Who's Hiring Part-Time: Gamefly, T.J. Maxx and Staples

Looking for part-time work? You're in luck. Here are three companies with lots of part-time openings available right now:

What They Do: Subscription video game service that allows customer to buy a monthly subscription and rent games by mail.

Types of Part-time Position(s) Available: Warehouse associate and customer service representative. Shipping center locations are in Pittsburgh, Pa., Tampa, Fla., Los Angeles and Austin, Texas. Most customer service positions are based in Austin.

Desired Hours Per Week: Varies, but usually includes some nights, weekends and holidays.

Starting Pay:  $12 per hour for customer service; $10 per hour for warehouse positions.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package; discounts on company products.

Requirements: All positions require a high school diploma or GED. Customer service reps handle 80 to 100 customer inquiries per day and must have great people skills, excellent typing skills, experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet Explorer, and the ability to handle heavy inbound e-mail volume. Warehouse applicants must have product-shipping experience in a computerized environment and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

The Inside Scoop:  For customer service positions, it’s helpful if you’re familiar with GameFly’s membership options and rental process. Familiarity with video games and game systems is also helpful. GameFly is experiencing lots of growth, so expansion is planned. That means there could be the option to transfer to a new location in the near future.

Apply here.

Next page: T.J. Maxx

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