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5 Tips for Finding a Holiday Job

5 Tips for Finding a Holiday Job

Are you interested in earning some extra money this holiday season? If so, it may be time to consider a part-time job.

There are thousands of holiday employment opportunities out there. As long as you keep an open mind and take the right approach, you should be able to find a position that suits you well.

Here are five top tips for finding a holiday job:

1. Expand Your Search

The last thing you want to do is narrow your focus to the point of missing out on top opportunities. When you expand your search, it’s much easier to find multiple openings that may suit your needs. 

2. Start Early

Employers don’t wait until the last minute to hire seasonal workers. For this reason, you need to get in on the action as soon as possible. If you wait until December to start your search, it may be too late.

3. Be Prepared

Just because it’s seasonal work doesn’t mean you can sleepwalk through the interview. When you show up prepared, when you’re ready for anything that could come your way, it improves your chance of landing the job.

4. Be Flexible

As you can imagine, many candidates have strict requirements in regards to their employment schedule. Don’t let this hold you back. The more flexible you are the greater chance you have of receiving a job offer. For instance, don’t tell employers you’re unable to work nights or weekends. This will make it next to impossible to find a position.

5. Use the Internet

In today’s day and age, this remains the best way to find and apply for job openings. When it’s time to begin your search, spend as much time as necessary online. Most people find that a few minutes surfing the internet will turn up a variety of opportunities.

If holiday employment is on your mind, these five tips are a must to follow.

Have you landed a holiday job in the past? Would you add any other advice to this list?

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Comments 1

Frank on Monday, 21 November 2016 18:35

Honestly this should be a great year to find a holiday job. Everywhere I have read, this is going to be a solid holiday season with regard to spending. There are tons of online type jobs as well as retail. This year should not be too tough of a year to find a side gig.

Honestly this should be a great year to find a holiday job. Everywhere I have read, this is going to be a solid holiday season with regard to spending. There are tons of online type jobs as well as retail. This year should not be too tough of a year to find a side gig.
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