American Family Insurance
What They Do: Insurance coverage of various types (health, auto, homeowners, life, etc.). The company operates with a network of independent contractor agents in 19 states.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Sales personnel who assist agents in setting appointments, taking applications and handling customer relations.
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies by location. Flexible schedule options are available.
Starting Pay: $10 - $14 per hour
Benefits: There are several health insurance plans available, along with paid time off, retirement plans and other benefits.
Requirements: Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Good computer and communications skills required. Prior insurance experience is helpful.
The Inside Scoop: Not all openings are listed on the main careers page, so it’s a good idea to use the “find an agent” feature on the site to locate your nearest district office and call them directly to ask about opportunities. Must be comfortable performing cold calling and other sales-related tasks. Candidates also need to have a good credit report and a clean driving record. You can connect with other American Family Insurance agents and agency employees on Facebook by searching for the company name. They will be happy to answer questions about the company.
Next: ATC Healthcare
What They Do: Healthcare staffing service that provides nursing professionals to healthcare facilities and clients across the country.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Certified nursing assistants (CNAs). There are also opportunities available for RNs and LPNs.
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies. Some positions require nights, weekends or 12-hour shifts, but flexible schedules are available, and there are short-term or long-term opportunities.
Starting Pay: $10 – 14 an hour
Benefits: Medical/dental/vision plans, bonus programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement
Requirements: Must have completed a state-approved CNA program and/or successfully passed a competency evaluation program that meets state requirements. At least six months previous CNA experience at a healthcare facility is preferred. CPR certification required. Some additional health and screening tests may be required by certain facilities.
The Inside Scoop: Candidates with experience in specialized clinical settings (ICU, ER, NICU, etc.) can earn higher rates. Bilingual candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Aaron’s (Stock Quote: AAN)
What They Do: Retail sales and rentals of furniture, appliances and electronics.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Retail associate/customer service
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies; no Sundays required
Starting Pay: $9 to $10 an hour
Benefits: Medical/dental, incentives bonuses, retirement plan
Requirements: Good customer service and sales skills. Must be comfortable using computers. Must pass a criminal background check and drug test.
The Inside Scoop: Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Lots of advancement opportunities – including a management training program – for employees who decide to work full-time.
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