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Three Reasons to Take on a Side Job While Working Full-Time

Working full-time takes up at least 40 hours of your week, so the thought of holding an additional side job might sound crazy, but it can be an incredible experience. Whether you’re a bit strapped for cash or feeling stuck in your current career path, dedicating a little of your free time to another job can pay off in more ways than one.

There are plenty of fantastic temporary and part-time jobs in Lehigh Valley, PA, so open your mind to this opportunity to change your life for the better. Learn three reasons to consider taking on a side job — even for just a little while.

Learn New Skills

If your current job doesn’t fulfill you, it might be time to start thinking about shifting your career in another direction. Taking on a side job in a field that interests you is a smart way to give it a test drive, without having to leave the security of your current position. You’ll gain valuable skills that will look great on your resume, whether you decide to change careers or find a new job in your existing field.

Expand Your Network

Who you know is everything in the professional world, so increase your contact list with all the people you’ll meet at your new job. The possibilities for your future are endless if you make a great impression on your manager and colleagues, because you never know who’s on their contact lists. These relationships could help you get an in at a company you’ve wanted to work at for years or an introduction to a hiring manager currently trying to fill your dream job.

Earn Extra Cash

Even if you’re not particularly interested in career advancement, getting a side job is a savvy way to improve your financial situation. If you’re saving up for a big vacation or tired of struggling to pay the bills, the extra money could make a world of difference. Life is so much sweeter when you’re not always stressed about the state of your bank account.

Want to find a new job you’re truly passionate about?

Contact HTSS, Inc. Allow us to steer your search for the perfect fit in a wide-variety of areas, including administrative/office, call center/customer service, data entry, accounting/finance, information systems, light industrial, logistics distribution and healthcare.


CEO Letter

As a staffing and recruitment professional for over  30 years, I have seen many changes in the industry. Over that time, I’ve witnessed a transformation in the way organizations view staffing services. Today, we see more and more companies using staffing services as a strategic tool, rather than just for temporary fill-ins.

At HTSS, Inc., our focus is on helping companies create proactive workforce plans. Our goal is to help our clients use staffing strategically to increase capacity, overcome hiring freezes, access specialized talent, better manage increased workloads, and enhance overall productivity.

For our candidates, we help to uncover truly rewarding job opportunities—jobs that are a match to each candidate’s skills, and jobs that offer key experience and growth potential.

We look forward to strengthening our relationships with our current clients and candidates, as well as forming new and exciting partnerships in the future.


Pat Howells
HTSS, Inc.