Part-time jobs exist in all conceivable industries, are easily accessible, relatively well paid and also extremely flexible. For many part-time workers, the working hours are adapted to combine their work appropriately with, for example, the main employment relationship. A part-time job simply has a very advantage right at the beginning. But before you enthusiastically take the first offer that comes to mind, think about your expectations and ideas. Do you actually know what your main motivation is for looking for a part-time job?
Do you want good extra income?
How else. In most cases, it is a question of money. Resolving your financial situation with at least a short-term ‚secondary’ is a logical step. It would be good to find a part-time job in your immediate area so that you do not incur unnecessary commuting costs. The offer will probably narrow down a lot, but anything is worth the test, even the gastronomic industry. As a skilful staff in a restaurant, bar or cafe, you have the opportunity to improve your hourly rate with a decent tip.
Do you want to be on the move?
Do you long for physical activity and manual work because you spend all your working time at your main job exclusively in an office chair? Take a look after working in the field, for example as a leaflet distributor. You will also experience full physical effort as an inventory worker in supermarkets or as a cleaning worker.
Do you want to help?
Although you have a nice and well-paid job, do you still lack some higher meaning and something like the human aspect of your activity? Then take a look at the part-time jobs in social services. This sphere constantly demands willing helpers and you will get a good opportunity to make life more pleasant for sick or socially weaker fellow citizens. You can also look for fulfilment as help in various leisure centres or as a teacher of training courses.
Do you want to be in touch with people?
Constant contact with other people inspires, recharges and simply entertains you? Take a look after working in tourism. For philanthropic extroverts, it is easy to find a nice part-time job in information centres, at stalls with souvenirs, among guides or various instructors as part of services to tourists. A very social industry that is also often looking for reinforcements, such as extras, is the film industry.
Do you want to learn something?
Every graduate knows how difficult it is to find a job without work experience. It is practically impossible to convince with a CV in which there is no mention of previous practice. Even in this case, the part-time job is the solution. Of course, a part-time job would be optimal, which will be at least marginally related to the field of study, but even if it fails, every effort to apply has its significance and will bring valuable life and professional lessons. You make contacts, show off your skills and as soon as a full-time job becomes available, you can start as the ideal candidate.
Do you want a change?
Are you exhausted from your job and do you feel it is time for a reorientation? Before you decide to take a hasty step into the unknown, get acquainted with the new field with the help of a part-time job. You risk nothing. You have the opportunity to get to know another industry very closely and see if this job would be more fun for you. In addition, you get paid for this tasting.
Do you want to increase your confidence?
Especially the unemployed have an ego eroded by the feeling that they are not good enough and throw them into despair every day of inactivity. Even a short-term part-time job will improve the financial situation, restore the lost ground and provide the necessary sense of success. And believe it or not, a good part-time job can help you get a new job. Above all, it will fill an unflattering gap in your CV and your newly full self-confidence, supplemented by positive enthusiasm, will demonstrably improve your presentation at the next job interview.
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