A maritime recruitment and crewing system solution is an integrated piece of software that allows you to do everything from applicant tracking to contract signing to crew planning to document storage to English Test scheduling to travel arrangements and more.
Applicant Tracking System
Read Martide's blog posts for tips and information for shipowners, crew managers and maritime recruitment agencies on the benefits of using an Applicant Tracking System.
As a manager or manning agent working in maritime recruitment or crew planning in the shipping industry, you know how important it is to make sure that your office staff - your recruitment operators and your crew planners - are motivated and productive. Here are some tips to make sure that happens!
When you work in maritime recruitment and crew planning being organized is crucial. You have so many different aspects of the job to deal with that it can feel like you’re juggling twenty tasks at once. In fact, maritime recruitment can feel like regular recruitment on steroids sometimes!
As a manning agent you need to track your candidates’ statuses. Martide make that simple for you! We know you’ve lots of hopeful applicants to keep tabs on and you need to support shipowners and seafarers in a timely fashion. Here we tell you how to do that using our maritime recruitment platform.
The dictionary defines adaptability as “...being able to adjust to new conditions.” And it’s a crucial trait for the maritime industry to possess: future technologies have infiltrated every facet of our traditional sector and companies who bury their heads in the sand need to shape up or ship out.
The first thing to do when weighing up any kind of business decision is to create a list of pros and cons so that you can see, almost at a glance, if the solution or product you are considering really will work for you.
We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all at Martide. We believe it’s your maritime recruitment platform and you should be able to find the ideal crew member for your open seafarer jobs. So we created Recruitment Pipelines where you can add as many or as few steps to your Pipeline as you need.
Many manning agents who work with clients in the shipping industry are struggling to stand out amongst their sea of competitors. After all, crewing agencies are two-a-penny in traditional port towns and cities. But what are the reasons behind this issue? And could technology be the answer?
Knowing what is happening with your seafarer job candidates at every stage of the maritime recruitment pipeline is crucial if you’re a shipowner or crew manager who wants to fill your vacant jobs at sea in a timely, cost-effective and efficient manner.
Applicant tracking systems (ATS) aren’t exactly breaking news, but in the world of maritime recruitment they can be an absolute lifesaver when it comes to sourcing candidates, keeping track of applications, and knowing exactly which stage of the recruitment process a seafarer is at any given time.
You’ve heard the term Software as a Service (SaaS) but are you 100% sure what it means and, more importantly, how it could help you run your shipping company or manning agency with more efficiency? An SaaS can be invaluable in streamlining maritime recruitment and crew planning so let’s take a look.
Are you reading this blog post on your laptop or desktop computer? Or are you reading it on your phone? Why are we asking, you might wonder. But trust us, there is a point to this. And it can affect the way you run your maritime recruitment and crew planning operations. Welcome to mobile recruiting.
We know making sure you have a well-stocked candidate database is vital in maritime recruitment. But aligning some ranks and crew change dates can be easier said than done. And rushing to find not only that rank, but also the right seafarer in that rank, can be stressful. Here’s how Martide helps!
Welcome to Martide. We’re thrilled that as a shipowner or manager you’ve decided to simplify your maritime recruitment processes and crewing systems by joining us! If you created a Martide account and are wondering what to do next, read on as we take you through five steps to get you up and running.
For shipowners and managers, delegation is a big part of the job. That’s why we created the Users function. It’s where you can invite co-workers to create an account with Martide so you can add them to a User Group and give them admin rights to the backend of your applicant tracking system.
As a small to medium-sized shipowner or manager, you know maritime recruitment can be stressful. But the good news is, there’s a way you can minimize the stress (and expense) of constantly trying to find new seafarers. You just need to develop an effective maritime recruitment process. Here’s how.
In maritime recruitment your time to hire is vital. You’ve crew change over dates to meet and it’s crucial you make the deadlines. But if you’re facing an uphill battle when it comes to filling your seafarer job vacancies in a timely fashion, it’s time to take a look at what may be slowing you down.
Do you feel like you should be getting more candidates applying for your seafarer jobs? You know your company is great to work for but applicants are either not coming through the door or are dropping out of the process halfway through. Could there be an issue with your maritime recruitment process?
In maritime recruitment you’re not only hiring people for your shore based maritime jobs but also seafarers on contracts. It’s not surprising it can feel like your HR department is chasing its own tail half the time! We take a look at how you can simplify your maritime recruitment efforts.
Martide loves technology, especially crewing systems! We use our passion and knowledge to help fuel the maritime industry. Tech should make life easier by eliminating mundane tasks and letting you focus on the core of your job.
How can you make your life easier while also giving your maritime recruitment drive the shot in the arm it needs? What is the one thing you can do to reduce your time to hire, fill vacancies more quickly and easily, and grow your seafarer candidate database? It’s time to talk about crewing systems.
Would your shipping company benefit from a crewing system that helps you streamline your hiring processes and manage seafarers more efficiently? Perhaps you’d find value in working with a maritime recruitment platform that gives you access to international manning agents? Let Martide show you how.
Are you a shipowner or manager fed up with trying to grow your candidate database to fill your jobs at sea? We’d love to tell you there’s a quick fix solution - but there isn’t. However the good news is, there’s some sure-fire ways to make the never-ending maritime recruitment drive less painful.
Growing your candidate database can be hard and though there may be plenty of seamen who are looking for jobs at sea, not all of them might make the grade. Of course you want licensed and qualified crew onboard your vessels, but are you being too picky when it comes to hiring for your seafarer jobs?
In shipping, not everyone is onboard when it comes to abandoning old practices and embracing new. Do your maritime recruitment agencies fall into that category? If you suspect the companies you use to fill your maritime jobs could be more efficient it’s time to take a look at who you partner with.
Times have changed and deciding whether or not to "go digital" is no longer something you can afford to consider in maritime recruitment today. If you're not embracing technology in your shipping company, you're going to fall behind your competitors.
Are you considering maritime recruitment and crewing software for your shipping company? Want all the benefits that come with integrated Applicant Tracking Systems? From job ads to ways to upload and sign seafarer contracts, wouldn’t it be great to have one centralized system taking care of it all?
There are so many moving parts in maritime recruitment and crew management in this industry that adopting cloud computing and integrated crewing systems has to be the way forward. Here's how Martide can help.