Looking for part-time work? You’re in luck. Here are three companies with part-time openings available right now.
What They Do: National car rental chain.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Service agents and customer service reps.
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies; many positions require flexible schedules, and some early morning and/or evening hours may be required.
Starting Pay: Around $9 to $12 an hour.
Benefits: Company discounts; potential to earn bonuses.
Requirements: Must be 18 years old, with valid driver’s license and good driving record. Customer service experience and/or some college preferred.
The Inside Scoop: Jobs may involve cleaning vehicles, either by hand or using washing equipment.
Next: Dick’s Sporting Goods
Dick’s Sporting Goods (Stock Quote: DKS)
What They Do: National sporting goods and apparel retail stores.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Sales associates .
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies by location; generally, must be willing to work a flexible/rotating schedule that includes nights and/or weekends.
Starting Pay: $9 to $11 an hour.
Benefits: Limited medical benefits, retirement plan, company discounts.
Requirements: Must have good communication skills and provide excellent customer service. Cashier and/or sales experience preferred.
The Inside Scoop: Sales associates are expected to promote the company credit card, warranty programs and other services/products.
Next: Lori’s Gifts
What They Do: Chain of hospital gift shops, with more than 215 shops in 29 states.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Cashiers/sales.
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies, but stores are open 365 days a year, so some nights, weekends and/or holidays will be required. Overtime rates are paid for working holidays.
Starting Pay: “Competitive” hourly wage, plus monthly sales bonuses.
Benefits: Employee discounts.
Requirements: Retail experience and computer skills preferred.
The Inside Scoop: A compassionate, friendly manner is a must, as you’ll frequently be dealing with patients and their families. About 75% of sales are to hospital employees, so you’ll be responsible for promoting specials and discount programs especially for employees.
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