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Is a Second Job on the Weekends Worth the Extra Stress and Decreased Social Life? We Think So!

Like most people, you look forward to the weekends as a time to kick back, relax and have some fun. You enjoy nothing more than leaving work on Friday and not giving it another thought until Monday morning.

However, sometimes it’s necessary to make sacrifices to get ahead in life. If you’re not happy in your current situation, securing a second job through a temp agency for the weekends might turn things around. Find out what you have to gain by spending part of your free time at work. getting

Benefits of Dedicating Your Free Time to a Second Job

Earn Extra Cash

Stress from financial struggles weighs much heavier than the burden of a second job. If you’re in debt or barely making ends meet, good old fashioned hard work is the best way to solve your dilemma. This can also be a savvy way to pad your savings or earn extra funds for a big purchase, such as a new car or a house.

Learn New Skills

Every job is a learning opportunity, so choose a part-time gig that will allow you to grow your resume in all the right places. This can help you gain experience faster, expediting your ascent up the ladder. Since every company has different ways of doing things, you’ll acquire a wealth of knowledge that will make you a more well-rounded professional. Consequently, you’ll have a competitive advantage the next time you look for a new full-time opportunity.

Grow Your Contact List

Working at a new job will allow you to meet an entirely new set of people. Being well-connected is one of the most effective ways to get ahead, so do your best to make a great impression. You never know who might be able to introduce a hiring manager trying to fill your dream job, so never underestimate the power of networking.

Get an ‘In’ With a Great Company

Competition to work for the best employers in town can be intense, but taking on a part-time weekend job could be your ‘in.’ If you work hard and impress your boss, when a full-time opportunity you’re interested in comes along, you’ll have a major edge on external candidates. A little extra effort now is certainly worth an incredible future with your dream employer.

Need a little help finding a part-time job?

HTSS, Inc. is here to assist. Contact us today to start your search for a flexible gig that will put some extra money in your pocket or click the graphic below and browse nearly 20 available opportunities throughout the Lehigh Valley.




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.