This is an opportunity for you to share your value and expertise. Take the time to find a position that is tailored for you.
A position that is tailored for you will do one or more of the following things:
Works well for your schedule: After all you are working part-time for a reason, right? Start by determining what you need. Think about whether you want a set number of hours or have flexibility.
The majority of time is spent working on something you enjoy: Think about what types of projects you enjoy and just as importantly, what you don’t like to do. You might love numbers and spreadsheets and hate design. A job tailored for you, provides projects that allows you to create tons of spreadsheets.
Gives you as much responsibility as you want: Working part-time doesn’t mean you can’t own your projects if that is important to you. Be clear with yourself about how much responsibility you want.
Fits your personality: If you enjoy working with people, the position should have some interaction with others such as customer service, opportunities for collaboration, or meetings. If you are more introverted and a lot of interaction drains you, a position which allows time for independent, quiet work might help you thrive.
Values your input: As a part-time professional, you have the unique ability to bring an outside perspective. Participating in staff meetings and brainstorming sessions can allow you to share your insights.
Provides you an opportunity to learn new skills: You might choose to work part-time because you want to learn about a new industry. Or you might need continuing education and a position offers this. If you are open to learning, there is much to learn regardless of the type of position.
Creates stability: Working part-time does not have to be temporary.