Looking for part-time work? You’re in luck. Here are three companies with part-time openings available right now.
What They Do: Provider of inventory counting services for businesses.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Inventory associates, team drivers.
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies; there is usually some flexibility in schedules, but much of the work needs to be done early in the morning or on weekends.
Starting Pay: $8 to $10 an hour.
Requirements: Good math skills. Inventory counts are performed at clients' businesses, so local travel is involved. In some cases, overnight travel may be involved. They often recruit associates to serve as team drivers who will transport teams to job locations using company vans. These drivers earn slightly more than the regular associate rate, and must be at least 25 years old and have a clean driving record.
The Inside Scoop: They like "early risers" who have a positive attitude and lots of energy. Many of their managers, IT staff or other employers started their careers with WIS as hourly inventory associates.
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Blockbuster (Stock Quote: BBI)
What They Do: Large national chain of video rental stores.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Customer service.
Desired Hours Per Week: At least 15-20 hours per week; they prefer applicants with the flexibility to work different schedules as needed.
Starting Pay: About $8 to $9 an hour.
Benefits: Free merchandise rentals.
Requirements: Must have high school diploma. Prior retail experience preferred. Good customer service and communication skills are a must.
The Inside Scoop: Knowledge of movies and/or video games is very helpful.
Next Page: Panera Bread
What They Do: Chain of bakeries/cafes.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Cashiers and restaurant team members.
Desired Hours Per Week: Flexible.
Starting Pay: About $8 an hour.
Benefits: Medical/dental (to workers who meet eligibility requirements); merchandise discounts.
Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old. Prior retail, food service or customer service experience preferred.
The Inside Scoop: The company's restaurants don't sell alcohol and promote a "grease-free environment."
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