As a busy shipowner or manager we’re guessing that delegation is probably a big part of your job. After all, you have enough things to do and you need to rely on your co-workers every now and again! That’s why we created the Teammates function - to enhance your applicant tracking system process and make maritime recruitment easier.

Teammates is where you can invite employees and coworkers to create an account with Once they’ve done so, you can add them to a User Group and give them administrative rights to the backend of the platform.

A how to guide for using the Teammates function

The sooner we explain how to use this feature, the sooner you can begin delegating your candidate and crew management - so let’s get started! First of all, log in to your account with

Click on your profile picture in the top right hand corner. You will see a drop down menu: click Settings and then Teammates:

Page on showing where to find the Teammates function under Settings

You’ll then be taken to this page:

Martide web page showing how to add a new employee

This is your applicant tracking system control panel where you can look for existing teammates in the search bar at the top, as well as add and then invite new teammates / co-workers to use the platform.

Of course we’ve also allowed you to choose permission levels for anyone you invite, so that you retain ultimate control over your maritime recruitment and crew management processes.

Conveniently, you can also see teammates who are ‘pending’ - meaning they haven’t yet accepted the invitation to join. If you want, you can remind them you're still waiting by clicking the Resend Invite button next to their name - that will give them a friendly little nudge in their email inbox!

Inviting a new teammate:

Next: a how to guide to inviting new teammates. In the image above you’ll see the blue Add button on the top left. Click that and you’ll be taken to the page pictured below.

All you need to do here is to enter the teammate’s name and email address and click Send Invitation to let them know you want them to join you. Simple!

Page on Martide's website showing how to invite an employee to join the team

Editing an existing teammate (or your own account)

Things change - we know that and so if you want to add or change any information about a teammate simply return to the main Teammates page and click Edit next to their (or your) name. You can then:

  1. Upload a profile picture or logo
  2. Edit the name and email address
  3. Select or change the timezone
  4. Select the vessel(s)

That page looks like this:

Web page on Martide showing a teammate's profile

And there you have it: a deceptively simple feature that’s really easy to use but will allow you to save time by enabling other trusted members of staff to have access to your maritime recruitment pipelines and applicant tracking system for easier candidate and crew management.

If you’d like to read any more about Teammates, here’s a user guide (less words, more pictures!) and if you’d like to find out how to then add Teammates to a User Group, you can learn all about that here.  

Plus, if you offer crew management services to your clients you can find out how to use the Supporters function on this page.

We hope you’ve found this blog post and guide to the Teammate function useful. Meanwhile if you'd like to know more about how Martide's applicant tracking system, can help you streamline interview management and make advertising your vacant jobs at sea easier, get in touch today.