Researching a Potential Workamping Job

The biggest help to ensuring the Workamping job you take won’t be a negative situation for you is to do your due diligence BEFORE accepting the job. Not every job is right for every Workamper, so get as much information as you can so you can make the best decision for yourself. An idyllic-sounding opportunity […]

The Most Important Relationship in Workamping

Here’’s an interesting thought: Finding a job —for both employer and Workamper— has similarities to finding a marriage partner; it’’s all about relationship building. by Jaimie Hall Bruzenak This article comes from an issue of Workamper News magazine. COPYRIGHT by Workamper News. IT IS A VIOLATION OF U.S. COPYRIGHT LAW TO PUBLISH, POST, BROADCAST OR […]

How to Handle Taxes When Workamping in Multiple States

Many RVers, and those who Workamp in particular, work in multiple states during the year. How does that impact filing your taxes? The biggest factors to consider when you travel and work are the following: Domicile Physically working in a state Length of time spent in each state Domicile Domicile is important because it’s where […]

Workamper Scams – Beware, Be Cautious, Be Sure, Be Safe

Scammers, pirates, identity thieves, spoofers, fraudsters…they go by many names, and they are targeting Workampers. Are you practicing good internet hygiene? Are you doing your best to keep your sensitive data secure and protect it from theft or attacks? As a Workamper, you may be tempted by the allure of “free” websites, but have you […]

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The Most Powerful Job Search for Workampers is Here!

Workampers can now search through the largest quantity of help wanted ads with more options than ever before! The Hotline Jobs page at Workamper.com displays new Workamper job listings submitted in the last 14 days. Not only do we (Workamper News) have the most Workamper job listings anywhere, but now our members will experience even […]

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Workampers & Workers Compensation

Do Employers have to cover Workampers under their Workers Compensation? Should I asked if I’ll be covered? Well, the answers are “maybe” and “yes” — in that order. Except as noted below, Workers Compensation is the law, and there’s no way around it: Employers must provide workers compensation for their employees. Workers compensation pays for […]

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What is Workamping?

Let’s start at the very beginning. A very good place to start. Some readers of this blog may have just been introduced to the term Workamping. So today, let’s cover what this term (that we created back in 1987 when we started this industry) truly means! There are a few misconceptions about who Workampers are […]

How to Open Yourself Up to the Most Workamping Opportunities

Workampers who put effort into staying connected year-round with the world of Workamping open themselves up to the most possibilities. You never know when that “perfect position” is going to be posted to our Hotline or published in our jobs magazine.  Plus, we have many Employer members who find all their Workampers by looking through […]

Figuring the True Cost of Workamping

Our first year out Workamping, we talked to a co-worker in the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. Bruce was back for his third season. He had spent the previous winter in Big Bend National Park in Texas working for the concessionaire. Though he worked full-time and only paid about $25/month for his RV site, his comment […]

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Workamping Resume Better

Here at Workamper News, we have the opportunity to see a lot of Workampers’ resumes. Thousands of Workampers every year use our step-by-step Resume Builder tool (available to our Diamond & Platinum members) to help them create a resume geared towards the Workamping adventures they seek. Even though our Resume Builder makes this process much […]