- Skills Required,
- Experience & Training,
- Additional Benefits, and
- Where you can find the job
|How to search for part-time waiter job in PartTimePost|
Job Street is another well-known job portals. Again, search for terms ‘waiter part-time’ in the search bar and select your location to seek for open vacancy. Please note that most open vacancy only accept full-time staff in Job Street, so make sure they accept part-time staff before you drop your application.
|How to search for part-time waiter job in Job Street|
|Search for babysitting job that require shorter time frame and limited experience|
We did not manage to find much related job in both Job Street and Part Time Post, so let go back to the traditional method, head to the Daycare center nearby your house and ask for any available vacancy.
Some may not have any listing or notice about hiring, but you can also walk in and ask them politely. Optionally, give them a call or WhatsApp (recommended) to see whether they need an extra hand to deal with those little angels. Last reminder, don’t hesitate to show your love to the kids!
3) Data Entry Job
Where to find: There are many places that you can find a data entry job. The less formal place to go is Facebook Page (example: Jobs – Data Entry / Admin Malaysia). But, lets be honest, we don’t 100% recommend this source. There would be a higher chance that you put yourself in danger or contributing free work for others if you get a data entry job through Facebook. A reader shares his experience of working long hour working with abundant of data and end up earning just a little.
Hence, we encourage students to search for this job with more established channel – freelance site – for instances. At these sites, the income or payment is secured by the third party (the site). The client must has sufficient credit in their balance to hire someone, and once you’re hired, the site automatically keep the specific amount of pay in their system and will release to your account once the job is completed and accepted by the client. There are thousands of freelance site, but some popular one are Upwork, Freelancer, Truelancer, PeoplePerHour, Guru, Project4Hire, and Freelancing.
|Register and search for data entry jobs in these freelance sites.|
All these freelance platform required registration and one works differently from others. The first model is where clients post their jobs and you (as a freelancer) apply to the job and place your best price for the service. The another model is you post your service, and your clients approach. Later model can be seen in Fiverr, Fourerr, and Zeerk.
Whatever how the freelance site works, we encourage you to understand how the site works and the terms and condition before putting your head into the freelance world. Remember, violating some rules may risk penalizing your account and freezing your income.
|Fiverr is a freelance site that you can post your data entry service for sale.|
Experience and Training: Becoming a promoter requires you to be great at making calculations because in order to make huge profits, you would need to sell more. Remember, “Commission” is the gold mine in a promoter job. Always ask for the basic pay and the commission pay, mostly are 5 – 10%, depending on the selling product. There is no formal training required to become a promoter, all it takes is being convincing enough to persuade a client to buy the product. In addition, no prior experience in this field is required. Have a look at this: Desirable skills for a Promoter
Additional Benefits: A job as a promoter, it comes with its added benefits. Let us say for example, if you have a huge social media following, this might be the best job for you. At the comfort of your home, you can sell hundreds of products. In addition to that, your communication skills and convincing power will certainly increase over time, which will definitely compliment your Resume.
Where you can find the job: To get a promoter job, head on over to the nearest shopping centre and search for any shop that displays the notice of an available vacancy then you just walk in or call the person in-charge to arrange an interview. Sounds easy right? The other way is to stay alert on the internet for any Event, Fair, or Exhibition that is recruiting a promoter. In addition to that, there are many online jobs available under the title “Become an affiliate” or “Join affiliate program”. Simply Google affiliate programs on Google to get a list of hundreds of companies from all over the world that are looking for promoters. Get registered to their affiliate programs to start earning as soon as possible. Make sure to work with companies that are trusted and are secure with their payments.
Moreover, you can also choose a niche market that interests you to affiliate or do promotion for them. Let us say for example, you are skilled when it comes to makeup and know a lot about the products, you can join affiliate programs for beauty brands and websites. Here are a few trusted sources you can have a look at them: Makeup Affiliate Programs to Help Get You Started
Skills: Another great working opportunity for a university student would be in bookstores, usually as a store assistant or general employees, where you basically do all the arrangement of books, stock managing, cashier, and customer service. They may shift you from one position to another when needed, so do not get surprised when they ask you to help with those really heavy boxes. You need to have a lot of patience in order to do this job, people’s skills and you must be willing to work and move physically around the area. This job will certainly get you a little tired at the end of the day due to continuous running and working.
Training and Experience: The job does not require much experience. If you are good at reading and have good verbal skills to communicate with the customers, you are suitable for this job. If you are already a reader, or a bookworm and love to read books, this can be your ideal dream job and you will definitely love the environment. Here is a short article that can help you get hired at a bookstore: 5 TIPS FOR GETTING HIRED AT AN INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE
Additional Benefits: Working at a bookstore comes with its perks. You can get access to new books and read them all day long without having the need to pay for them. On some days, you can also get free books to take home and read them in the comfortability of your own home. In addition, your management skills will also get better. Lastly, your family will be glad that you have gained skills with keeping things in order.
Where you can find the job: In Malaysia, you can find the job at your nearest bookstore. You can simply visit the store and check if they have any vacancy available for a part time job. Two of the most famous bookstores in Malaysia, MPH and Kinokuniya also have limited part time jobs. Rush out to these stores or contact them online to reserve your spot for the summer. Not to mention, if you are not a book enthusiast, this job might be a little boring for you and you may give up in no time, so ensure you love books and you can survive around books for more than just a couple hours.
6) PAID SEASONAL INTERNSHIPS
Experience and Training: The best thing about being a paid intern is that you do not need to have prior experience doing the job. You simply need to know the niche well and you are eligible to apply for the paid intern position. Once they hire you as an intern, the companies usually provide training to the interns for the first few days before the actual work begins so do not worry if you are not well equipped, as the company will help you along the way.
Additional Benefits: Many students opt for paid seasonal internships at multinational firms as they get the required experience from these internships to get a job later after completing their higher education. Many companies prefer their interns and give them priority when hiring new full time employees. Even if you have to find a different job, the experience on your resume will speak in your favor. In addition to that, you will get training in your career and will be exposed to real life working environments. Read more 8 Benefits of an Internship.
Where you can find the job: In order to find the job get in contact with the HR department of a company related to your field and propose an internship for an extra helping hand at the office during your semester break. You can find some of the companies offering paid internships in Malaysia here: These 10 companies in Malaysia were voted the best to work for across Asia. Also, you can find paid internships online on platforms such as, Glassdoor. You can simply browse through their platform and there will be plenty of jobs to scheme through and apply via online for the job that suits your career and future plans.
Experience and Training: In order to become a tutor, you do not need formal training or experience. You just need to be able to handle kids and know what you are teaching to them. Be prepared to get scolded by their parents if their children do not get good grades. This job will certainly make you more patient. Go for it if you are good with kids. Moreover, you can teach multiple students at the same time and earn more money within a short period of time.
Additional Benefits: Once you become a tutor, your school syllabus will be revised which can help you at your college or university. In addition, teaching experience can get you a job as a teacher at a school or college once you complete your education. Moreover, if you are good to your students, they will surely shower you with plenty of love and appreciation. In addition, here are 10 Teaching Skills You Learn From Tutoring.
Where you can find the job: There are basically 4 ways to get a tutor job. First, head on over to a Tuition Center and ask for a position. This is the most effective way and perhaps, the fastest way to get a tutoring job. The particular center will be testing your teaching ability before they actually employ you. Moreover, you stand a chance to get a long-term or part time position here.
Secondly, Home Tuition is another way of getting a tutoring job. To be a home tutor, you will require your own transportation in order to travel to your student’s house. You may register on a Home Tuition Website where you post your skill and experience to intrigue pa rents to approach you. These are several sites: Tuition Job, My Private Tutor, and Tuition Plaza.
You may also consider teaching near your neighborhood. If you are staying in an apartment, the boy and girl next door could be your potential customer. Ask their parents kindly whilst offering your services. If you have been treating them well, they will definitely be keen on accepting your offer.
In addition to that, you can also tutor via online as this trend is widely increasing. You can look for online tutoring jobs at Tutor Me and teach in the comfort of your own home. You would only need a laptop and a stable yet quick internet connection.
8) IT FREELANCE
Experience and Training: Working as an IT freelancer requires you to be trained well enough so that you can complete the freelance jobs with perfectionism, as clients usually do not tolerate errors when they are paying a high amount for your work. If you are not trained well-enough, you can simply take an IT related course online at Udemy and once you are well-trained, you can start earning. Also, no prior experience is needed to work as an IT Freelancer.
Additional Benefits: One of the foremost benefits you can get when becoming an IT freelancer is that you can expand your experiences and work with different types of clients from all over the world. This not only gives you exposure to the outer world, but also helps you gain confidence in your own abilities and help polish your skills. Some customers are also generous enough to leave tips on the orders you completed for them, which will surely brighten up your day.
Where you can find the job: Freelance Job Platform such as Freelancer and Upwork are the best sources for students who like to work at home. You can also search for local Part Time Job Site like Part Time Post.
The job ranges from programming, web development, mobile development, designer, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Marketing (SMM)…. Remember, the pay-scale depends on your skill, quality of work, and the difficulty of the tasks. Of course, it also depends on who you work with as large companies offer more than companies who have just started their business or work.
9) BE A DISTRIBUTOR
Experience and Training: You can be hired as a distributor with no prior experience. As far as the training is concerned, once you get the job, the agency or company will guide you how to distribute their flyers or products. You just need to have a strong convincing tone. Tips on How to Become a Top Distributor in Malaysia
Additional Benefits: Becoming a distributor will definitely burn you a lot of calories and if you are looking to lose some weight, you shouldn’t not hesitate even for a second to opt for this job. This job will also improve your salesperson skills and make you better with words and spoken skills in the long run. This job can also get you free tickets to concerts and festivals where you will be distributing. Moreover, your marketing skills will develop significantly.
Where you can find the job: Advertising companies are consistently seeking for flyer distributors to give away their handbills. The distributor is not limited to distributing flyers; there are also distributors work for handing out samples, usually during the events or exhibitions. To get a distributor job, head to any flyer printing shop around your house and ask for any distributing position. Before you opt for the job, make sure to read The Ups and Downs of Being a Distributor of a Product
Just like other freelance jobs, a freelance writer can enjoy flexible working hours and environment (mostly in your room or on your bed). Everyone can write, but not everyone can create quality contents. A writer needs to have great vocabulary, grammar, syntax, punctuation, and language skills to thrive in this field. Read this article to find out more skills: Want to Be an Author? 5 Writing Skills You Need to Master
Experience and Training: Writers do not require a lot of training; they must be good with words. However, some of the clients may ask you for your prior work samples so you must have some extraordinary written samples ready to impress your client right away to guarantee the gig. In addition, on a freelancing platform, clients do look out for the sellers/writers rating given by previous clients so ensure to keep it upright.
Additional Benefits: Becoming a freelance writer will help you polish your writing skills. Moreover, if you write affiliate articles, you can generate extra sales from them. Another exciting thing about freelancing, which was also mentioned above, is that clients do leave tips on their orders if you provide them with high quality work. They will definitely come back to you every time they need to get something written. For more, read Benefits of Working as a Freelance Writer. This article will surely convince you to become one!
Where you can find the job: Freelance writer jobs can be found at any of the Freelance Job Platform. If you think that you are a skillful writer, why don’t you consider offering your writing service on Fiverr? For an entry-level writer, do not expect online writing as it is just the same as writing an essay in your examination. You will need to equip yourself with some SEO Writing Skill before you can get to step into this field. Even Fiverr is offering online courses so you can take one there as well.
In addition to that, several pages on twitter such as, Freelance Writing Jobs and Freelance Writing post writing jobs from different companies and agencies on their profiles. You can visit these profiles and apply for the latest jobs now. Ensure to keep a resume and CV ready for the targeted specific writing jobs. Create your CV in the most compelling manner you can. It is advised not to send the same CV to all the agencies as they may find it irrelevant to their job position so make sure you alter your CV according to every job you apply to.
Moreover, you can also contact a local magazine or some newspaper writing agencies in Malaysia. Here is a list of Best Copywriting agencies in Malaysia. You can go over these and apply to the one that you find the best.
To Sum it Up
That is the end of the list. For students who would like to find a part-time job with ease for the next semester break, we would suggest you to start building your network. Networking is so important when looking for an employment opportunity, not just for part-time work, but for your career building as well.
We kindly remind you to ensure your safety when approaching new employers or conducting a transaction online. When in doubt, do not accept the job, better to be happy with your choice than upset whilst doing it.
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