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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 […]

Five Facts About Volunteer Workamping

Volunteering is one way to Workamp. It can have many rewards for those who choose to give of their time and efforts to an organization. For us, volunteering has given us an RV site and special experiences. by Jaimie Hall Bruzenak This article comes from an issue of Workamper News magazine. COPYRIGHT by Workamper News. […]

Winter Workamping

“How can I find a Workamping position in the winter?” is a question we hear often. Positions aren’t as plentiful in the winter since many Workamper employers in the northern part of the U.S. close their operations. Typically, in winter, travelers go where the weather is nicer, but in a much smaller geographic area. Thus, […]

5 Reasons to Avoid Facebook in Your Workamper Job Search

Sure, everyone likes “free” things, but “free” usually comes with a tradeoff… Thanks to the Internet, there are many ways to go about finding and researching Workamping jobs, but as the popularity of Workamping expands, so too does the amount of effort one must put forth to review it all. Dozens of Facebook groups geared […]

Waiting to Hear…from a Workamper Employer

Be patient. Workamper Bob and Anne sent out 35 resumes. Initially only five responded. It took awhile, but they eventually began hearing back from those employers. The hiring process can take a while. Give it time to work. by Jaimie Hall Bruzenak This article comes from an issue of Workamper News magazine. COPYRIGHT by Workamper […]