Amazon.com is amazing. It’s the world’s greatest store, delivering almost anything you might want or need right to your front door – including part-time holiday jobs.
The giant online retailer is currently hiring seasonal work-at-home customer service reps to handle the surge in customer questions and problems that come with the Christmas shopping rush.
The jobs are available to residents of 20 states: Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin or Virginia.
I’m a big believer in part-time work. When you are saving for retirement a side gig can help you sock away more money. In retirement, part-time work eases the burden on your nest egg and helps keep you engaged and challenged.
You can’t beat the flexibility of this gig. Reps can work between one and 30 hours per week, choosing from available shifts posted each week. During the madness of November to January, you might be required to work 20 to 40 hours per week.
The job pays $10 per hour. Not great, but not bad considering you’ll work at home, spend nothing on a commute, and set your own hours. Work just 100 or so hours and you might pay for Christmas.
Applicants need a high school diploma or equivalent and at least a year of experience in a service-type job. Decent typing skills and good verbal communications skills are also required. Your computer must meet certain standards but Amazon supplies the other gear you need, including a headset. The self-paced training is done online using videos to teach and quizzes to measure your progress.
You can apply here.
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