Applying for a job on CoolWorks.com is a bit different than a typical job application process. Seasonal employers recruit and make hiring decisions months in advance of a job or operating season start dates, and each employer has their own unique application process.
THE conference for seasonal HR and Recruiting Managers to gather, learn, share and invent the strategies and tactics that make their property’s HR efforts successful. Everything from recruiting, retention, and recreation to employment law updates, creative solutions to the growing housing crunch, and invaluable networking.
Your date range availability, previous work experience, flexibility in job choice and attention to detail in the application process can all make a big impact on how you stand out in a crowded applicant pool.
A recruiting strategy is necessary, a retention strategy is crucial. You’ve worked hard to get them there and now you want to keep them there. The employees who are motivated, coached and mentored are the ones that will return as your department head managers and supervisors in future seasons.
There’s some real wisdom in that old saying, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” A lot like an easter egg hunt, there are many colorful and exciting job opportunities on CoolWorks – and you should take a shot a those that strike your fancy.
Employers need staff to cover their entire season, so many will hire a combination of full season staff, early season staff and late season staff. In our experience, preference is given to those who can work the entire season – but there are plenty of short season opportunities out there as well.
Returning service personnel may find that a seasonal Job In A Great Place might be just the ticket to explore a new part of the country, or to put a newly acquired job skill to work. With employee housing and meal plans on-site with many of the employers on CoolWorks, the transition to seasonal life may be simple.