Time for another great guest blog spot! I think many of us will relate to Mary’s story – that initial unwillingness to think about a job or focus on our future until we really have to! Over to you Mary: ‘At 15 I didn’t have a clue what I wanted to pursue as a career.
In another of our guest blog series, university student Megan Carter shares both her experiences of choosing studies over seasonal work, and tells the story of a successful and fulfilling seasonal job: Are you stuck on what to do after leaving school? Want a break from education? Then Holiday Staff is the one for you.
When I was a student oh so many years ago, my main seasonal or holiday job was working as a labourer in a cement works in Weardale, County Durham. Readers might be thinking at this point this is a trip down memory lane and this has nothing to do with me…but persevere – read on
Who is behind the lovely logo and graceful graphics of Holiday Staff? Thousands of budding entrepreneurs launch businesses, and try to carve out a niche for themselves. So what? But what makes those businesses unique, newsworthy or an interesting prospect is their back story, and their future vision. I’ve been told to ‘make it personal’
Quality, not quantity. A phrase that you hear a lot, and here at Holiday Staff we are feeling rather proud of the quality of our job seekers. We have been told many times by our advertisers how pleased they are with the standard of applications coming through from Holiday Staff. In the last couple of weeks
In another of our series of guest blogs, Hayley Lancaster, All Together Guidance Professional for Essex and Suffolk, tells her own story of seasonal work. A Careers Adviser’s personal experience of seasonal work… I challenge anyone to find a Careers Adviser who, in their school days, set out to work in the careers sector. Many
Follow this practical advice from Brighter Futures – Employability Derbyshire and bag yourself a seasonal job! We’ve all been in the situation of needing a little extra cash at times, haven’t we? Seasonal work tends to take place during busy periods for employers – typically this is during Summer and Winter (Christmas) holidays. They are
Five Skills Gained From Seasonal Work by Imogen McGowan Seasonal work is a great way to gain experience whilst earning but, not only that, it’s a fantastic opportunity to add marketable and core skills to your CV. When looking for employment it’s essential to be able to provide examples to verify your skills, and seasonal
Josh decided to leave Devon behind, and headed to the other side of the world for his gap year adventures. ‘I worked at a gin and cocktail bar in Wanaka, New Zealand, for the summer season, starting in November and finishing in April. I had never worked in a bar before, I had no knowledge