Archive for the ‘Side Jobs for Extra Cash’ Category
7-Eleven is hiring sales associates nationwide. “The person who greets and helps customers in a local 7-Eleven is the most important person in the 7-Eleven corporation, bar none,” says a company rep. “You are the face of our company. That’s why we have never – and will never – consider a sales associate nothing more than a clerk.”
Build-A-Bear Workshop is hiring store associates, also known as “Master Bear Builders,” who help customers (generally children) create customized stuffed animals. They do everything including choosing the animal, selecting its sound effect, putting together its outfit, deciding upon its name and preparing it for the trip home.
Cracker Barrel is looking for servers, cashiers, cooks, dishwashers and hosts. Shifts can be as short as three hours, mornings or evenings, any day of the week. Starting pay varies but employees get discounts at all locations on meals and products.
Sheetz is a chain of large convenience stores/gas stations open around the clock. They offer a made-to-order menu of specialty coffee and foods like hoagies and burgers. They are looking for cashiers and MTO (made-to-order) food preparers.
VIPdesk provides virtual contact center and loyalty solutions for companies in the travel, auto, financial services, and retail industries. They need Home-based Concierges who handle telephone calls and emails from the customers of VIPdesk’s high profile, blue-chip clients.
Six Flags, which operates 20 parks in the U.S., is hiring in food service, games, merchandise, rides, park service and entertainment, which includes dressing up as a character.
Toll collectors for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority must be at least 18 years old and pass two pre-screening tests and a physical, including drug test. Must have a valid driver’s license and pass a background check.
American Greetings is the world’s largest publicly owned creator, manufacturer and distributor of greeting cards, gift wrap and similar products. They are hiring merchandisers – people who go to retail locations and keep the card department orderly and fully stocked.
Northrop Grumman is looking to fill a variety of positions in its information systems, aerospace systems, electronic systems, technical services and shipbuilding divisions.
Lowe’s has 7,900 positions open companywide, ranging from seasonal employees in stores, to team members in distribution centers, to positions in the corporate office.
JCPenney is hiring hourly sales positions at retail stores. Generally, some weekends and/or nights are required and stores have expanded hours during holiday season.
Jamba Juice is hiring ”team members,” which is a combination of a cashier, customer service rep and juice blender. Nights and weekends are required and pay varies depending on experience.
Strapped for cash? Many people are in these trying times. With growing unemployment, salary cuts, and the rising cost of living, plenty of Americans are seeking additional avenues to increase cash flow. Check out these seven hot side jobs that can be done around your 9-to-5 and with skills you may already have.
Even in a recession people don’t skimp on their furry loved ones. Therefore, being a dog walker can be an easy sell, especially for other people who need to work two jobs to make ends meet. The double bonus here is you can get great exercise while racking up extra bucks. You can also walk dogs before or after your full-time job.
Dog walker median salary per hour: $16.29.
No matter where the economy stands, things still break that must be fixed. When you are good at fixing things, word travels fast. It’s possible to make a small mint fixing cars, installing water heaters, and doing home electrical and plumbing jobs. Consider how much a full-time car mechanic or a plumber charges. Even if you discount your rate, the pay is still good, and customers feel like they got a deal. From painting to fence-building, there are plenty of household jobs many people can’t do or simply don’t want to.
Handyman median salary per hour: $17.33.