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Our two pennies worth when it comes to Seasonaire life

By somewhereelsecalls, 2 Sep at 16:03
Lots of people have asked us in the past how we have manged to get into the lifestyle we lead, and with all the information available on the internet it can get confusing. Getting secondary advice from everywhere is usually wrong so why not hear it from the horses mouth? There are Seasonaires out there who have been doing this even longer than us but not many are writing about it.
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Chalet Couple | The Interview

By ChaletCouple, Thu 27th Oct, 2016 at 09:52
It’s the biggy, you’ve landed an interview woohoo! Now what?
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Chalet Couple | The application stage...

By ChaletCouple, Tue 27th Sep, 2016 at 11:49
Decision made. You want to do a ski season. Maybe even make it regular or turn it into a career, perfect! Just one snag; no one is going to give you your first job for nothing! Whilst getting that first job can open doors to further work or continual seasonal employment from the same company, getting it in the first place can be a real ball ache. Like all ski season employers, they know you’re there to pick up that free season long lift pass and ski hire and hit the slopes all day. The only snatch is that you can’t really just say that in your job application and expect a positive response though, so get ready to unleash your inner A* BS.

And the first port of call for that new found BS, the job application.

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How to get a job as a Seasonnaire

By annysadventures, Thu 11th Feb, 2016 at 12:16
This article will explore the different ways in which you can obtain a job as a seasonniare, a winter season job and summer season job, including advice on companies and websites to use.
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Results Day – What do I do now?

By natives_cs, Wed 12th Aug, 2015 at 14:58
It’s that time of year – results day! Well done on getting here, it may well be the biggest day in your life so far, and no matter what your results, you deserve to give yourself a pat on the back!
Did you get exactly what you dreamed and fancy a year out or a career with a difference?
Did your results fall a little short and you’re facing the daunting task of the clearing pages?
The inevitable question for you is: What Now?
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Skiidy Gonzales: How to be a Transfer Driver in the Alps

By Natives_admin, Fri 5th Jun, 2015 at 14:29
There has been a lot of talk over the last year or so about changes to Swiss employment legislation and how this effects the transfer industry. This put a lot of people off applying to be a transfer driver in 2014 and many seasonnaires, who could have been employed last winter, left it too late to apply meaning they couldn't start work in December.
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Natives Job Fair Preview: The Hive Cookery School

By Natives_admin, Wed 13th May, 2015 at 14:49
Cookery Courses are always some of our most popular, so we're delighted to announce that The Hive Cookery School will be joining us at the Novotel on the 20th June. If you're thinking of doing a season, their course will give you all the skills you need to make that happen. But i'll let them tell you all about it themselves, read on below for more information.
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Work and Travel in Canada 2014

By user41563, Wed 30th Oct, 2013 at 16:06
To truly experience the vast and changing landscape that is Canada and take in the fascinating and diverse cultures of its people requires time and money. Taking a gap year to become completely immersed in the Canadian way of life is made possible by organisation like Smaller Earth. Their help and support in obtaining all the documentation necessary for working while exploring the stunning natural beauty of the second largest country in the world removes any angst from this thrilling undertaking.
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Ski Instructor Jobs on the Rise for Winter 2013/14

By user41563, Thu 17th Oct, 2013 at 11:01
There are a handful of dream jobs out there, but surely it does not get much better than working as a ski instructor in the heart of the Rockies! It may sound like an exclusive career choice, but it is really a widely accessible option, aspiring instructors just need a simple Level 1 qualification to make the mark, and from there it is possible to add more credentials and climb the instructor ladder.
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Natives Summer Jobs Fair 2013 dates announced!

By adamrowden, Thu 21st Mar, 2013 at 13:32
If you are looking to work a ski season The Natives Job Fair provides a unique opportunity to be in a room at the same time as a host of ski tour operators who are currently seeking staff for the upcoming season!
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