Who’s Hiring Part-Time: Build-A-Bear, Cracker Barrel and 7-Eleven

June 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Career Planning

Looking for part-time work? You’re in luck. Here are three companies with part-time openings available right now:

7-Eleven

What They Do: World’s largest operator of convenience stores, with more than 7,750 stores in North America and more than 28,000 stores worldwide.

Types of Part-time Position(s) Available: Sales associates.

Desired Hours Per Week: All shifts available. Some positions do require nights, weekends, and holidays.

Starting Pay: Varies by location and store.

Benefits: Benefits at company-operated locations include medical and dental coverage and 401(k). Most 7-11 stores are franchised, and sales associates at these stores are employees of the franchisee, so it is up to the franchisees of individual store to decide what benefits they offer their employees.

Requirements: To be a Sales Associate position, a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred; you must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with customers and coworkers and desire to be part of a performance-driven team. Physical requirements: This position requires constant standing, bending and reaching. Frequent lifting of one to five pounds and occasional lifting of up to 40 to 50 pounds is required.

The Inside Scoop: “The person who greets and helps customers in a local 7-Eleven is the most important person in the 7-Eleven corporation, bar none,” says a company rep. “You are the face of our company. That’s why we have never – and will never – consider a Sales Associate nothing more than a clerk. We rely on you to provide outstanding service; maintain a clean, customer-friendly environment; stock and merchandise products; and, naturally, operate the register. Whether your goal is to begin a fantastic full-time career or have a great part-time job, your talents will be valued and respected. There is plenty of opportunity to grow in this position. You can complete additional training to become a Certified Sales Associate and learn to forecast and order product using our state-of-the-art Retail Information System.”

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Who’s Hiring Part-Time: Build-A-Bear, Cracker Barrel and 7-Eleven

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