Fall Staffing season is upon us! And although the volume of new staff inquiries are fractions of what is to come after the Christmas break, the not so hidden value of CampStaff in the fall is that the active database already contains thousands of active job seekers.
Summer 2019 is in the rearview with 2020 approaching fast on the horizon and you know what that means…staffing season has begun. Here are a few tips to ease you back into the flow and let CampStaff help you get the staffing season off right.
Photo Credit Camp Kamaji for Girls The following article is sponsored content provided by Circuitree.com The quality of your summer camp staff can make or break the success of your season. Your staffers are the backbone of your camp that holds all of the operations together. You need an effective staff to ensure your all […]
photo credit: Camp Tanadoona Opening day of camp is just around the corner and you still have a few positions to fill. No need to panic, you have a few no cost or low cost options easily available and one huge annual event working in your favor. Colleges are wrapping up the school year and […]
There has been a large amount of attention lately being put on the topic of the mental health of summer camp staff. Rightfully so, as studies show that more than 80% of college students felt overwhelmed by all they had to do in the past year and 45% have felt things were hopeless. While the […]
photo credit Camp Kzoo/Super Rec, MI New staff will be at camp soon! They have interviewed, filled out forms, packed and travelled in preparation for their summer job. They may have driven a short distance or have flown across the world to work for you. Are you ready to show them that you appreciate them? […]
Are you frustrated with the lack of response to your staffing emails? You aren’t alone. We hear this from camps: “I found a great job candidate, I reached out, it started great and then nothing when I followed up with emails (cue cricket sounds).” Well, it might not be the job or you…it may be […]
Photo Credit Camp Highland, GA In a brainstorming conversation with a friend who is staffing for a camp with a smaller recruiting budget, we came up with some great ideas that camps can implement for free. Yes, Free! A great way to recruit has always been to ask your existing staff to bring a friend […]
photo credit JotForm.com In preparing for my own summer at camp this year, I’ve been thinking of how the people under my supervision organize themselves. Usually, I find a new supervisor spends the first 7-10 days of camp trying to figure out their “system” of organization. In the past, this system has taken on forms […]
Ghosting is the digital age version of standing you up. We are sure you’ve read about ghosting in the staffing world. Everyone from Google and Amazon on down is currently fighting this phenomenon. Newspapers, network news and every online media outlet has reported about ghosting job interviews, internship offers and actual jobs. The good news […]