"Under-employment" is a term that, compared to "unemployment," more fully captures the lack of job opportunities.
The under-employed includes the unemployed as well as those employed part-time but wanting full-time work.
According to a recent poll, under-employment is currently at 18.1%. That's down from 18.3% the month prior, and 19% a year ago. While these numbers are still high, there are opportunities to work part-time. You won't make as much money as you would with a full-time job, but with many part-time positions, you’ll not only earn a salary but also score some great perks.
We’ve put together a list of 11 big-name companies that provide big benefits to its part-time workers. Whether it’s free merchandise, health insurance benefits or tuition aid, these employers certainly make it worth your while to work, even if you’re only putting in 20 hours a week.
Do you work part-time? Know of any other companies that provide cool perks? Share them in the comments below.