Looking for part-time work? You’re in luck. Here are three companies with part-time openings available right now.
What They Do: National chain of retail stores that sells clothing and accessories; known for affordable fashions that appeal to teens and young women.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Retail sales associates and cashiers.
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies. Probably involves some nights and weekends.
Starting Pay: Generally under $10 per hour.
Benefits: Merchandise discount.
Requirements: High school degree and some college preferred. Applicants should have customer service or retail sales experience and creative flair and a knack for fashion is a plus.
The Inside Scoop: Forever 21 frequently holds job fairs where you can learn about their available positions and apply for openings. (Check out their Web site for details on upcoming job fairs.)
Apply here or by visiting your nearest Forever 21 store
What They Do: Restaurant chain specializing in chicken, biscuits and other homemade types of foods. Operates 400 restaurants in 10 states in the eastern U.S.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Servers and shift managers.
Desired Hours Per Week: Flexible.
Starting Pay: $8 to $13 per hour (higher end is for shift managers).
Benefits: Paid vacations, meal discounts (free meals while on duty).
Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old for crew member positions, 18 years old for shift manager jobs. Background check required.
The Inside Scoop: This company emphasizes a casual, friendly atmosphere. They stress that there is lots of opportunity for advancement, and ambitious employees can rise up the ladder pretty quickly.
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
What They Do: Second largest quick-lube chain in the U.S.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Automotive technicians and customer service specialists.
Desired Hours Per Week: Flexible; no late nights required.
Starting Pay: Around $8 per hour, possibly more depending on experience.
Benefits: Paid vacation and holidays; free uniforms and dry cleaning service.
Requirements: Automotive training is provided, but prior automotive experience would be a plus. Must be comfortable using computers. Must be able to work standing up (with hands above your head) for extended periods of time.
The Inside Scoop: The company emphasizes it's "fast and easy" oil change process, so you will be expected to work quickly. Since training is provided, this is a good way to learn about auto maintenance and repair if you are interested in that field.
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