Brandon Smith explains how a holiday job can be a step up. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)

Now is the time for all you holiday elves to grab that part-time work for the next few weeks, whether it’s in retail, package delivery companies, or other businesses that have extra work around the holidays.

You might even be able to pick up some extra hours at your regular job.

Our career and workplace expert Brandon Smith tells us it’s key to be enthusiastic about whatever holiday work you choose so you’ll stand out among the applicants. We have more from him in this week’s Working on GPB Radio.