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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The Importance of Transparency

For Employers

The trials and errors of life teach us that things generally turn out better when we have more knowledge, interact with honest communication, and are overall better prepared for whatever we’re going into. Be that a relationship, an adventure, or an investment (which for job seekers, accepting one of…

2021 Staffing and Recruiting Outlook

For Employers

The 2021 summer hiring season is in full swing, and it’s safe to say that this is one of the most challenging and uncertain times in decades to be planning and staffing for a recreation, tourism, and hospitality business. Check out our guide 2021 Staffing and Recruiting Outlook.

Focusing on the Employee Experience

For Employers

The employee experience is directly related to your company culture. You can think of your company culture as its personality – it defines the environment in which employees work. Company culture includes a variety of elements, including work environment, company mission, values and ethics.

CoolWorks Fall Webinar Recap

COVID-19 Resources, For Employers

With summer employers at the end of their seasons, and winter employers ramping up their hiring, we thought late September provided a great opportunity to bring seasonal HR professionals, managers and owners together for a community conversation. Fifty seasonal employers from across the country, representing 18 states and a…

Winter Seasonal Job Destinations

Job Seekers Guide

With the summer season now over, many of you are looking ahead to your winter adventure. We thought an overview of the different winter opportunities might be helpful. And you might learn about some that hadn’t even crossed your mind! Winter seasonal jobs are often synonymous with skiing. Back…