The Best Temp Jobs and How to Maximize Them
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

5 Ways to Market Your Business for the Holiday Season

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Seasonal work is often favorable among those who want to make a little extra money for the holidays or who want to get their foot in the door of a company. It’s a great way to see how a company works, whether the job is for you, or bring in a little side cash.

But what are the best seasonal jobs, and how can you best maximize your time where investment is worthwhile? Brazen Careerist details the top temp gigs based on various employment factors and gives tips on how you can best spend your time.

1. Santa Claus

2. Retail Salesperson

3. Material Recording Clerk

4. Parcel Delivery

5. Personal Shopper

6. Photographer

7. Chef

8. Volunteer

Brazen advises professionals to be sure to consider transferable skills that can be used in your next career step and really help boost your resume before taking a seasonal gig.

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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