Entries by Owen Senior

The Casio System Explained

The ‘Casio System’ – An Idiots Guide  The Casio System has been used to recognise and reward exemplary performance and high standards in the outdoor adventure sector for many, many years. The Casio System is beautifully simple and sublimely flexible – perfect for fast paced, customer service focused industry. The Basics  The Casio System utilises the benefits […]

Jobs at Land & Wave – Office Manager

Jobs at Land & Wave – Office Manager (Swanage) CLOSING DATE 16.00 THURSDAY 6TH APRIL Start date: End of April (2017) onwards  Rate of pay: £10 per hour. Hours of work: usually Monday – Friday 09:30 – 14:30 (but we can be flexible) Land & Wave helps people have excellent adventures in Dorset, the UK […]

Starting an Outdoor Company 5 Top Tips…

Have you though about starting an outdoor/adventure business?  We thought we’d share our top-tips (hopefully you wont make some of the mistakes that we made).Land & Wave: The Beginning  At the start of 2010 Land & Wave was two people, an idea and a hard saved £1200. The company is 7 years old. During 2017 […]

The Institute for Outdoor Learning – Looking for Outdoor Jobs. IOL Jobs

IOL (The Institute for Outdoor Learning) – Outdoor and Adventure Jobs IOL or Institute for Outdoor Learning website is the best place to look for good jobs in the outdoor/ adventure sector, almost every outdoor job that’s worth applying for will be advertised on www.outdoor-learning.org About IOL – Institute for Outdoor Learning The Institute for Outdoor Learning’s […]

Getting a job as an Outdoor Instructor

Working in the Outdoor/ Adventure Industry is brilliant. Getting enough qualifications to get a good job as an Outdoor Instructor can take some planning. If you want a career in the great outdoors you’re going to need to choose the best way for you to get qualifications and experience. We’ve listed a few different pathways below, […]

Wages in the Outdoor Industry

Wages in the Outdoor Education and Adventure Sector   Historically, wages in the Outdoor Education and Adventure Sector have been lower than the UK Average (.gov.uk) Many outdoor staff appear prepared to offset a generally high quality of life and good job satisfaction against lower-than-average wages. We put together some simple surveys and spent a […]

Coasteering Near London…

Fancy Coasteering near London? Read on… Coasteering near London is brilliant; hurling yourself into the sea, scrambling across wave cut rock, playing in swell that’s travelled across the Atlantic just so you can have fun. London isn’t know for it’s superb coasteering, if you want crystal clear water and a rugged coastline that’s just perfect for adventures then a little travel is called […]

Wages and Employment in The Outdoor Industry

Are you being paid at least minimum wage while working in the Outdoor Industry? Do you know the maximum your employer can charge you for accommodation? Are you receiving your full holiday entitlement while working in the Outdoor Industry?  Are you enrolled in a workplace pension?  Are you employed legally? (This one is really, really worth […]

Outdoor Industry Job Hunting Mistakes Top 10…

Looking For a Job in the Great Outdoors? Don’t Make These Mistakes. Over the last 12 months Land & Wave has recruited some amazing people to help us do what we do. We’re occasionally surprised at how little thought or care people put into their applications. Sometimes we get things that are just plain silly! […]