If you’re looking for a way to earn some cash while still working your primary job, why not check out some positions in following areas? The following options are major employers hiring across the country, offering flexible hours, and looking for seasonal help. Don’t feel limited to these either, as you can consider the field the job is in and look at similar employers.
Part-Time Retail Associate: Retailers such as Radio Shack, Macy’s and Bath and Body Works are hiring temporary/seasonal associates to work in places such as Texas, California, Florida, Nevada, Utah, and New York (as well as other states). Some of the positions are commission-only, and others are paid by the hour, meaning you would have to determine which situation fits your lifestyle best. Additionally, expect to work on the day after Thanksgiving and the day after Christmas as such days are typically a retailers best days for business. This category may offer the most diverse opportunities as far as the different types of stores that are hiring.
Part-Time Salvation Army Bell-Ringer: The Salvation Army is well known for its bell-ringers and red kettles. This holiday season could be the perfect opportunity for you to earn some extra cash, while also helping a worthy cause. In this position expect to greet customers as they enter the retailer of their choice. It also means that you will be located outside in the elements and will need to dress appropriately. Prepare for shifts that could last 6-8 hours as well.
Seasonal Photographer Pre-Seller/Helper: The holiday season is a perfect time for families to get an annual family portrait. Studios such as Olan Mills and the Picture People are hiring in places such as California, Texas, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina, and Ohio (as well as other states) for people to help sell appointments and at some locations to take photos. You can help people catch the moment of the season in the form of a cherished photo. Don’t have a major photographer in your area? Contact local portrait studios and inquire of their need for holiday help.
Part-time Cell Phone Sales: If you’re great with people, love cell phones and are interested in some flexible part-time work, places like AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon are hiring full-time and part-time sales consultants. In this role, you will be paid an hourly wage plus commissions while staying up to date on all of the latest technology – and you might qualify for discounts too!
Work for a Pizza Company: True, it doesn’t sound glamorous, but there are tons of pizza stores across the country. Places like Papa John’s, Pizza Hut and Domino’s Pizza almost always seem to be in need of delivery drivers and part-time help. Plus, if your area has a favorite pizza hang-out, you can always try there as well. If you’re looking for picking up some cash quick, getting your foot in the door here may be just what you’re looking for.
While not every job is the right fit for you or your schedule, checking into positions like the ones above can give your budget a much needed lift during the holiday season!