Working at Summer Camp: Keeping the Fire Alive
Mon, 03/13/2023 - 15:47
Journalism student Dan Gray shares his experience working at camp and interviews camp professionals about the staffing shortage.
Addressing the Elephant in Camp: Little Pay Creates Big Challenges
It was the middle of May, and I was sitting in my office following another Saturday morning of interviewing counselor applicants for the summer camp season. Three interviews total...
The Ultimate Guide to Staffing Your Kitchen
It’s not you. With a 3:1 ratio of available culinary positions to applicants, the labor shortage for kitchen staff continues to be a harsh reality. The Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Indiana Camp Community Connection Meeting
Tue, 02/14/2023 - 16:11
Join fellow camp professionals from across the state on Zoom on March 9th at 1pm Eastern for an hour of community conversation. We have 3 components planned: Volunteers from the...
Creating an Experience for Potential Summer Staff
Mon, 01/30/2023 - 15:34
It's not enough to just post online that your camp is hiring — here are tips for creating an experience that will help you recruit staff.
The New Normal: Rethinking Staffing Communications
Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:18
These tips can help you increase your job post visibility and attract more prospective staff candidates.
Getting Started on TikTok to Reach Your Ideal Staff Member
Mon, 10/31/2022 - 11:18
Learn how to leverage your camp's TikTok account to grow your staff and communicate with them authentically.
Staff Recruitment: Assessing Your Needs and Making Connections
Staff recruitment — whether you call it a plan, process, or task — is an ongoing activity that needs constant attention, documentation, and planning.
Quiet Quitting Isn’t New: It Isn’t Even Quiet — Or Quitting
Mon, 10/17/2022 - 14:08
Today's workers aren't "quiet quitting" — they just have different needs that they need workplaces to meet.
"This or That" Reflection for Staff Hiring and Recruitment
Mon, 10/03/2022 - 14:55
The "This or That" game encourages folks to make a decision given only two choices. We invite you to think about each “this or that” with regards to your own staffing strategies to gain insight for the upcoming recruiting season.