."*
Find a part-time job now at Verizon Wireless.
6. Uber Technologies: 1,596 part-time openings.
Uber is a ridesharing service that uses its own smartphone application to connect passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire. The company received venture funding in late 2010; by 2011, their total funding amount to $49.5 million.
Employee Review: "Hardworking people working on very impactful stuff; still in its early days and the upside is tremendous; new headquarters is very nice and offers typical tech benefits."*
Find a part-time job now at Uber Technologies.
7. Chipotle: 1,517 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.
8. Chrysler - Mopar: 1,483 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.
9. Securitas USA: 1,407 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.
10. Dollar Tree: 1,177 part-time openings.
Dollar Tree, Inc. is an American chain of discount variety stores that sells items for $1. Each Dollar Tree stocks a variety of products including national, regional, and private-label brands. It is headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia and operates 4,900 stores throughout the 48 contiguous U.S. states and Canada.
Employee Review: "I liked the laid-back feel. The actual work itself was not challenging. I found managers very understandable and likable."*
Find a part-time job now at Dollar Tree.
*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.
Note: All openings are on CareerBuilder, an AOL Jobs sponsor.