Part Time Jobs in Glenwood

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Working moms, students, retirees and lots of other people have been taking on part time jobs for many years. These days, part time jobs in Glenwood have become more prevalent as employers reduce work hours in order to lower overhead expenses in the wake of the great recession.  

Whether you need extra cash, are making a career transition or prefer a job that won't ask you to work a full week, a part time job is probably what you're looking for.

Popular Part Time Jobs in Glenwood, AR

Service industry – The service industry provides a lot of part time opportunities. Bars and restaurants have a variety of positions and several shifts throughout the day which lends well to those needing to pick up extra work.  

Creative work – Many businesses have to have creative work done, but very few require it on a full-time basis. That is why creative jobs such as logo design, video production and copywriting are normally contracted out. Though these usually are not long term, they're part time jobs that can oftentimes pay well.

Retail – Like the service industry, many retail stores have multiple shifts during the day. If you do have a full-time job already, a retail job may well be a good option since many are open later in the afternoon and evening.

In July 2010 Forbes used BLS data to compile a listing of 10 popular part time jobs which include:

  • Accounting/Bookkeeping
  • Customer Service
  • Office Clerks
  • Laborers
  • Janitors
  • Stock Clerks
  • Retail Sales Workers
  • Cashiers
  • Servers
  • Food Prep/Serving Workers

Babysitting/Nanny services, dog walking and petting sitting and lawn care services are also popular part time jobs in Glenwood that didn't make the list.

Finding Part Time Jobs in Glenwood

Glenwood employment agencies – The main goal of an employment agency is to get you work. They place people in all sorts of jobs, including part time and temp work. Just let your case manager know the type of work you are looking for, the times of day you can work and the number of hours per week you want to work.

Guidance counselors and career offices – High school and college students can take advantage of services supplied by their schools to get help finding a part time job. If you are in high school see your guidance counselor to talk about part time job options. College students should have an entire office focused on helping them find part time work throughout the school year, summer and after graduating.

Local newspapers – Local newspapers continue to be a good resource for finding work in Glenwood. Many papers will even separate part time jobs into their own section.

Internet – The web, of course, is the main resource used to find jobs today. In fact, if your local newspaper has a sister website it’s better to look online than in the paper. This way you get the most up-to-date information. Some job websites are more niche covering job opportunities for a specific area or industry while others are very broad, with tens of thousands of part time jobs in Glenwood, Arkansas and all over the country.