Urgent deadline to make $5,800 in time for Christmas, but you must know gifts
There are several ways to top up your pocket money THIS holiday season as many businesses need seasonal workers.
A seasonal part-time job can net you up to $5,800 in December, but you’ll need to apply quickly and know a thing or two about gifts.
Malls across the country, which regularly feel the brunt of increased demand as shoppers search for the perfect Christmas gifts each year, are scrambling for spots.
Holiday-themed retail stores like Santa Claus House in Alaska hire full-time salespeople and baristas, and salaries typically start at $15 an hour.
There is also a great need for Santa Clauses.
A company called hiresanta.com said they are looking for Santa Clauses all over the country.
How do you become Santa?
Hiresanta.com stated that there is no cost to be included in their database.
It is up to you whether you want to accept the gig.
Christmas jobs available include:
- Full season – ready to travel
- Full season – local only
- Local gig work
- Video chat, virtual visits
How does it work?
According to hiresanta.com, their clients, which include individuals, agencies and casting directors, pay rentalsanta.com a fee to book the visit and put them in touch with a Santa Claus.
Hiresanta.com pays you directly.
If you want to get an idea of the payment, ZipRecruiter said a Santa Claus in Stamford, Connecticut, who can make about $5,878 in a month.
Prospects for seasonal settings
“You keep hiring, even during the holidays, because there are transitions. They want to make sure you’re overstaffed,” said Andrew Ciarrocchi, senior vice president of Downtown Summerlin, a Las Vegas mall, according to local 8 News Now.
With many shoppers still having extra cash from the pandemic, they’re likely to treat themselves more this holiday season while shopping for gifts for loved ones.
In fact, the National Retail Federation projects that Americans will spend 6 to 8 percent more this holiday season, totaling between $942.6 billion and $960.4 billion.
Last year, holiday sales rose 13.5 percent.
However, with inflation skyrocketing, more and more Americans are in need of some extra pocket money to help meet those expenses during the holiday season, making seasonal rolls perfect for a little financial boost during the winter.
Elsewhere, sales associate and warehouse worker positions are the most commonly recruited.
Retailers like Target and Walmart are increasing their workforce alongside traditional apparel companies like Gap, Kohl’s and JCPenney’s.
Walmart alone announced it would hire 40,000 new employees this season.
The goal is to also hire 100,000 in seasonal roles like cashier, barista, and shelf stocker.
The United States Post Office is also in dire need of additional workers as more packages are being shipped through the mail than ever before this season with the rise of e-commerce and online shopping.
They have previously said they plan to hire 100,000 vacation workers, many as parcel handlers.
The same is true for Amazon, which has hired thousands of seasonal workers over the past year.
Most of these jobs are open to those with limited or no prior experience and can make up to $18 an hour.
At that rate, you could easily make $2,880 just working through the month of December.
However, these positions need to be filled as soon as possible, so make sure to submit your applications.
Other side hustles
No matter what time of year, Americans are always trying to save, and as a result, more and more people are turning to side hustles to supplement their income.
However, working a traditional retail job during the holidays doesn’t have to be your only way to save more.
One seasonal job that sounds almost too good to be true (but isn’t) is a gig that pays you $2,500 for watching vacation movies all season.
If you’re already looking ahead to the warm weather, there’s a side hustle that can make $300 in two hours by mowing the lawn.
A man who happens to be a former millionaire who squandered his fortune pays back $6.4 million in debt by selling sausages at street markets.
Also, there is a way to make more than $9,000 a month by working just three hours a day.
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