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How a Part-Time Job Can Help Fund Your Holiday Season

The holiday season will be here before you know it, and as always, it’s going to be expensive. You want to have plenty of money to spend on gifts, parties, and other festivities, but you don’t currently have much set aside.

What you might not realize is many companies are hiring temporary part-time help this season. This can help you buy better gifts and avoid going into debt during the holidays.

Of course, there are also other advantages to a part-time gig. Here’s a look at what else you have to gain by taking on a temporary opportunity.

Three Other Benefits of Getting a Part-Time Job This Holiday Season

Work on Your Schedule

For many companies, the holiday season is the busiest time of year. This means employees are needed to work a variety of shifts. Whether you want to put in many hours each week or just a few, they’ll happily accommodate your schedule, because they need the help. This will make your part-time job a welcome addition to your life, instead of another stressor.

Learn New Skills

Every job you take on is a new learning experience. This part-time job will allow you to boost your resume, making you more attractive to potential employers. In fact, if you’re looking to learn a certain skill or gain more experience in a specific area, you can seek out opportunities that allow you to accomplish this.

Fill a Gap

If you’re unemployed right now, taking on a part-time job for the holiday season will allow you to fill your resume gap. Even if it doesn’t completely close the gap, it makes it smaller, showing potential employers you’re a motivated person who found a way to work during your time off. This also helps keep your skills current, so when you’re ready to return to the workforce on a full-time basis, you’ll be just as competitive as candidates who didn’t take a break.

Contact Us Today!

Thinking about finding a part-time job to earn cash for the holidays? HTSS, Inc. is here to help you connect with top Lehigh Valley employers searching for talent like you. Contact us today to get started!


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.