3 Economic Variables That Effect Your Staffing Options

Here at My Adventure Jobs, we do our best to stay on top of economic trends so we can provide the best insight and resources regarding your recruiting strategies. Here are some recent updates that will affect you as a recruiter.

US Economy near full employment 


According to Fortune magazine, the US economy is performing well. That means unemployment is low. Currently, there are fewer job seekers out there and competition for qualified employees is at its highest point in a decade. Expect fewer applicants if you’re currently hiring.  Consider offering sign on bonuses, or other perks to your already amazing employment benefits.  


The good news? With rising wages, consumers have been spending more. So, while you might be struggling to find the best people you can at least take comfort in the fact that the economy is running smoothly and there are plenty of people out there ready to spend money!

Culture and compensation are key


With recruiting competition high, job seekers have the freedom and flexibility to be discerning in their job choice. Offering competitive wages is now critical for finding the best and brightest team members.


However, we all know there are limited funds available. So, what else can you do to attract potential employees?


In today’s market, company culture plays a bigger role than ever. When creating an adventure job post clearly define what your organization is about and the values it holds. Job seekers want to work in a culture that resonates with them. Highlight your values and what you can offer team members. It’s not just about the money — it’s about the whole package that you bring to the table.


Additionally, make sure your adventure job ads and employer profile are updated with stunning photos. To make a solid first impression and draw them in, use captivating photos that showcase your amazing workplace and the environment employees will be working in. After all, a picture says a 1,000 words!  There’s no easier way to say come work at this amazing adventure job than posting a stunning photo of landscape or atmosphere surrounding you. 

My Adventure Jobs appeals to more applicants


My Adventure Jobs have increased our own outreach to ensure a steady flow of applicants. Targeted social media campaigns and advertising connect us directly with job seekers, ensuring there is always a wealth of job seekers hunting for their next contract.  The vanlife movement has spurred inspiration across multiple demographics to pursue passion and adventure over conventional jobs and security.  The culture of today’s jobseekers are more focused on the experience than they were 10 years ago.  

How My Adventure Jobs is bringing applicants to your positions

My Adventure Jobs is also reaching out to areas of the job market that might not have heard of seasonal work. We’re constantly on the hunt for new markets to explore, enabling us to bring in fresh candidates who might not be familiar with the benefits of seasonal adventure job work.

The job market is always changing. By staying one step ahead, you’ll be able to roll with the punches and ensure your organization has the best candidates available!

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