What They Do: Membership-based stores that sell home improvement and building materials at reduced prices.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Service specialists.
Desired Hours Per Week: 24 to 28; schedule will include some nights or weekends.
Starting Pay: $10 to $12 per hour.
Benefits: Paid training programs, sales incentives.
Requirements: Previous customer service experience, good communication skills and professional attire and attitude.
The Inside Scoop: The 130 DirectBuy showrooms and design centers are franchises, so working environments and job requirements may vary from one location to another. You'll be responsible for helping to solve order and delivery problems.
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What They Do: Large trucking company, specializing in the transportation of U.S. mail.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Truck drivers.
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies by location and route; many positions are "home daily" routes.
Starting Pay: $18 to $20 per hour and up.
Benefits: Paid time off, medical and other benefits.
Requirements: Must be at least 21 years old with appropriate commercial drivers license and a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a written exam, driving test, drug test and background check. Experience with Department of Transportation regulations is required.
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Princeton Review (Stock Quote: REVU)
What They Do: Test preparation and supplemental education services.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Teachers and site managers.
Desired Hours Per Week: Varies by position and location, but site managers generally work 20 to 25 hours per week, while teachers can work five to 15 hours per week or more.
Starting Pay: Site managers make around $20 per hour; teachers' pay ranges from $15 to $25 per hour.
Benefits: You get to work in what the company stresses is a "fun and casual work environment."
Requirements: College degree and appropriate teaching credentials; teaching experience is preferred.
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