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): Liberty Tax Service: 4,478 part-time openings.
Liberty Tax Service of Virginia Beach, Va., started with five offices in the U.S. in 1998 after originating in Canada a year earlier. The tax-preparation service now has thousands of franchises across the U.S. and was named in 2012 as No. 7 on Forbes magazine's list of "Top 20 Franchises for the Buck."
Employee Review: "The training you receive will be useful in both a personal and professional capacity the rest of your life. They are a very flexible company with great values. ... Its seasonal employment ... other than the office manager."*
Find a part-time job now at Liberty Tax Service.
2. Advantage Sales & Marketing: 4,094 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.
3. Macy's: 2,864 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.
4. AT&T: 2,751 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 at AT&T.
5. Verizon Wireless: 2,341 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. Chrysler - Mopar: 1,802 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.
7. Group 1 Automotive: 1,489 part-time openings.
Group 1 Automotive is one of the five largest automotive retailers in the United States with 143 dealerships in 14 states. Led by former Ford Motor company executive, Earl Hesterberg, Group 1 Automotive has seen a record stock performance in 2006. Group 1 has focused acquisitions on Toyota, Honda, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Lexus, and Acura franchises.
Employee Review: "I'm never bored. Always learning something new because in my job title I move from department to department every few months."*
Find a part-time job now at Group 1 Automotive.
8. Securitas USA: 1,474 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.
9. Chipotle: 1,364 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.
10. WIS International: 1,121 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.
*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.