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Oscar Mayer is looking for a college senior to drive the Wienermobile for a year

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 8, 2020

If you’re a soon-to-be college graduate and would rather spend the next year traveling the country than landing a desk job, Oscar Mayer has an opportunity you may not want to pass up. Submissions are now open for the 2020 class of “Hotdoggers,” which, if you’re accepted, will put you behind the wheel of their one-of-a-kind …

You could get paid $5,000 to live in a castle for a week and drink coffee

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 11, 2019

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’ve ever wanted to live like royalty — and let’s be honest, who hasn’t? — Gevalia …

Hilton is hiring 700 work-from-home employees

Kate Streit  |  December 10, 2019

Working from home definitely has its perks. If you’ve ever dreamed of being able to work in your pajamas, now may be your chance. Hilton is hiring 700 work-from-home employees to fill a number of customer service and reservation positions. These jobs are year-round and full-time. The positions come with full benefits, including a 401k, …

Get paid $1,000 to watch 24 Hallmark Christmas movies in 12 days

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 15, 2019

If you love Hallmark Christmas movies — and I mean really love Hallmark Christmas movies — you have a chance to win $1,000 and a prize package this year just by kicking back and watching the channel’s holiday romcoms. CenturyLink is looking for someone willing to watch 24 of Hallmark’s cheesiest Christmas movies in 12 …

Williams-Sonoma is hiring 2,500 work-from-home customer service agents for the holidays

Claire Gillespie  |  October 30, 2019

If it’s your dream to work from the comfort of your own living room, here’s some good news: Williams-Sonoma is on the hunt for remote customer service agents for the holidays. The retail giant owns some of the biggest brands in home furnishings, including Pottery Barn, West Elm and Mark and Graham. Its headquarters are …

80 Boston College Students Fall Ill After Eating At Chipotle Restaurant

Chipotle will now pay 100% of college tuition costs for employees

Brittany Anas  |  October 28, 2019

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.As student loan debt climbs to record-high levels, Chipotle is the latest company to announce a generous …

You’re almost guaranteed a job as a pilot if you complete this new United Airlines program

Kate Streit  |  October 10, 2019

United Airlines has launched a new pilot recruitment program known as Aviate. The program offers structured career pathways for both aspiring and established pilots to work for United. The airline plans to hire more than 10,000 pilots by 2029. If you apply to the program and successfully go through the selection process, United says, you …

Uber is testing a new app that matches temporary workers with job opportunities

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 3, 2019

If you don’t have a full-time job and are looking for temporary work here and there, Uber is hoping to help out with the launch of a brand-new app. Called Uber Works, the app aims to connect workers with businesses looking for some short-term help. Here’s how it works: Businesses will use the app to …

A company will pay you $1,300 to watch 13 Stephen King movies before Halloween

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 19, 2019

If your favorite part about Halloween is watching scary movies (or you just really love Stephen King), there’s a chance you could get paid for your love of spooky stuff this fall. USdish.com, an authorized Dish Network reseller, is looking for someone willing to watch 13 movies based on King’s novels before Halloween and will …

You could get $27,700 if you move to an underpopulated region in Italy

Jennifer Nied  |  September 16, 2019

If you’ve longed to make your “Under the Tuscan Sun” dreams a reality, now just might be the time to quit your job and channel your inner Diane Lane. The mountainous region of Molise in Italy will pay people to relocate to one of its quaint villages. The area is located on Italy’s southeastern coast …

Companies are already hiring seasonal workers for the 2019 holidays

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 13, 2019

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’re already worried about the costs of the upcoming holiday season and being able to afford …

Some nannies now earn over $100K a year—here’s what it takes to get one of those jobs

Kate Streit  |  September 4, 2019

If you’re looking for a lucrative gig and enjoy working with children, you may want to consider becoming a nanny. In certain areas of the country— like New York, Los Angeles and other major metropolitan areas — nannies can earn six-figure salaries. In addition to living in the right place, nannies for wealthy families must often …

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Here’s how you could win $500 and the chance to become an NFL food tester

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 30, 2019

It’s nearly time for all things pumpkin spice, trick-or-treating and, for sports fans, one of the best times of the year — football season. This year, if you love football for more than just the game and are patiently waiting for all the good grub you’ll no doubt encounter tailgating and at parties, sports-betting website …

FILE: Delta Posts Most Profitable Quarter In A Decade

Delta is looking to hire 1,000 flight attendants—here’s how to apply

WXYZ News  |  August 28, 2019

If you’ve wanted to take to the skies for a new career, then we have good news for you. Delta announced on Aug. 26 that it’s hiring flight attendants for the 2020 class, and the company is looking to hire around 1,000 people. To apply, you must have a high school degree or GED, the …

This company will pay one lucky fan $1,000 to watch ‘Friends’

WXYZ News  |  August 23, 2019

Are you a “Friends” superfan? It’s time to put that to the test! The hit show will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. FrontierBundles is commemorating the milestone by rewarding one fan with $1,000 for watching 25 hours of the show. If interested, you will have to watch 25 hours’ worth (roughly 60 episodes) …

Get paid $1,000 to taste bacon for a day with this internship

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 13, 2019

There’s now a job out there that involves sampling bacon — you can get paid to eat it! The job is posted by Farmer Boys, which is a burger chain in California and Nevada that has a farm-to-table philosophy. It’s a one-day internship that earns the lucky participant $1,000. All you have to do is …

This Scottish island wants to hire a sheep warden

Jessica Suss  |  August 1, 2019

Are you sick of your desk job? Do you crave salty sea air, adventure and … sheep? If this job description sounds up your alley, then you should apply to be a sheep warden on the remote Scottish island of North Ronaldsay. Yes, this is a real job. The job seems to be mostly about …

RetailMeNot wants to pay you to go on a $5,000 shopping spree

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 31, 2019

Being able to turn your favorite thing into an actual paying job is a dream come true. Whether it’s writing (me!), being a singer or actress, starting your own business or teaching yoga, the saying “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” is seriously accurate. If one of your …

You Can Get Paid $10,000 to Travel the Country & Eat BBQ Ribs

Kate Streit  |  June 19, 2019

Traveling the country and chowing down on ribs sounds like a great way to spend your summer. How about getting $10,000 to do it?  Believe it or not, this dream gig exists. Reynolds Wrap is hiring a Chief Grilling Officer, and for two weeks in August 2019, whoever snags this illustrious position will set out …


Target Doubles Paid Family Leave For Workers And Offers Backup Childcare

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  June 12, 2019

Not only is Target a family-friendly place to shop (especially because of the toy department and the food court) but now, thanks to a new parental leave policy, the retailer is becoming an even better place for parents to work. The company announced that it will double paid family leave benefits for all of its …

Wal-Mart Lowers Earnings Estimate After Weak Second Quarter

High School Students Who Work At Walmart Can Get Free SAT Prep And Help With College Tuition

Kate Streit  |  June 7, 2019

High school students who work at Walmart can now get free SAT and ACT preparation courses. The company will also offer two to three general education college courses through a startup, Guild Education. These additions are part of an expansion of Walmart’s Live Better U program, in which the company subsidizes the cost for employees …

Amazon will pay employees $10K and 3 months salary to start delivery businesses

CNN  |  May 31, 2019

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Amazon wants its employees to quit their jobs and create their own delivery businesses. But it turns …

McDonald's Same Store Sales Up 7.1 Percent In January

McDonald’s Is Partnering With AARP To Hire 250,000 Older Americans

Augusta Statz  |  April 26, 2019

McDonald’s is looking to bring on more than 250,000 new hires this summer, and it’s not just looking for a bunch of teenagers! In fact, the franchise has partnered with AARP, an organization dedicated to helping adults 50 years of age or older live their best lives, to have older adults fill their open roles. …

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Target Is Raising Its Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour

Tricia Goss  |  April 19, 2019

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Target is a great place to find seasonal work, and permanent employees have access to benefits and …

Bank Earnings For First Quarter Point To Turbulent Year For Large Banks

Bank of America is raising its minimum wage to $20

Augusta Statz  |  April 9, 2019

Good news for Bank of America employees: The bank announced that it will be incrementally raising its minimum wage to $20. The raise will begin with a hike up to $17 an hour on May 1 and rise all the way up to $20 per hour by the year 2021. The announcement comes as Bank …

This company wants to pay someone to travel the world and taste delicious food

Augusta Statz  |  March 28, 2019

If your favorite part of travel is the food — well, this could be the job for you. UK-based food subscription company Vibrant Vegan Co. is looking to hire someone to travel to different countries and scout out interesting ingredients. The gig pays the equivalent of $66,000 per year with all expenses paid. Before you …

Get Paid $1,000 To Binge-Watch All 20 Marvel Movies

Kate Streit  |  March 22, 2019

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Binge-watching is generally not considered a super-productive activity. But what if you could get paid to watch …

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen Los Angeles Premiere

A Family Wants To Hire A Nanny Willing To Dress Like Disney Princesses For $53,000 A Year

Helen Lee  |  March 21, 2019

Have you ever wanted to dress up as a Disney princess … for your job? If so, you might be in luck. A family in the U.K. needs a part-time nanny for 5-year-old twins, and the parents see this as an opportunity to model values for their lucky girls. So, they’re hiring a nanny willing …

Companies Are Hiring People To Hunt For White Cadbury Eggs For $60 An Hour

Augusta Statz  |  March 21, 2019

Easter egg hunts aren’t just for kids anymore — not when there’s this kind of money involved. Cadbury Egg has officially launched a hunt for its limited-edition White Chocolate Crème Egg, and you could win about $13,000 for finding the very special version of the classic Easter treat. Just to get this out of the …

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Shopko Is Closing All Remaining Stores By June 2019

Kate Streit  |  March 19, 2019

After filing for bankruptcy and closing 100 stores in January 2019, Shopko has announced that it will close all 120 of its remaining department stores by June 2019. “This is not the outcome that we had hoped for when we started our restructuring efforts,” Russ Steinhorst, chief executive officer of Shopko, said in a statement. …

Costco is raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour

Jenn Fields  |  March 8, 2019

Costco raised starting wages for workers in the U.S. and Canada from $14 to $15 an hour this week. It’s the company’s second wage increase in less than a year amid a hot labor market. The wholesaler made the announcement during a quarterly earnings call on March 7, when Costco also announced it had a …

Germany Debates Effects Of Value Added Tax

Shipt Is Hiring Shoppers And You Can Earn Up To $22 An Hour

Augusta Statz  |  March 7, 2019

At this point, you’re hopefully well aware of the joy that comes from ordering online and having items delivered right to your door. And companies such as Shipt are making this experience possible even when it comes to mundane items like groceries. Plus, a bonus that can come with Shipt is that it’s also a …

How To Earn Extra Cash By Renting Out Your Baby Gear

Kate Streit  |  February 15, 2019

For little people, babies sure require a lot of stuff. There are high chairs, cribs, car seats, and that’s all before they even start to crawl. When your kids outgrow their gear, you may be tempted to let it languish in the garage or to even throw it out in the name of  KonMari-ing your …

Does Your Teen Need A Summer Job? Here Are 9 Companies That Hire Teenagers

Kate Streit  |  April 19, 2018

Getting your first job is a rite of passage for teens to learn about the value of money, hard work and responsibility. Do you have a teenager looking for a job this summer? Here’s what you need to know. As a general rule, kids need to be at least 14 to get most jobs, according …

How to win $25,000 to buy a franchise

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 17, 2018

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Do you have dreams of some day owning your own business? How about a franchise? If so, …

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Kroger is hiring 11,000 workers and raising its wages

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 13, 2018

In need of a job? The Kroger grocery chain is looking to hire thousands of workers at its nationwide family of stores for positions for everything from cashiers to pharmacy technicians and management. The company says it has created 100,000 new jobs since 2007—10,000 last year alone—and it does not seem to be slowing down, with …

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These part-time jobs let you get paid to rep brands you already love

Chelsea Davis  |  April 12, 2018

What if you could make money simply by helping get others into brands and products that you likely already love? Iconic companies like Oakley, New Balance and Fender are looking for part-time workers called brand ambassadors who will help keep their products front and center in the minds of consumers. The jobs are available through …

Romney Takes Whirlwind Campaign Tour Of Ohio

Mike Rowe offering scholarship for people who want to go to trade school

Kate Streit  |  April 12, 2018

UPDATE 4/18/19:  This 2019 scholarship is closed and no longer taking applicants. Please visit Mike Rowe’s site for the latest information on future year scholarships. If you or someone you know is interested in a job in the trades — such as plumbing, electrical work or welding — former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe is …

The Public Are Responding Generously To Chinese Artist's Appeal For Lego Bricks

Legoland Is Hiring A Master Builder—Here’s How To Apply

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 11, 2018

We all had pretty big dreams about what we wanted to be when we grew up. Firefighters, ballerinas, doctors. And while all of those are (somewhat) obtainable, it’s probably safe to say you never thought you’d be able to get paid to just play with Legos all day, right? Well, friends, that too is a …

This job comes with free housing on a beautiful island

Augusta Statz  |  April 11, 2018

Just off the coast of Cornwall, England, sits a small island called St. Michael’s Mount. It’s a tidal island, which means that it’s accessible by land, but only at low tide. And despite having only 30 citizens, St. Michael’s Mount saw 350,000 visitors last year. Due to its popularity with tourists, the island is looking …

Graduates Celebrate On The Southbank

These 5 college majors aren’t paying off in the job market

Jennifer Nied  |  April 6, 2018

The latest unemployment rate remains steady at a relatively low 4.1 percent. That’s one sign of a healthy economy. However, it doesn’t tell the full story of the workforce. Many people (around 33 percent of college graduates) are technically employed, but have settled for part-time, lower-paying jobs, while others are overqualified for their current positions, …

Unemployment Rate Remains At 7.6 Percent

Need a job? These companies are hiring like crazy right now

Kate Streit  |  April 3, 2018

If you’re currently in the market for a new job, you’re in luck because a lot of well-known companies are currently hiring for a variety of positions. Glassdoor put together a list of 25 companies that are hiring like crazy in April, and it includes gigs at some of today’s most prominent businesses in a …

Hospitals offer big bonuses, free housing and tuition to recruit nurses

CNN  |  March 31, 2018

Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees and their children. Hospitals and other medical facilities are getting so desperate to recruit and retain nurses they’re offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives. “These are some of the grandiose examples we’ve heard from our members,” said Seun Ross, director of nursing practice and …

This dream job lets you watch Netflix all day long—Here’s how to apply

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 30, 2018

When it comes to jobs in this day and age, there are some pretty amazing opportunities, no matter what you may be into. Not only is working remotely (aka at home in your pajamas) becoming commonplace, but dream titles like paid world traveler, being a chocolate taster at Cadbury and mermaid are actual professions! But Netflix might have just …

The best jobs for every personality type

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 20, 2018

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Have you ever taken the Myers-Briggs personality test? Many of the country’s largest companies, and even some smaller …

Agents From Immigration And Customs Enforcement Agency Target About 100 7-Eleven Stores In Employment Of Undocumented Raids

7-Eleven is giving away $190K toward owning your own franchise

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 20, 2018

Ladies, have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? How about opening your own business? If so, 7-Eleven may have just the opportunity for you, as part of a once-in-a-lifetime giveaway. The convenience store chain is having a contest, called W.E. Take the Lead, that will give one female entrepreneur a chance to win her …

313,000 jobs added last month—here’s where they came from

CNN  |  March 13, 2018

The jobs recovery is broadening out and benefiting all Americans. There is a lot to like about the stellar February jobs report. But its most impressive takeaway is that people in traditionally blue collar and white collar industries got new jobs last month. Of the 313,000 jobs that were added last month, 92,000 were in …

Richard Branson is hiring an assistant to help run his private Caribbean island

Kate Streit  |  March 7, 2018

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson leads a pretty fabulous life. Since 1978, he has primarily lived on Necker Island, a private retreat in the British Virgin Islands. Now, the billionaire businessman is hiring an assistant, who will get to live on the exclusive island. The unique job opportunity is listed on LinkedIn, and the candidate …

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These are the most in-demand jobs for 2018

Kate Streit  |  March 6, 2018

If you’re looking for a new job this year, there are certain positions that employers are having a hard time filling, meaning you’ve got a better chance of actually landing the job. Job posting website CareerCast analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts, trade and professional association data, graduation rates and their own …

This Man Is Getting Paid $10,000 A Month To Explore Cancun

Kate Streit  |  March 5, 2018

How would you like to get paid to hang out in Cancun? How does $10,000 a month sound? It sounds like a fantasy job, but it’s a real role. Last year, Cancun.com announced that they were looking to hire a “CEO”— Cancun Experience Officer—to live the good life in Cancun, Mexico, for six months and …