Member Benefit: New Year, New Employees?

February 6, 2019, Department, by National Recreation and Park Association

2019 February NRPA Update New Year New Employees 410

When park and recreation professionals want to land their next job or break into the field, they turn to the NRPA Career Center. With more than 18 million page views since its inception, the NRPA Career Center is the online resource for reaching qualified park and recreation professionals you won’t find anywhere else. It’s a new year and it’s time to start thinking about hiring qualified individuals for your open positions. Here are four reasons employers should be using the NRPA Career Center:

  1. New Year Discount – Use the code NEWYEAR19 before midnight ET February 28 to receive 20 percent off any NRPA 7-day posting or the 30 Single Job Posting Package.*
  2. 1,093 Average Views Per Job – There’s no better place to find a qualified park and recreation professional. Employers receive an average of 10 applications per posting. The Career Center provides access to roughly 7,000 searchable résumés. New resources for employers include sample job descriptions, tips to conduct a successful interview and background screening information.
  3. Free Internship Postings – Since you’re already thinking about summer hiring, why not post your open internship positions? NRPA members receive FREE internship and seasonal position packages.
  4. Easily Manage Your Applications – After your job listing is posted, it’s time to manage all the applications you’ve received. Stay organized by marking candidates you are interested in and deleting applicants whose qualifications don’t fit the position. Don’t forget to check out your job statistics to find actual numbers of views, applications, clicks and job forwards.

*Bonus: This can be applied to already discounted NRPA member pricing!

Don’t fall behind in 2019. Create an employer account on the NRPA Career Center and gain access to qualified individuals who are eager to make a difference at your agency, today! 

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