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The Compass Blog is your guide to navigating the world of Jobs in Great Places®! We cover a wide range of topics relating to seasonal and outdoor jobs, including tips and how to's, travel ideas, personal finance advice, fun stories of history and personal experiences, and much more!

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Bedazzled – April 9, 2017

Living in the borderlands region of southern Arizona, the border wall looms large, both physically and emotionally. However, there’s a one mile long stretch of it just south of the small southeastern Arizona town of Naco, across the border in Naco, Sonora, Mexico where brightly colored paint and messages…

Spring Fever – March 26, 2017

I think that it’s often something kin to spring fever that brings job seekers to CoolWorks. There’s the real world and traditional careers. Then there’s the promise of the open road and the potential for a new incredible place to call home each season.

Color Your World – February 26, 2017

“Intoxication with color, sometimes subliminal, often fierce, may express itself as a profound attachment to landscape. It has rightly been said: Color is the first principle of Place.” – Ellen Maloy

Where the Wild Things Are – February 12, 2017

Preserving our wild places – that is America’s Best Idea. We are proud to support efforts that protect our public lands for future generations, and we hope that each of you will seek out your own path to support and protect your wild spaces!

Celebrate the Differences – January 15, 2017

There have and always will be times when we feel united and when we feel separated as human beings. We will all know times of peace, and times of division, when we only seem capable of seeing each others’ skin, politics, faith, and any other attributes that differ from…