Thinking About a New Shoreside Career? New Report Finds Reality is Not What You Think

So you have worked at sea your entire career and are thinking about coming ashore, but you're not sure what to expect or even where to start. What sort of career paths are available? Where do the best opportunities lie? Do ex-seafarers make good office workers? How much money will you make? These are just a few of a number of questions addressed in a new report by … [Read more...]

Maritime Salaries Rise Despite Industry Woes [REPORT]

Maritime and offshore industry recruitment group, Faststream, has released their annual Maritime Salary Review, looking at salary trends across a number maritime and offshore sectors. The report, based on responses of over 4,000 shipping professionals from offshore to cruise, found that despite shipping industry woes, salaries across nearly all sectors continue to rise. In … [Read more...]

Coming Ashore? 10 Things You Should Do When Interviewing

10 Things You Should Do When Interviewing by Matt Furhman - Faststream Earlier this week we brought you the Top 10 Things You Shouldn't Do When Interviewing.  Hopefully you did a self evaluation and were able to catch yourself guilty of too many infractions.  This week we right the ship to bring you more helpful tips. Now let's take a look at 10 things you SHOULD do in an … [Read more...]