Part Time Jobs in Willis

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Working moms, students, retirees and many other individuals have been taking on part time jobs for many years. These days, part time jobs in Willis 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 doesn't expect you to work a full week, a part time job is probably what you are looking for.

Popular Part Time Jobs in Willis, TX

Service industry – The service industry provides a lot of part time opportunities. Bars and restaurants have a multitude 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 not many require it on a full-time basis. That's why creative jobs including logo design, video production and copywriting are usually contracted out. Though these are not long term, they're part time jobs that can oftentimes pay well.

Retail – Just 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 could be a good choice since many are open for business later in the afternoon and evening.

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

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

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

Finding Part Time Jobs in Willis

Willis employment agencies – The principle goal of an employment agency is to find you work. They place people in all types 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 would like to work.

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

Local newspapers – Local newspapers remain a good resource for locating work in Willis. Many papers will even separate part time jobs into their own section.

Internet – The internet, 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. That 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 some are very broad, with a huge number of part time jobs in Willis, Texas and all over the country.