When should I apply to do my ski season?

By adamrowden, 20 Jul '12 at 09:35

So, you fancy working a ski season but need to know when you should start applying for roles? Well, read on to find out more.

The main recruitment time is July - October. During this time all the companies will be busy reviewing CV's and interviewing. For more information on when to apply click here.

Don’t panic if you haven’t got a job by November. Companies regularly contact Natives looking for staff up to the start of the season thanks to last minute drop-outs caused by unforeseen job offers and love affairs.

By December, it may be that we might put you in contact with a company who will give employ you on the basis of a telephone interview. We will have spoken to you first though, so there's no point trying to bluff it - we know what questions to ask!

There are still jobs available through the season itself as many staff either can't hack it and don't last or leave for a number of reasons. Working a ski season is actually quite hard work and some have neither the ability nor inclination for this. The first week in January is usually when they resign or are sacked, so a well-timed call to us then can often pay off.

How to apply

1. Make an impression
Send us your CV and we will check with you first to see what sort of job would suit you best, then make sure if gets in front of the people who should be seeing it. We are the leading supplier of winter staff and are recognised as the most reliable source of staff in the industry. Over 100 travel companies have used our services to find staff making this the most efficient and easiest way to apply.

2. Traditional
Ring/write off for an application form around June and post it in.

3. Head out to resort
Once the season has started it's often cheaper for companies to replace staff out in resort. If you have decided to try and find a job in resort, don't forget to introduce yourself to a few of the reps and leave your telephone number. This is not an option for the cash-poor or the faint-hearted. Many return home empty-handed.

4. Keep checking our jobs pages
There's always new jobs and employers coming in so keep checking our Jobs page.

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