The hunt for the perfect summer job is heating up. According to our research, about 80 percent of summer employees will be hired by the end of May.
Don’t be left in the dust. The odds will be ever in your favor if you begin your search today!
Kim is a job-search coach for Snagajob! When she's not talking with our members on Facebook and Twitter, she can be found competing in trivia contests, attempting to golf and hanging out with her hubby, Matt.
i need work a some part-time in the morning or the wekend is ok but i don’t speak much english only a little bith.
Hi Ernestina! Have you tried using our keyword search tool to find part time jobs in your area? http://www.snagajob.com/job-search. If you are uncomfortable filling out the applications in English, have someone you trust look over your applications to make sure you didn’t miss anything. Good luck!
Hello! I was wondering do you need a work permit to work in the summer time I’m 15 years old and i really want a job this summer but never got a work permit when school was in session please help
Hi Jenna! You would need to check your state guidelines to see exactly what you need to do in order to be eligible to work. I think these articles can help you: http://www.snagajob.com/resources/job-says-16-but-im-15-should-i-apply/ and http://www.snagajob.com/resources/how-teens-find-summer-job/. Good luck and let me know if you have any questions!
hi kim ,
i am looking for a job part time , hiring at 14-15 year old i find a place but there are not answer my call. can can i do now
Hi Christina! Have you thought about following up in person? Employers tell us this is a great way to stand out: http://www.snagajob.com/resources/following-up-in-person/. Also, I think these articles can help: http://www.snagajob.com/resources/job-says-16-but-im-15-should-i-apply/ and http://www.snagajob.com/resources/how-teens-find-summer-job/. Good luck and let me know if you have any questions!
Hey, I really need a job. Hopefully I can get one BY the summer maybe before. My job search is going horrible because I’m only 16. I really need the money so I need help.
Hi Chris! I think these articles can help you: http://www.snagajob.com/resources/tags/summer-jobs/. Good luck with your search and keep us posted!
Thank you for this article! It is really helpful to know that I should start applying now~fingers crossed that I get one!
By the way, I love the Hunger Games reference!:)
Thank you, Teresa! Good luck with your search and keep us posted!
Hi, my name is India Boyd && I need a job so I font have to stay home all summer please help. I’m only 14. && need help. Please & Thank you
Hi India! First, you need to check your state’s laws, you may have to submit working papers since you are under 16. Second, make sure you list all volunteer work or odd jobs (like babysitting or lawn care) as experience. I think this article can help you: http://www.snagajob.com/resources/how-teens-find-summer-job/. Good luck and let me know if you have any more questions!
Hello, my name is Damarko Berry from Columbus, Ohio and I need a job to keep me busy this summer. I am 16yrs. old and going to the 12th grade. I’m in my schools STEMS class(Science,Technology,Engineering and Mathmatics). I plan to go to college for Engineering after high school. I help my mom with her child care business in attendance and record keeping. Need a job quick. Thanks
Hi Damarko! Have you tried using our keyword search took to find jobs in your area? http://www.snagajob.com/job-search. These tips can help with your job search: http://tinyurl.com/76fzuze & http://tinyurl.com/7j8pgkd. Be sure to add your experience with your mom’s business on your applications, it counts!
Hi I’m Angelica and I’m 16. I was looking at some of the jobs and it doesn’t really look like they’re looking for teens. Are there jobs at like daycare centers or something involving younger kids?
Hi Angelica! Have you tried using our keyword search tool to find jobs in your area, many of them may hire teens: http://www.snagajob.com/job-search. If you are interested in day cares, take a look at the search tool, or call ones in your area to inquire if they are hiring. Good luck!
I just got my working permit, im 14. I cant seem to find any jobs that would hire a 14 year old.
Hi there! You’ve taken the right first step by obtaining your permit before you start applying for jobs! Try using our keyword search tool to look for jobs in your area: http://www.snagajob.com/job-search. Also, we’ve written a few articles that I think can help you (they mention being 15, but still apply to your situation): http://www.snagajob.com/resources/job-says-16-but-im-15-should-i-apply/ and http://www.snagajob.com/resources/how-teens-find-summer-job/. Good luck and let me know if you have any questions!
Hi am Nthabiseng from Mpumalanga province am looking for par time job
Hi, I have been released from jail for a month now, and I have been applying everywhere. What are some tips for some one with a felony on their record to get secure work? Any tips would be great. Thank you.
Hi Thomas! We have a few articles I think can really help you: http://www.snagajob.com/resources/?s=felon. Also, get involved with a local organization, like Goodwill. They will have resources and local connections that support people in similar situations. Good luck and let me know if you have any questions!
Hi Im Senior Here In Mansfield ohio Im 19 Im Desperate To Find a Summer Job Early Before The Season Begins And It Gets Harder To Obtain Employment To Pay Off signs. ve Applied Like Crazy But Get Denied Or Not A Call Back. I Need Fines Paid Off And Need A car Please Help.
How should I go about following up on a job that I applied for online? How long should I wait, what should I say?
Hi Debbie! You can do an internet search for the location or phone number of the place you applied to. I recommend following up around 3-5 days after applying. Check out this video: http://www.snagajob.com/resources/video-how-to-follow-up/ where we break it down for you :).
Are there any jobs for ages 15+ available??
Hi Danielle! Check out these articles: http://www.snagajob.com/resources/job-says-16-but-im-15-should-i-apply/ and http://www.snagajob.com/resources/how-teens-find-summer-job/ and let me know if you have any questions
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