Resources

Oxbow Bend, Snake River

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Many of us on the Cool Works team have experienced seasonal work from both sides, as employees and employers.  We’ve gathered these resources to help you find, encourage, and train staff; find a gig that’s right for you; connect with your tribe from Millennials to Older and Bolder, or simply learn more about seasonal work in the United States. Have a topic suggestion? Please contact us!

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Deriving Opportunities from the Great Resignation

For Employers

We’re in a season of superlatives, and one of the top headline-grabbing trends of 2021 – The Great Resignation – continued in September, as the Labor Department reported on Friday that 4.4 Million workers left their jobs in September of 2021. The hardest-hit industry was Leisure & Hospitality, as…

The Great CAR Crash of 2021

For Employers

If you follow this newsletter or our Employer Resources with any regularity, you may have noticed some recurring themes over the last few months: a) big changes are happening in the world of the hospitality and tourism industries in the wake of the pandemic, and b) history indicates that,…

2021 Summer Recruiting Roundup

For Employers

Earlier this year, we published our 2021 Staffing and Recruiting Outlook. In looking ahead to try and predict what the hiring landscape would look like back in January, we predicted that this would be a tough year to hire, due to: a) the effects of ongoing fiscal stimulus and b)…