3 Things to Know about Summer Jobs

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By Lisa Hutchinson

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3_Things_to_Know_about_Summer_JobsSummer is nearing, and for many people, that means summer jobs are on the radar. Many students will be looking for employment during the next few months.

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If you happen to be on the job search, there are a few things you should know about summer employment. These tips could help you land a great job for the next few months.

1. Spring is the Busiest Time for Summer Jobs

Summer doesn’t officially start until late June, but most people have summer jobs on their minds long before then. That includes hiring managers who are posting jobs for the upcoming season.

Spring is the busiest time for summer job posting, even though it’s technically not summer yet.

There are a few good reasons for this. First, many college and university students are ready to begin summer employment in the spring. Second, it also takes time to post a job, interview people, and find the right candidate, so hiring managers often start early.

Training also has to happen once the hire has been made. Hiring managers are aware that they need to have their paperwork signed and their new hires trained before the end of June, when their senior team members may begin taking vacation. This is especially important if new hires are covering for vacation leave.

2. You Might Find a Job Searching Off Peak

Spring is also the time most people are searching for summer employment as well. You could find yourself in fierce competition.

While job postings decline once June rolls around, that doesn’t mean there are no job opportunities to be had. Employers continue to hire throughout the summer, and well into the fall. By July, there are usually more job postings than there are people searching.

You may not want to wait to find a job, but don’t be discouraged. Keep searching, and you may find an amazing opportunity that others have missed.

3. A Staffing Agency Can Help You Find the Right Job

Perhaps the most important thing to know about summer jobs is that a staffing agency, like Liberty Staffing Services, can help you find the right one. If you’ve been searching for a job without much luck, it might be time to talk to our recruiting experts at Liberty Staffing.

We can help you access job opportunities that aren’t publicly published, help you find jobs that match your skills, interests, and experience, and give you tips to ace the interview.

With our recruiters’ help, you’ll be able to find the right summer job sooner.


Lisa Hutchinson

I started with Liberty Staffing in 2004 as the Regional Business Manager of the London office. I have over 20 years of experience in the customer service and retail sectors, as well as leadership experience including Store Management, People Development and Recruiting. In 2016, our London location moved to a larger office in order to accommodate growth of our business, which included adding a Clerical Division.

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