Summertime is here and that means, since school is out, you have nothing but time to hit the beach, party, hang out with your friends, and find work so you can make a boatload of money so you can party hard or save for the future.
What kind of jobs are grew for summertime? It all depends on what you like to do or what you are looking for (great job benefits, great training, great company to put on your resume in the future, etc…)
Fast food jobs are the first thing that comes to mind. Whether you are a teenager looking for your first job to gain some valuable experience, looking for a second job for supplemental job on top of your full time job to make extra money, or you’re retired and looking to fill your days by keeping busy and making extra money on top of your retirement income or pension.
Working at a coffee shop is a great alternative to fast food. It’s not necessarily slower paced as everyone needs their coffee or tea fix, but the atmosphere is usually calmer and the clientele is different, Starbucks comes to mind.
Grocery store jobs are great too. You can work as a courtesy clerk, cashier, produce, meat department, bakery, management, and more…You can pretty much be of any age when applying for jobs at a grocery store.
Security guard jobs are pretty great too for summertime because they usually employ all sorts of ages. Security jobs are slower paced but you must be alert and you must be willing to be confrontational when the time comes to put someone in their place. It also can be dangerous if the person you will be confronting becomes argumentative or even violent.
Retail and department store jobs plentiful. Whether you want to work at Zara, Target, Walmart, JC Penneys, Macys, Bloomingdales, etc…
These are a few options that you should consider when looking for a summer job.
For parents, it’s always good to go through the things you need to keep in mind if your teenager is going to go out and work for the first time. A teens first job is a great way to set a good solid foundation on things that they need to be aware of and learn in order to be successful in the working world. Click here for tips for parents of working teens.