Make Money During the Holidays with a Seasonal Side Job

The holiday season is swiftly approaching. As we prepare for good times with family, delicious food, and beautiful decorations, this time of year also presents numerous opportunities for seasonal employment. So, before the celebrations begin, here are a few businesses that may be able to put some extra  money in your pocket.

Macy’s is offering several holiday jobs including sales positions, warehouse positions in their fulfillment centers, servers and staff for their restaurants, and associates to answer customers’ questions at their call centers. Click here to find out about available seasonal jobs at Macy’s.

Victoria’s Secret is also hiring for the holiday season. Find your next side gig at your favorite
Victoria’s Secret location.

Hickory Farms typically hires up to 6,000 seasonal employees to sells its sausages, cheese and cracker products at local malls. They are hiring both full and part-time seasonal retail workers – from Sales Associates, Area Supervisors to Sales Team Leads to Sales Associates.  Check out the Hickory Farms seasonal opportunities.

Honeybaked Ham also hires seasonal workers to serve the increased numbers of customers during the holidays. Join the   team   and help customers purchase ham, turkey and tasty side dishes.

Target will provide many opportunities for those seeking seasonal work for store and warehouse workers.

Amazon, a few months ago, announced it would be adding more than 70,000 full-time seasonal U.S. jobs. It stated that the positions would be located within its fulfillment centers to meet the increased seasonal retail demand.  In addition, if you live in WA, OR and AZ, you can apply to work from home for the Amazon call center as a seasonal customer service associate. Look for the Amazon seasonal jobs here.

Neiman Marcus is a luxury retailer also offering holiday job opportunities.   Join the team to work with  the customers of this fine establishment.

Lowe’s also offers interesting part-time  opportunities. At Lowe’s all regular, part-time employees have access to a limited benefit health plan, term life insurance, vision care, a dental Plan and short-term disability.

Publix will offer 121 seasonal jobs in Southwest Florida. Find out about more locations offering seasonal opportunities here..

UPS offers seasonal opportunities including driver helpers and package handlers. A driver helper is a fast-paced, outdoor position that involves continual lifting and carrying packages that typically weigh 25 – 35 lbs. Package Handlers work approximately 17 1/2 – 20 hours per week. According to UPS, handlers can expect to take home between $110.00 and $150.00 each week after deductions and receive a benefits package.

Walmart is also hiring for the holidays. Check out their website for information on seasonal job availability.

JC Penney will also be adding to its workforce during the holidays as it fills many job openings.

Kohls, another retailer, has opportunities including Seasonal Credit Greeter and
Seasonal Sales Associates.

To locate additional opportunities in  your community, look at your area restaurants, malls and entertainment businesses to determine if they are offering seasonal job opportunities that may fit into your schedule.

For more information about current seasonal job opportunities, go to or and insert the phrase “seasonal opportunities” into the Search bar.

So, start now ! Put the finishing touches on your resume and practice your interviewing skills. Find the right seasonal job opportunity for you and have a lucrative holiday season.

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