How to Score a Sweet Summer Job

How to find a summer jobIt’s summer time and the living is easy.. right? As nice as would be to lounge by the pool all summer long, there are alternative ways to spend your summer. Perhaps you just graduated high school or college, or are just in need of some extra cash If so, a part-time summer job may be just what you need for stuffing your wallet. Check out these tips for finding the perfect summertime job.

Target industries that boom in the summer

Travel and moving-oriented businesses do better in the summer as people go on vacation and move. Did you know between 17 and 20 million people may move this summer, and that nearly 45 percent of all moves occur between Memorial Day and Labor Day?  That makes companies like U-Haul, the leaders in do-it-yourself moving, very busy during the summer months.

Stay open to working multiple jobs

Maybe you already have a job and are looking for another job to supplement your income. If so, U-Haul is the right place for you! Moonlighters are important and valued members of the U-Haul Team because they help us meet our customers’ needs – which are significantly greater during evenings, weekends and holidays – with skilled, talented people who will provide excellent customer service. What is a moonlighter you may ask?

moon-light-er (noun):
one who holds a second job in addition to a regular job.
Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary

Experiment with different types of jobs

Are there are any jobs you’ve been hesitant or unsure about? Maybe you’ve thought about working from home but aren’t quite sure if it’s the job for you. Give them a shot during the summer when there’s less at stake. You’ll learn what works for you and what doesn’t, and this experience will help you decide what career path you may want to take in the future. If you are looking for a part-time job that allows you to work flexible hours try working from home from anywhere in North America.  The U-Haul Contact Center Work from Home Program might just be what you are looking for.

Click here to see if you have what it takes to work from home this summer.

If you like the idea of making the most of your summer and having fun while doing, consider becoming a part of the U-Haul family. With so many different jobs to choose from with so much flexibility, there is sure to be a job for you!

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Have you thought about getting a job this summer? Are you interested in becoming the next U-Haul Team member? Let us know in the comments section below!