You Acquire New Skills: You might take up a job which requires you to use a certain skill set, that you did not employ ever before to pursue a job. This skill set might act like a cherry on top, with your current skill set. For instance, you work as a customer service support agent and take a part-time job that requires the skills of a data entry operator. So, after you have spent a considerable amount of time working on both the roles, you can apply for higher job openings, that require the skills which you acquired as a data entry operator and as a customer service agent.
Might Lead To a Better Job: As mentioned above, part-time jobs allow you to acquire skills and expertise, which might lead to a full-time job offer from the same domain or the employer. If you work with high amount of dedication and commitment, your employer might offer you a full-time role considering the fact that you have added value to his business, that too, being a part-timer and shall help you in getting identified as a professional who brings to the table more than what they promised.
A Strengthened Network of Professionals: Over a period of time, you will have worked with a diversified range of professionals from various; industries, domain and job sectors. As experts say a professional network opens up wider avenues of business, you never know, a full-time job offer might arise from this network of professional that you have curated over the years.
First Step Towards Being an Entrepreneur: Working as a part-timer is more like working as an entrepreneur or as a business owner. As a part-timer, you are responsible for marketing your skills and services, following up on payments and negotiating for payment plans, which is more of working like an entrepreneur. Hence, after working as a part-timer over the years, you will master the tricks of your trade and can emerge as an entrepreneur offering the same services, on a bigger scale as compared to a part-timer.