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How Can Parkdean Careers Help Your Professional Journey?

Posting date: 20/07/2023

How Can Parkdean Careers Help Your Professional Journey?

 Professional life can often be a confusing yet rewarding journey and deciding on what you are going to do next is a key factor when the time comes to choosing a new career. The great thing is that there are a wide variety of options out there and you should consider all of these before you end up settling into your new job. So, what kind of roles are available and how should you choose what to do next? Well, in this blog we will talk through a few of these options and try to make it a little easier for you to make a decision. So, keep reading to find out more!

The fact is that we are all different and the likelihood is that you will have a very varied outlook on what career is best for you next. The important thing is to understand that this kind of thing is completely normal. In fact, most people nowadays have several different careers throughout their lifetime as working habits change and the professional landscape shifts. So, you should make sure that you are always doing something that you will enjoy so you make the most of your working life. Though, what are your options and how should you go about deciding what to do next?

The office job debate

We all go through different periods in our lives when our priorities and needs change. What is so good about the modern working culture is that when these changes happen it is easier than ever to switch your career and opt for a role that will suit you better. Of course, there is space for the traditional 9-5 office role and you might well think that this is the right role for you. However, there is far more out there for you to explore. Office roles do bring with them a dependable consistency which, if you have a young family or several other commitments might just be the perfect thing for you right now.

Though there is no doubt that office roles do come with their stresses. To start they often require long hours and deal with far more time-dependent projects. Of course, the pay is usually a touch higher in these roles but there is no question that you often end up paying the price elsewhere. So, for many, office roles are the kind of position that you take up when you have the time and the ability to handle this kind of thing. So, the key thing to remember is there are other options out there and before you settle into a new position you should look through the market.

Active roles

For many people staying active is a key part of maintaining a balanced and healthy life. In the more traditional work settings this can often become challenging and in some cases almost impossible. Though there are many other roles which you can choose which will help you to maintain an active lifestyle while at work. This will mean that you can maintain both your mental and physical health which are of course hugely important. So, if you're the kind of person that likes to get active then what are the kind of roles that you could be looking at? Keep reading to find out more.

When it comes to active job roles the world really is your oyster. There is a fantastically wide range of options available to you so make sure you look through them all before you decide. Of course, there are waiting roles in which you might well be interested which challenge your social skills and your ability to remain calm under pressure. Though, there are also more adventurous positions such as lifeguarding. These kinds of roles are as far away from the office job sector as you could possibly get and will teach you a wide range of skills that will stay with you forever.

The benefit of seasonal employment

There are a wide variety of different employment types and all of these will have different opportunities for both you and your co-workers. Though seasonal employment can offer you far more benefits than you might think at first. Put it this way, most of these roles will be based in areas that have outstanding natural areas of beauty where both you and your friends can go to enjoy your time off. What’s more your hours will follow a healthy routine giving you plenty of time to make the most of your days off. Whether you like to relax or find exciting activities to do seasonal employment is the perfect choice.

This kind of role is certainly a more modern concept when it comes to working and getting used to the idea is often challenging for some people. Though, once you find your rhythm you will be able to make the most of this kind of role. After all, you will benefit from far more freedom in comparison to traditional roles which will allow you to go and explore your local area with like-minded people. Certainly, this kind of opportunity to live a life somewhat disconnected from the standard working world can be incredibly rewarding and hugely beneficial for people's mental well-being.

How to make the most of seasonal employment

There are, of course, a wide variety of ways for people to make the most of seasonal employment. The first comes when you are employed during the popular season. While you will be working hard during this period there will be a great deal of people that you will surround with that are in a similar position. The chances are that they will have the same hobbies as you and a very similar perspective on life. This means that it is incredibly easy to make connections and friends which makes your days off all the more enjoyable. Making the most of these connections is a great way to enjoy the busy season.

The second key area to explore if you want to make the most of your seasonal employment is what you do in the off-season. These kinds of roles will give you a great deal of freedom during this period and there is a vast amount of things that you can do to make the most of this time. Many people save a great deal during the busy period and use these savings to go travelling and explore the world with their friends. This can be incredibly rewarding and often they make for life-changing experiences. While others start ambitious projects at home that teach them a great deal about a new skill or hobby.

Work/life balance

One of the largest issues to face the modern employment market is our work/life balance. Keeping a healthy lifestyle while earning enough money to live is of course a challenge and it always has been. Though, nowadays as people have been able to take their work home with them, thanks to laptops and modern-day technology, many people are losing this balance. Though it is imperative that you maintain some form of balance as overworking yourself can have some serious physical and mental effects. So, how can seasonal work help you with this? Keep reading this blog to find out more.

Seasonal work is well known around the world for being able to give you far more time for your hobbies and interests than other lines of work. As we have discussed, you will most likely be surrounded by a great deal of like-minded people and this will mean that you have people to share your hobbies with. As you might expect this encourages people to develop a healthy and sustainable work/life balance. You may enjoy surfing for example or hiking and seasonal work will give you the opportunities to make the most of these hobbies during your well-earned time off.

If you’re looking for summer roles in Devon then we have plenty of jobs at parkdean resorts. Here at Parkdean, we pride ourselves on having a brilliant work culture so contact us today to find out more. We love to talk you through some of our roles and see if anything we have available might suit you this summer!  

Jodie Smith our consultant managing the role
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