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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Retention Starts With Motivation

For Employers

A recruiting strategy is necessary, a retention strategy is crucial. You work hard to get them there and it will require intention to keep them. Employees that are motivated, coached and mentored may someday return as future leaders.

Life on a Dude Ranch

Job Seekers Guide

Dude ranches or guest ranches – whatever you call them, they offer incredible experiences with potential life-changing benefits for the people who come to work for a season. There are tremendous opportunities and experiences to be had.

Using CoolWorks.com

Job Seekers Guide

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.