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Work for PGL this summer

3onFriday: 3 Jobs Abroad Next Summer With PGL

PGL began recruitment for overseas positions on September 1, signalling the first step on the route for up to 2,500 successful applicants to take up their roles in the UK, France and Spain in summer 2016. PGL have varied roles for next summer, including in retail, housekeeping, admin, maintenance, instructor positions, and language jobs. Positions are already filling up but the three we have highlighted here are all available now. Read More
Get Links to Your Blog

3onFriday: 3 Quick Ways to Get a Link to Your Site

Link building is an essential part of growing an online business but with Google frowning on excessive link quid pro quos and guest posting somewhat thrown into disrepute by sponsored posts and link buying, it is ever harder to get those vital links that the Big G considers an endorsement of your very online existence. Fortunately, by answering a few questions, sending us a crap photograph or even just forwarding a screenshot of your smart phone, we’ll be willing to send you some link love. Read More
Tour Leader Work in Thailand

3onFriday: 3 Tour Group Leader Jobs in Thailand

A good leader can make or break a tour and will need to suit the company they will keep. For Southeast Asia backpacker tours this means having the energy of a Duracell Bunny, able to cope with both alcoholic overindulgence and cultural overload.Read More
Work exchanges for surfers

3onFriday: 3 Help Exchange Volunteer Projects for Surfers

Surfers are generally a relaxed, friendly bunch, so when they put down roots and find themselves in a position to open a hostel they tend to welcome kindred spirits to help them out around the place. While the itinerant surfer helpers they once were get a free bed, usually food, and perhaps use of a board too, the hostel owners benefit from having someone keeping an eye on things while they hit the waves themselves.Read More
Ski Jobs in the USA

3onFriday: 3 Places to Find Ski Resort Jobs in the USA

Though the sun is high in the summer sky snowheads will be counting down the days until the first snows touch the mountain tops in the Alps. But working travellers needn’t confide their job search to Europe. North American ski resorts will also begin welcoming holidaymakers in November and will have need of a temporary intake of workers from then until the end of the ski season in early April to serve beers, cook breakfasts, clean rooms, hire out skis and staff ski lifts.Read More
English Teaching Assistant Jobs Abroad

3onFriday: 3 English Teaching Assistant Programmes Abroad

If you are willing and able to get out in front of the students and teach your own language, several governments around the world will welcome you with open arms to their country and put some money in your pocket too. We’ve picked out three varied countries where you could soon find yourself spending up to a year as an English language assistant.Read More
Horse riding work exchanges

Work With Horses Through These Seven Voluntary Help Exchanges

There are plenty of places around the world for horse riders to get a quick equine fix but only by volunteering can travellers hope to spend any length of time directly with horses. Most work exchange hosts will prefer volunteers to stay at least a month, but longer stays are often required.Read More
HelpStay Work Exchangesoject

17 Great HelpStay Projects to Travel on the Cheap This Summer

HelpStay connects independent travellers with farms, house holders, art retreat centres, ecovillages, backpacker hostels, surf lodges, vineyards, ranches, schools, monasteries and kibbutzim who are looking for a few hours of help in return for a place to stay. Food is usually provided too, while others perks can include horse riding, free use of bikes or surf boards, and the chance to learn new skills. Read More
Work in a Ski Resort

2015/16 Ski Resort Recruitment is Underway

Even in Turkey the summer sun is only just beginning to get serious about beating down on us with any concentrated intensity. The duvet is still on the bed, the fan sits in bits unused on the office floor and, despite being a man overly fond of winter coats and shade, I’ve yet to cast a spiteful eye at the fiery orb in the sky and wish it would just bugger off already. Nonetheless, recruitment for the ski season is already well under way.Read More

13 Tips from Redditors on Finding a Job and Working in a Hostel

Reddit is a great source for getting answers, There is even a dedicated AMA – Ask Me Anything – subreddit for learning more about other people’s lives. Just today, experts, or those with just far too much time on their hands, are providing insights into topics as diverse as working at Walmart, serving in the US 101st Airborne Division, delivering pizza, getting stabbed repeatedly, accidently sleeping with a ladyboy and being constipated. Read More